A Christmas Carol at the DCPA Theatre Company

A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens

Adapted by Richard Hellesen Music by David de Berry

Directed by Melissa Rain Anderson

This year the Denver Center For The Performing Arts Theatre Company continues the holiday tradition of telling the classic Dickens story, but this time it's billed as a reimagining. Melissa Rain Anderson is the new director at the helm and Sam Gregory takes over the iconic role of Ebenezer Scrooge.

If you are devoted to the previous version presented by the DCPA Theatre Company don't worry, all the music and magic are intact.

A Christmas Carol cast (listed alphabetically):

Daniel Berryman (DCPA’s Sweeney Todd) as Topper/Ensemble.

Latoya Cameron (DCPA debut) as Mrs. Cratchit/Ghost of Christmas Past.

Kevin Curtis (DCPA’s Sweeney Todd) as Dick Wilkins/Peter Cratchit/Ensemble.

Allen Dorsey (DCPA’s Lord of the Flies, A Christmas Carol) as Swing.

Napoleon Douglas (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) as Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come/Ensemble.

Jack Eller (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) as Ebenezer the Child/Ensemble.

Michael Fitzpatrick (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) as Mr. Fezziwig/Ensemble.

Sam Gregory (DCPA’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Hamlet, All The Way, A Christmas Carol) as Ebenezer Scrooge.

Kyra Lindsay (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) as Martha Cratchit/Ensemble.

Brody Lineweaver (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) as Ensemble.

Lars Lundberg (DCPA’s As You Like It) as Ensemble.

Chloe McCleod (DCPA debut) as Swing.

Timothy McCracken (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) will understudy Ebenezer Scrooge.

M. Scott McLean (DCPA’s Animal Crackers, As You Like It, A Christmas Carol) as Ensemble.

Chris Mixon (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) as Old Joe/Ensemble.

Grace Morgan (The Phantom of the Opera, DCPA debut) as Belle/Fred’s Wife/Ensemble.

Leslie O’Carroll (DCPA’s Benediction, A Christmas Carol) as Mrs. Fezziwig/Ensemble.

Jim Poulos (Broadway’s Rent, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, DCPA debut) as Fred/Young Ebenezer/Ensemble.

Wayne Pretlow (DCPA debut) as Ghost of Christmas Present/Ensemble.

Augie Reichert (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) as Tiny Tim/Ensemble.

Helen Reichert (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) as Belinda Cratchit/Ensemble.

Jeffrey Roark (DCPA’s Sweeney Todd, All The Way, A Christmas Carol) as Jacob Marley/Ensemble. Christine Rowan (DCPA’s Sweeney Todd, Animal Crackers, A Christmas Carol) as Ensemble.

Shannan Steele (DCPA’s Sweeney Todd, A Christmas Carol) as Ensemble.

Olivia Sullivent (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) as Fan/Ensemble.

Jackie Vanderbeck (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) as Charwoman/Ensemble.

Brian Vaughan (DCPA debut) as Bob Cratchit/Ensemble.

Owen Zitek (DCPA’s A Christmas Carol) as Edward Cratchit/Ensemble.

This production is affirming and heartfelt just as with previous years, but seeing a younger Scrooge touches a more immediate corner of the heart.

This company knows they are adding something special to our holidays. They are not sitting back and letting the reputation and tradition do the work, they are digging in with heart and urgency. as if this is the first time we are experiencing this story.

Tickets may be purchased in person in the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex at 14th and Curtis. at 303-893-4100 or

Created By
Eden Lane


production photos courtesy of the DCPA

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