A man dressed in a Victorian robe and nightcap holds a gold goblet in a toast. He stands next to woman dressed as Spirit of Christmas Present in a richly decorated green Victorian-style dress and sunburst crown.
Photo of Craig Wallace as Ebenezer Scrooge and Rayanne Gonzales as Spirit of Christmas Present in the 2021 production of A Christmas Carol by Carol Rosegg.

A Christmas Carol

A spirit-filled holiday treat for the whole family!

date November 24, 2021 — December 27, 2021
75 Minutes. No intermission.
Recommended for ages 5 and older.

Experience Charles Dickens’ beloved Yuletide story of transformation and redemption at Ford’s Theatre. Director of Artistic Programming José Carrasquillo directs a reimagined production based on Michael Wilson’s beloved Radio Play adaptation, featuring traditional caroling and new staging throughout. Craig Wallace returns as the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge who encounters the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future on a memorable journey.


Headshot of actor Jonathan Atkinson.

Johnathan Aktinson

Bob Cratchit/Ignorance

Michael Bunce

Second Solicitor/Undertaker/Urchin

Headshot of actress Debora Crabbe.

Debora Crabbe


Headshot for actress Maria Egler.

Maria Egler

Mrs. Dilber/Narrator

Headshot of actress Kristen Garaffo.

Kristen Garaffo

Mrs. Fred’s Sister/Beggar Woman/Urchin

Headshot for actress Rayanne Gonzales.

Rayanne Gonzales

Spirit of Christmas Present/Fruit and Cider Vendor

Headshot of actress Yesenia Iglesias.

Yesenia Iglesias

Mrs. Cratchit/Want

Headshot of actor Joe Mallon.

Joe Mallon

Spirit of Christmas Future/Mr. Marvel

Headshot of actress Justine Moral

Justine “Icy” Moral

Spirit of Christmas Past/Doll Vendor/Belinda/Urchin

Christopher Mueller


Stephen F. Schmidt

Marley’s Ghost/Peter

Headshot of actress Awa Sal Secka.

Awa Sal Secka

Mrs. Fred/Fan

Headshot of actor Chris Stinson.

Chris Stinson

Boy Scrooge/Topper/First Solicitor/Urchin

Headshot of actor Tom Story.

Tom Story

Mr. Fezziwig/Tiny Tim/Narrator

Headshot of Actor Bueka Uwemedimo.

Bueka Uwemedimo

Fred/Young Scrooge

Craig Wallace

Ebenezer Scrooge

Headshot of actress Emily Zickler.

Emily Zickler

Belle/Martha/Turkey Kid/Urchin

From the Gallery

"Musically high-spirited! Infectiously jolly!"
The Washington Post
"Dickens’s tale seems right at home in Ford’s Theatre! [It takes] full advantage of the 19th-century architecture and charm of the historic playhouse. Ingenious set pieces and special effects heighten the magic of Dickens’s holiday tale."
– DC Theatre Scene
"Offers feel-good holiday cheer, suspense and sheer entertainment It’s quite remarkable to watch [Craig Wallace’s] transformation from the miserly and unforgiving Scrooge to a generous and witty Scrooge. The show is fun for all ages; a must-see this holiday season."
– DMV Collective

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