Oct 5, 2021
Full Cast Announced for A CHRISTMAS CAROL, led by Bradley Whitford, Kate Burton, and Alex Newell
National Tour of Tony®-Winning Production to Launch in Spokane
Casting has been announced for the five-time Tony Award®-winning production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL playing Spokane with Tony and Emmy Award® nominee Kate Burton (Ghost of Christmas Past) and Grammy® and SAG Award nominee Alex Newell (Ghost of Christmas Present/Mrs. Fezziwig) joining the previously announced Bradley Whitford (Ebenezer Scrooge).
This magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens’ timeless story, adapted by Tony Award winner Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and originally directed and conceived by Tony Award winner Matthew Warchus (Matilda), will play the First Interstate Center for the Arts from Friday, November 12 to Saturday, November 13.
Bradley Whitford (Ebenezer Scrooge) can currently be seen in the fourth season of Hulu’s acclaimed series, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” in his Emmy Award-winning role of Commander Joseph Lawrence. He is known for his work in the Academy Award®-nominated films Get Out and The Post and will soon be seen in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s tick, tick… Boom! He is currently filming Rosaline with Kaitlyn Dever and executive produced the documentary, Not Going Quietly, which is currently in select theaters.
Kate Burton (Ghost of Christmas Past) is a veteran of stage and screen, earning three Tony nominations (Hedda Gabbler, The Elephant Man, The Constant Wife) and three Emmy nominations (“Scandal,” two for “Grey’s Anatomy”) throughout her illustrious career. She can next be seen in AppleTV+’s “Longboard,” Showtime’s “The First Lady,” Hulu’s “The Dropout,” Amazon’s “Bosch” spinoff, and Netflix’s “Inventing Anna.”
Alex Newell (Ghost of Christmas Present/Mrs. Fezziwig) has an extensive list of credits both on Broadway and television, including fan favorite “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” and two hit Fox series, “Empire” and “Glee.” Among many accolades, Alex earned a Grammy nomination for the cast recording of the Broadway revival of Once on this Island, in addition to Critics Choice and Hollywood Critics Association Award nominations. He has also released music through Atlantic Records and toured the world both as a solo artist and along with Adam Lambert.
The cast includes Chante Carmel as Mrs. Cratchit, Dashiell Eaves as Bob Cratchit, Brandon Gill as Fred, Evan Harrington as Fezziwig, Chris Hoch as Father/Marley, Sarah Hunt as Belle, Alex Nee as Ferdy/Nicholas, Sebastian Ortiz and Cade Robertson alternating as Tiny Tim, Brett Ryback as George, Harry Thornton as Young Ebenezer, Glory Yepassis-Zembrou as Little Fan, and Grace Yoo as Jess. Celia Mei Rubin will standby for Jess and Mrs. Cratchit, and Andrew Mayer is a Swing.
This timeless – and timely – tale of isolation and redemption welcomes theatergoers into an immersive experience that is brimming with Christmas spirit. The production features dazzling staging, moving storytelling, and 12 of the most cherished Christmas carols, including “Joy to the World,” “Silent Night,” and “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear.”