Cherokee Civic Theatre in Rusk announces that the cast has been selected for their upcoming play, the timeless Charles Dickens magical story “A Christmas Carol,” original adaptation by John Jakes.

It’s the tale of sour and stingy Ebeneezer Scrooge and his three ghostly visitors.

Playing the characters are James Crump: “Charles Dickens”;  Dan Trent: “Ebenezer Scrooge”; Jon Paul Kelley: “Bob Cratchit”; Caleb Summers: “Fred”; James Gilmore: “Jacob Marley”; Cherita Long: “The Ghost of Christmas Past”; David Weaver: “The Ghost of Christmas Present”; James Gilmore: “The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come”; Cooper Moore: “Young Scrooge”; Laura Campbell: “Miss Belle”; Rachel Marquez: “Fan”; Matthew Heidel: “Ebenezer”: Amy McCalister: “Sara”; Jessica Marquez: “Mrs. Cratchit”; Tristin Kelley: “Peter”; Amelia McCalister: “Martha”; Rebekah Heidel: “Belinda”; Nicholas McCalister: “Tiny Tim”; Lindy Lykins: “Fiddler”; Mike & Annette Young: “Mr. & Mrs. Fezziwig”; Taylor Moore, Liz Heidel & Sarah Tedder: “The Fezziwig Daughters”; Trae Gunter: “Topper”; Amanda Moore: “Raucous Lady”; Corey Folmnsbee: “Old Joe”; Annette Young: “Laundress”; Frances Green: “Charwoman”; Corey Folmnsbee: “General Manager of the Theatre”; Haley Gilmore: “School Mistress”.

Other cast members include: Pamela Falwell, Sandy Falwell, India Tennial,  Jonathon Young, Lucas Gilmore, Emily Marquez, Caleb Summers, Ryan Petri, Abigail McCalister, Carl Petri, LaRetta Britton, Marisa Gilmore, Larann Lewis-Waddell, Mika Funches, Julia Gentles, Abby Lykins, Sade Long, Jaci Hood, Emily Pierce, Madeline Gilmore, Lilly Swain, Seth Swain, McKayla Falwell, Sommer May, Amber Argetsinger, Angel Daniels, Julia Rogers, Amanda Ruth, Baleigh Moore, Cory Evans, Jeffree Hill, Matthew Ward.

Directed by Debra Petri and produced by James Crump, “A Christmas Carol” will be performed December 3, 4, 5, 10 & 11, at the historic Cherokee Civic Theatre, 157 W. 5th Street in Rusk.

For further information, call 903-683-2131 or visit their website:

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