A Christmas Carol - November 30 - December 03, 2016

Wells High School

 Who's Who 

  • Richard Patnaude head shot

    Richard Patnaude

    as Ebeneezer Scrooge, a cantankerous, covetous old sinner

    At WHS, Richard (class of 2017) appeared as “Dr. Anagnos” in The Miracle Worker, “Prince Charming” in Cinderella, “Jonathan Brewster” in Arsenic and Old Lace, (his favorite role), “Lt. Cable” in South Pacific, “Furber” in Oh Promise Me!, and “Jesus” in Godspell. At WJHS, he played the evil “Gaston” in Beauty and the Beast and “Baloo the Bear” in Junglebook. Richard has appeared on stage at the Ogunquit Playhouse, and received vocal training from his father, the Rev. Jeffrey Patnaude. He is a member of Marching Band and other bands, and sings in the WHS Chorus and his church choir.

  • Parker McDermott head shot

    Parker McDermott

    as Jacob Marley, the ghost of Scrooge's deceased partner

    Parker (Class of 2019) appeared on the WHS stage as “Barry Sanders” in Oh Promise Me! He is working to become an “Actor Extrordinaire” who can play any role at any time. At WJHS he appeared as Scrooge in Bah Humbug and “Papa Gi” in Once on this Island. Merril Auditorium saw him in Bus Stop Atheist and at the Ogunquit Playhouse he was in Sleeping Beauty. Off stage, Parker takes Karate and works as a host at Bessie’s Diner and a smoothie Blender at Fresh OGT.

  • Tyler McDonnell head shot

    Tyler McDonnell

    as Old Joe, a villainous old pawnbroker

    This is Tyler’s (Class of 2018) stage debut, and we hope it is the first of many roles for him here at WHS! Offstage, Tyler has a passion for video games, describes himself as a “pretty good student”, and began this production with five friends. We are sure he will have many more by closing night!

  • Jackson Woodman head shot

    Jackson Woodman

    as Bob Cratchit, Scrooge's clerk

    Jackson (Class of 2018) continues a fine family tradition of involvement in WHS started by his brother, Harrison who graduated last year. Bob Cratchit is his stage debut, and we hope it is the first of many roles for him here at WHS.

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