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Francis Guinan to play Scrooge in Goodman/Second City holiday project

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Kris Vire

The Goodman Theatre will have simultaneous Scrooges this holiday season: Larry Yando returns to A Christmas Carol in the Albert Theatre, while the new Second City collaboration Twist Your Dickens, or Scrooge You! in the Owen Theatre will feature Steppenwolf ensemble member Francis Guinan as Ebenezer.

Twist Your Dickens, by Emmy-winning former Colbert Report writers Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort and directed by the Second City's Matt Hovde, will also feature Frank Caeti as the Ghost of Christmas Past, Gwinn as Jacob Marley, Sayjal Joshi as Tiny Tim, Beth Melewski as the Ghost of Christmas Present, Robyn Scott as Mrs. Cratchit and Tim Stoltenberg as Bob Cratchit. Twist Your Dickens is set to run December 5–28.

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