Lord Mayors from Words Players 'A Christmas Carol'

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Steve Lehmkuhle, UMR Chancellor for Your Style

Each Words Players Theatre performance of "A Christmas Carol" features a different local celebrity in the role of Lord Mayor. Here's this year's lineup:

• 7:30 p.m. Friday, Rich Peterson, host of Rochester's Good Morning on KROC-AM; Tom Overlie, weekday co-anchor on KTTC-TV.

• 2 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Nick Mezacapa, rector of Calvary Episcopal Church in Rochester.

• 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Minnesota Senator Carla Nelson.

• 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12, Randy Chapman, publisher of the Rochester Post-Bulletin.


• 2 p.m. Dec. 13, Stephen Lehmkuhle, University of Minnesota Rochester chancellor.

• 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13, Leslie McClellon, Rochester Community and Technical College president.

• 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18, Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede.

• 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19, Javon Bea, Kahler Hotel Group chairman.

• 2 p.m. Dec. 20, Betsy Singer, weekday news anchor on KAAL-TV.

• 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20, Chuck Hazama, former Rochester mayor.

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Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede was elected to another term. Here he watches election returns with friends and other officials from the Olmsted County Government Center in the City Council Chambers.

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