A reformed Scrooge (James Carpenter, center) celebrates the season with his nephew, Fred (A.C.T. Master of Fine Arts Program student Philip Mills, right), and the Cratchits: Bob (A.C.T. core acting company member Gregory Wallace), Anne (A.C.T. core acting company member René Augesen), and Tiny Tim (Calum John). Production photos by Kevin Berne (www.kevinberne.com)

Ebenezer Scrooge (James Carpenter, right) scolds his overworked employee Bob Cratchit (A.C.T. core acting company member Gregory Wallace) on Christmas Eve. Production photos by Kevin Berne (www.kevinberne.com).
Ebenezer Scrooge (James Carpenter, right) scolds his overworked employee Bob Cratchit (A.C.T. core acting company member Gregory Wallace) on Christmas Eve. Production photos by Kevin Berne (www.kevinberne.com).