Deadbeats on the Air presents a radio theater event, “A North Shore Christmas Karol.” This adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” written by Britt Aamodt, aired in two parts on KFAI’s MinneCulture program at 7:30 pm on Monday, December 20 and Wednesday, December 22.
The familiar story has been modernized and set in Minnesota’s Arrowhead region.
Gather ‘round the radio for a special Yuletide tale sure to warm your spirits for the holidays. “A North Shore Christmas Karol, on MinneCulture, at 7:30 pm, part 1 on Monday, December 20 and part 2, Wednesday, December 22.
Radio theater group Deadbeats on the Air was founded at KFAI radio in 2008 by Britt Aamodt, Michael Fischbein and Mike Stapp. Their first production was the original feature “The Evil of Shady Lake” about the evils of toxic dumping and “those odd people next door.” In 2010, they adapted a popular Minneapolis comic strip, “Road Kill Bill,” created by artist Ken Avidor, for KFAI’s Wave Project.
The cast and crew members of “A North Shore Christmas Karol” are:
Michael Fischbein: Seamus Karol
Kirsten Yocum: Caroler
Nora Yocum: Young girl
Oliver Yocum: Tim Crochet
Nancy Donoval: Jeannie McFlivver, Mary Crochet, Lydia
Mike Stapp: Bob Crochet
Alice Barry: Head Caroler, Jenny, Grocery Store Wife, Grocery Store PA
Eric Ringham: Narrator, Finlayson, Thrift Store Owner
Andy Driscoll: Axel Morstad
Meaghan DiSciorico: Ghost of Christmas Past, Storekeeper
Damon Runnals: Dennis, Young Seamus, Storekeeper, Ghost of Christmas
Yet to Come, Mr. Seglum, Grocery Store Husband
Nan Montgomery: Ghost of Christmas Present, Mrs. Seglum
Liz Olds: Banjo
Mike Fischbein: Original music
Tom Tschantz: Audio engineer
Miriam Queensen: Script editor
Michael Fischbein: Producer, Sound Editor, Sound Effects
Mike Stapp: Producer, Sound Effects
Britt Aamodt: Writer, Director, Producer
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