A Christmas Carol Character Description List

SCROOGE
A man who lost his father to creditors
as a kid and has grown up heeding his
father’s advice to save his money.
Until he realizes how terrible he’s become,
he is grumpy, unsympathetic man and has no
time for anyone or anything.
Male, 45-65 yrs old
Range: A3 – G5

TINY TIM
Mr. and Mrs. Cratchit’s youngest son. He is crippled and sick, but is the definition of loving Christmas spirit. He constantly reminds his family that as long as they all have each other, they will be happy.
Male, 9-12 yrs old
Range: A3 – E5

BLIND OLD HAG / GHOST OF CHRISTMAS FUTURE
A beautiful, and terrifying wrath, the Ghost of Christmas Future is strong and silent as she shows Scrooge what will happen to him and those around him if he continue down the path he is currently treading.
Female, 50-65 yrs old
Range: A3 – G5

EMILY
Scrooge’s fiancé from when they were young. She is a beautiful girl, not impressed or in need of money.
Female, 18-25 yrs old
Range: A3 – B5

ENSEMBLE CHARITY ELVES; BANKERS; STREET VENDORS; SAILORS; GHOSTS; JAILERS; CLERKS; MONKS
Various Ages and Voices

FRED
Scrooge’s nephew and only living relative. He is a pleasant young man who believes in the good a joyful Christmas spirit can make in the world.
Male, 25-35 yrs old
Range: A3 – F5

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST
An ever cheerful, sprightly ghost who comes back with the history book of Scrooge’s past to show him the events that led to his current state. Actor doubles as Lamplighter.
Male, 40-60 yrs old
Range: A3 – G5

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT
A jovial, larger-than-life ghost who comes back to show Scrooge all the joy, love, and celebration he his missing out on while those around him celebrate Christmas. Actor doubles as Sandwichboard Man.
Male, 35-45 yrs old
Range: A3 – G5

MARLEY
Scrooge’s former business partner who, before his death, was exactly like Scrooge. Comes back as a ghost in chains to warn Scrooge of how his life decisions will bind him in the afterlife.
Male, 45-55 yrs old
Range: A3 – A5

MR. CRATCHIT
A father and husband who cares deeply for his family, particularly his youngest son. He works hard to provide for them but is mistreated by his employer, Scrooge.
Male, 30-40 yrs old
Range: A3 – E5

MR. FEZZIWIG
A portly, jolly man who used to throw a huge Christmas party every year for the community. He was Scrooge’s first boss and after teaching him all he knew, he became deeply disappointed in the man Scrooge became.
Male, 55-65 yrs old
Range: A3 – B5

MRS. CRATCHIT
Tiny Tim’s mother and Mr. Cratchit’s wife. She is a loving mother who tries to provide the best for her children with what she’s got.
Female, 30-40 yrs old
Range: A3 – E5

MRS. FEZZIWIG
The consummate hostess and Mr. Fezziwig’s wife, she loved to help throw the Christmas party every year. She is prideful.
Female, 50-60 yrs old
Range: A3 – A5

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