Christmas Dinner Theater [CDT]


A Live Radio Play

Performance Dates:

Thursday, December 5 | Dinner at 6pm, Show at 7pm
Friday, December 6 | Dinner at 6pm, Show at 7pm
Saturday, December 7 Matinee | Dinner at 12pm, Show at 1pm 
Saturday, December 7 Evening | Dinner at 6pm, Show at 7pm


Tickets will be available for purchase on this page beginning September 1 at noon. Please do not call the office to purchase tickets. CDT usually sells out in October.
CLICK HERE to view the seating chart. You will be able to choose your table on a first come-first-served basis when you purchase tickets. Each table seats 8.
  • Every child and adult must have a paid ticket. Children without tickets will not be admitted. Newborn babies [under 3 months] can be held, but there will not be space for a seat or stroller.
  • Tickets are not refundable and cannot be transferred to another performance. Please contact WCC if you would like to gift your tickets to other guests.
  • Doors open at 5:45pm. Dinner served at 6pm. Performance begins at 7pm.


Stuffed chicken breast topped with an apple brandy glaze, au gratin potatoes, green beans, roll, salad, and dessert, tea/coffee/water. Catered by West Allen Grill. [Gluten free option is available; must be noted when tickets are purchased.]

Show Description:

The Charles Dickens holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast, complete with vintage commercials for fruitcake (extra-fancy), and the magic of live sound effects and musical underscoring. A handful of actors bring dozens of characters to the stage, as the familiar story unfolds: Three ghosts take Ebenezer Scrooge on a thrilling journey to teach him the true meaning of Christmas. A charming take on a family favorite that will leave no one saying “Bah Humbug!”

Cast List:

Valerie Holmes ~ Gentle Woman, Mrs. Fezziwig, Good Little Girl, Sally
Mary Ellen Riley ~ Fan, Fred’s wife, Laundress, Sally
Sharon Dolitsky ~ Belle, Mrs. Cratchit, Sally
Kathy Bredenkoetter ~ Ghost of Christmas Past, Naughty Little Girl, Fred’s House Keeper, Lana
Sharon Schacher ~ Martha, Plump Sister, Charwoman, Lana
Kevin Buote ~ Scrooge, Freddie
Dennis Mahlin ~ Bob Cratchit, Second Man, Harry
Marvin Rodenbaugh ~ Fezziwig, Tiny Tim, Old Joe, Harry
Mark Buske ~ Young Scrooge, Little Boy, Topper, Harry
Bryan Spencer ~ Sound Effects Man, Stage Manager, Jake
David Whitley ~ Santa, Belle’s Husband, Ghost of Christmas Present, First Man, Jake
Cael Nolan ~ Fred, Peter, Jake
Jacob Younge ~ young boy, Marley, Undertakers Man, Jake
Congratulations and welcome to the cast!  If you are not friends with me on facebook, please send me a friend request and I will add you to the cast/crew page.  This will be our primary means of communication.  Please bring a 3 ring binder and highlighter with you to rehearsal.
-Tammy Rodenbaugh, Director

Rehearsal Schedule:

Sunday, July 21 | 1pm – 5pm
Monday, July 22 | 6pm – 9pm
Tuesday, July 23 | 6pm – 9pm
Wednesday, July 24 | 6pm – 9pm
Every Sunday in October | 1pm – 6pm
Every Sunday in November | 1pm – 6pm
Monday, November 25 | 6pm – 9pm
Tech Week:
Monday, December 2 | 6pm – 9pm
Tuesday, December 3| 6pm – 9pm
Wednesday, December 4 | 6pm – 9pm