Meet the Cast of "A Christmas Carol": Ken Ruta

Meet Ken Ruta, who plays Jacob Marley in A Christmas Carol.

Ken Ruta
A Christmas Carol continues through December 24.
Learn more about the production and order tickets.
How many times have you been in A Christmas Carol?
I played Scrooge in A.C.T.’s original Dennis Powers and Laird Williamson production (1976–2005) for three years. I played Marley in the current Carey Perloff/Paul Walsh adaptation for three years. I also played the Narrator for ten years in Center REPertory Theatre’s production of Carol.

What's your favorite thing about San Francisco during the holidays?
How people still strive for generosity and goodness of spirit and heart.

What is your favorite Christmas carol?
“Stille Nacht” (“Silent Night”).

What are your favorite holiday traditions?
The Christmas tree.

What is the best gift you've ever given or received?
There are too many to remember.

What is your favorite moment in A Christmas Carol?
The dance of Mrs. Dilber and Ebenezer Scrooge.

Who is your favorite character in A Christmas Carol? Why?
The boy with the turkey?

What do you want for the holidays this year?
Peace in the Middle East and unselfishness. Wisdom in the U.S. Congress.

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