Dickens’ classic ‘Carol’ wraps up run

Tiny Tim and Scrooge

Contributed Photo: Karen Hawley – Alex Hugo, left, plays Tiny Tim and Brook Mackaness plays Ebenezer Scrooge in Corbett Children’s Theater production of ‘A Christmas Carol.’


Rob Cullivan, “Ghosts of Christmas haunt Corbett Children’s Theater stage this weekend” Gresham Outlook, Pamplin Media Group, Web 06 December 2016

Sometimes it takes a nice guy to act mean.

Just ask Brook Mackaness a junior at Corbett High School. Mackaness plays Ebenezer Scrooge in the stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ famed 1843 novella “A Christmas Carol,” which Corbett Children’s Theater presents this month.

In real life, Mackaness, 16, tries to be as nice as possible to people, but having played “mean” roles before with CCT, he’s come to realize he’s really good at acting really bad.

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