Uptown Scrooge Cast

Duce Black (Peter)
Duce is excited to join uptown scrooge in his first show since returning to Westerville from a decade in NYC. Love and thanks to Kelly, Ruby, Finley and my family. 143. Favorite Holiday Treat: Mom's Christmas donuts
Pamela Chermansky (Guide)
Pamela is a former Buckeye who is SO happy to be back in her home state for this year's production of Uptown Scrooge. When she relocated to Chicago in 1996 she moved to an apartment in the neighborhood of... you're not gonna believe this....UPTOWN !!!!!!! Coincidence? I think NOT! In case you haven't noticed, life is weird! Pamela works as a clown, actor, teacher and a few other things. Favorite Holiday Treat: Buckeyes
Andrew Conway (Peter)
Andrew is so grateful to be working with Good Medicine Productions in the next holiday classic, Uptown Scrooge! Before moving to Delaware, Andrew lived in Findlay, where he performed with different community theatres and became a proud member of the former improv group #SorryNotSorry! Some of his favorite roles have been Shylock in Something Rotten, Frederick Frankenstein in Young Frankenstein, Max in Lend me a Tenor, and Sir Galahad/The Black Knight in Spamalot. Andrew wishes everyone a happy and humbug free holiday season! Favorite Holiday Treat: Peppermint ice cream with gingerbread men on the side!
Ava Corbin (Tiny Tim)
Ava Corbin is elated to join the cast of Uptown Scrooge. She is a 6th grade student at World Language Middle School in Columbus, Ohio. Ava’s first lead role was Thomas O’Malley in the Aristocats Junior. Ava has taken dance at New Albany Ballet Company for 7 years and studied physical comedy with Good Medicine in 2021-22. Favorite Holiday Treat: Cake Pops
Sinéad Devlin (Guide)
Sinéad has loved acting and theatre performance from before she can specifically remember. From embodying the Wicked Witch of the West at age three, according to her father, and acting in her Wisconsin high school's musicals at age ten, to earning a four-year-renewable scholarship and working as a current cast member in a local murder mystery group (no spoilers!), she thrives in Columbus' creative scene. As Sinéad continues to hone her craft, she is beyond grateful to do so alongside the hilarious and wildly talented individuals that are this year's cast of Uptown Scrooge. Favorite Holiday Treat: Brittany Price's Pistachio Cheesecake
Amelia Francoeur (Elf)
Amelia is 11 years old and loves the spotlight! Her most recent role was Bobbi Jean Piper in Westerville’s production of Junie B Jones. She loves singing, performing, volleyball and general adventuring. Her favorite place in Uptown is the library. Favorite Holiday Treat: Red Velvet Cake
Alayna Hanson (Belinda)
Ohio-born theatre artist Alayna Hanson is delighted to be making her Good Medicine debut in Uptown Scrooge. Recent performance credits include Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins (CATCO), Twelve (Obvious Child Productions), and Much Ado About Nothing (Lord Denney's Players). Favorite Holiday Treat: My mom's homemade Christmas cookies!
Amelia Meigs (Elf)
Amelia is so excited to be in Uptown Scrooge for the first time. Amelia is 12 and in 7th grade. She first learned about Good Medicine Productions from participating in the Wizard camps each summer. She has been dancing at The Dance Space since the age of three and has been a competitive dancer since age 5. She loves tap dance but also does jazz, ballet, contemporary and musical theater routines. Her current obsession is playing Dungeons and Dragons and has started her own club and campaign at her school. Favorite Holiday Treat: My mom's pumpkin donuts
James C. Minter (Guide)
Traveled Europe in 1988-1989 as part of Louisville's Next Generation. Performed in over 500 live shows. Third season with Good Medicine Productions. Has produced over 10,000 radio and television commercials since 2003. Voice of Burger King and Caterpillar in Dubai. TV trailer voice for Megamind movie in 2010. Locally, he's voiced commercials for Otterbein University, Roosters, TITLE Boxing Club, Byers Chevy-Mazda-Subaru, Hugh White Honda, Everdry Waterproofing, Dry Patrol Of Central Ohio, Toyota Direct, Ohio Lottery, FranNet Columbus, and Buckeye Media Services. Favorite Holiday Treat: Banana Pudding with real bananas and whip cream
Peytyn Minter (Elf)
Peytyn Lynn Minter is a 5th grader at Emerson Elementary. Uptown Scrooge marks her theatre debut with Good Medicine Productions. She enjoys singing with Castle Choir at Emerson and will be performing this Christmas with Vineyard Columbus Christmas Choir. She likes singing and taking care of animals. Favorite Holiday Treat: Christmas Cookies
Jasmyn Moran (Tiny Tim)
Jasmyn is a HS Sophomore at Olentangy Orange High School. She loves drawing, acting and singing. This is her third year with Uptown Scrooge and her second in the role of Tiny Tim. Jasmyn found the acting bug at the age of 4 as Miss Teapot in Preschool, but found her voice as the Lead Angel in her school Christmas show. Jasmyn has participated in a number of plays in school in Europe as well as the US. When she is not on a stage, she enjoys creating animation and playing video games. Enjoy the show - Bah humbug. Favorite Holiday Treat: Candy Canes
Susanna Mylin (Belinda)
Susanna is a freshman at Westerville South High School. Her previous roles include Matilda (Matilda Jr.) and Mrs. Shinn (Music Man Jr.). She is very excited for the opportunity to be in this production, and would like to thank the director for giving her this chance. Enjoy the show! Favorite Holiday Treat: cookies
Luna Peterson (Tiny Tim)
I'm a writer, reader, doodler, drawer, tree climber and lots of other things. I love Anime and Manga. I go to Blendon, and I was born on Nov. 1, 2010. I love to eat and sleep. (P.S. Attack on Titan is soooooo good!!!) Favorite Holiday Treat: Snickerdoodles and Pumpkin Pie (I also love fruit pies)
Norah Peterson  (Elf)
Norah is a second grader at Emerson Elementary. This is her acting debut. She likes emojis, unicorns and scary things. She likes spending time playing with dominos and making art and music. Her favorite color is rainbow. Favorite Holiday Treat: Pistachio cake
Emmerson Pierce (Tiny Tim)
Emmerson is a 7th grader at Olentangy Berkshire Middle School. She has appeared in a variety of musicals and plays including Beauty and the Beast at Star performance academy, Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory, and two melodramas at her school. Other than that, Emmerson is a weirdo, she enjoys, horseback riding, and annoying her sister. She would like to thank her family and friends for sticking with her throughout this experience. Favorite Holiday Treat: Chex mix
Jesse Pimpinella (Guide)
Jesse Pimpinella is a comedian, actor, and podcaster. His debut stand-up special, Hot Mess was #1 on Amazon, won numerous awards at festivals, and is now on Roku TV. When Jesse isn’t touring, he can be found performing with Good Medicine Specialists in children’s hospital and senior facilities. Currently, Jesse resides with his wife, Spooky, and their two dogs, Gizmo and Sidney! Favorite Holiday Treat: Pumpkin Pie
Laila Sanders  (Elf)
Laila Sanders is 13. She is very excited to return for her 4th year with Uptown Scrooge. She has also been seen in: The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet; Superheroes; Television commercials, and a documentary on PBS. Laila enjoys singing, dancing, acting, designing, drawing and photography. Favorite Holiday Treat: Eggnog
Olivia Smith (Peter - understudy)
Olivia Smith has been performing comedy in Columbus since 2016. She has experience in standup, improv, and sketch comedy. She is currently a student at Columbus State Community College where she is working towards becoming an American Sign Language interpreter. In her free time, she enjoys snuggling with her pets and playing video games. Favorite Holiday Treat: My mom’s raspberry chocolate cheesecake!
Finley Taylor (Elf)
Hi! My name is Finley. I love Stranger Things, Holidays and chilling with my besties! I don't like tea or coffee. But my favorite holiday is Christmas! I am just your typical average weird girl. I am 11 years old but on Christmas eve, I'll be 12! Favorite Holiday Treat: Strawberry Pretzel Salad (It has jello, whipped cream, strawberries, and pretzels!)
Eloise Vuocolo (Belinda - Understudy)
This is Eloise's 5th year involved with Uptown Scrooge. The first year she was 5 years old. Tiny Tim was sick and her mother made her go on 20 minutes before showtime. And her mother says she KILLED IT! Eloise is a 6th grader at Blendon Middle School. She loves writing, dancing, and being with her friends. Favorite Holiday Treat: Buckeyes
Dina Walters (Belinda)
Dina Marie Walters has been traveling from Chicago to Westerville to perform in Uptown Scrooge for five years now! Dina has been a performer for more than twenty years. She is a Neo-Futurist alum and specializes in experimental theater, although she has done her fair share of classic plays. If you don't blink, you might catch Dina in Ocean's Twelve (2004). Her favorite Christmas films are It's a Wonderful Life, The Muppet Christmas Carol, and The Family Stone. Favorite Holiday Treat: Haystack Cookies!
Ryan Walters (Peter)
Ryan Walters is making his first appearance in the cast of Uptown Scrooge after being an audience Scrooge many times. Ryan lives in Chicago with Dina (Dina is in the show!), their daughter Emma, and the dog, Jerry. Ryan is an alumni of the Neo-Futurists and Barrel of Monkeys theater companies and performs in Burning Bluebeard from time to time with the Ruffians. Favorite holiday activity: Sleeping on the floor after eating a huge meal! Favorite Holiday Treat: All the cookies!
Christina Yoho (Guide)
Good Medicine Specialist and Scrooger since '17. Involved in Columbus theater since '98 - most recently in Dracula and Tale of Two Cities with ATC, and Uptown Ghost Story Tours with GMP. Supporter of soup and bikes. Has a cat. Favorite Holiday Treat: neverending hot chocolate