Song & Stage

We’re Scrooged! Listen to Local Actors in ‘A Christmas Carol’ Radio Play on WPPB

This holiday season, WPPB 88.3 FM will rebroadcast its 2011 production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, adapted for radio.

Produced by WPPB radio host Bonnie Grice, A Christmas Carol is the public radio station’s first radio drama. Michael Disher, of Center Stage at Southampton Cultural Center, directs.

The hour-long play will be aired multiple times on 88.3 FM and it can be streamed at any time at

The cast includes Dan Becker as Scrooge; Josh Gladstone, the artistic director of The John Drew Theater at Guild Hall, as the narrator, Marley and Fezziwig; Paul Bolger as Bob Crachit; Barbara Jo Howard as Mrs. Crachit; Katie Kneeland at Tiny Tim; Tristan Vaughan as Scrooge’s nephew and young Scrooge; Brooke Alexander as the Ghost of Christmas Past; Rosemary Cline are Scrooge’s fiancée and Crachit’s daughter; Meryn Anders as Scrooge’s sister, Fan; Terrance Fiore as the Ghost of Christmas Present; Rupert Stow as a collector for charity; Julia Tyson as two different children; and Brendan O’Reilly as Belle’s husband.

The 2013 broadcast schedule is:
• Saturday, December 14, 5 p.m.
• Sunday, December 15, 4 p.m.
• Saturday, December 21, noon
• Tuesday, December 24, noon
• Wednesday, December 25, 5 p.m.

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