The name on the marquee may be familiar, but that doesn’t necessarily mean what the audience is going to see is what they know – at least not completely.
When the RVHS cast and crew of “A Christmas Carol,” the classic tale written by Charles Dickens, take the stage the story that unfolds in front of the audience may be a bit different than they recall – especially since what is being performed is a musical.
“Many have probably read or seen this production as a one-act or three-act play,” said Whitney Hegg, director for the RVHS performance. “The musical version may present a fresh face on the classic story.”
Hegg said she selected this production for several reasons, including the fact that it allows for a big cast, and Hegg said she likes to include as many students as possible in the school’s productions.
She also said she wanted to present a story that almost every audience member would be familiar with, but added the element of something different in this performance was also an attraction for her.
The play is scheduled to be performed Nov. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. each night in the PAC.
What follows is the cast list for the 2012 RVHS production:
• Andera Cable as Martha Cratchit and chorus
• Susan Bucholz as Fan and chorus
• Margaret Estum as a Londoner and chorus
• Margaret Fabrizius as Beadle, Scrooge’s Mother and chorus
• Tamarah Frank as Gracie Smyth, Sally Anderson and chorus
• Maggie Godfrey as Mrs. Fezziwig and chorus
• Gykayla Gregg as a Londoner and chorus
• Clair Hammerschmidt as Old Hag, Ghost of Christmas Future and chorus
• Megan Kipfer as Tiny Tim and chorus
• Sydney Kranz as Mrs. Cratchit and chorus
• Ashley Merritt as Emily and chorus
• Ellen Munshower as Sandwichboard, Ghost of Christmas Present and chorus
• Anika Pendleton as a Londoner and chorus
• Anna Polak as Mrs. Mops and chorus
• Anella Stewart as Lamplighter, Ghost of Christmas Past and chorus
• Halie Wilhelmi as Jonathan and chorus
• Jacob Angermeyr as Bob Cratchit
• Derek Bebeau as Scrooge
• Aidan Dirlam as a Londoner and chorus
• Bruce Helsper as a Londoner and chorus
• David Helsper as Young Marley, Londoner and chorus
• Brenan Hindermann as a Londoner and horus
Page 2 of 2 - • Jonathan Mertens as Scrooge 8/12, Young Ebenezer
• Josiah Passe as Fred Anderson
• Trevor Prescott as Mr. Fezziwig
• James Schmieg as Marley
• Marshal Quast as Mr. Smythe
The crew includes:
• Stephanie Schefus
• Charli Miller
• Sydney Peyerl
• Eliza Woods
• Isabel Cournoyer