BEN PATTERSON: (Male, 9) Unchanged child voice. High functioning on the autism spectrum. Struggles with staying on task. Thrives on routine and predictability. Relies heavily on his father Harry for stability and security. Memories of mother are comforting.
KAMI PATTERSON: (Female, 19) Mezzo. Ben's sister. Psychology pre-med student at Yale. Disciplined and smart. Since her mother's death, Kami suppresses emotion and immerses herself in her studies. Hasn't been home from college in two years.
HARRY PATTERSON: (Male, 45) Baritone / Tenor. Ben’s widowed father, respected and decorated Air Force lieutenant. Feels overwhelming responsibility for Ben.
CAROL PATTERSON: (Female, 30-40) Mezzo / Soprano. Ben's deceased mother seen in Ben's memories. Treasured her children and made holidays fun and special.
SNICKER: (Male, 25+) Bass / Baritone. Elf. Practical and industrious mechanic. Gruff with a heart of gold. Often gets into shenanigans with his buddy Charley.
CHARLEY: (Male, 18+) Tenor. Elf. Comic. Worry wart and overly dramatic, a bit of a bumbling doof. Snicker’s cohort in crime.
CITY WORKER / SANTA: (Male, 35+) Baritone / Tenor. An indiscreet city employee in coveralls, often sweeping and doing good deeds unnoticed. Eventually reveals himself as Santa.
AGENT SKITTLE: (Female, 16+) Mezzo. Elf. Junior North Pole Central Intelligence (NPCI) agent.
AGENT PEZ: (Male 20+) Elf. Senior North Pole Central Intelligence (NPCI) agent.
SGT. WILLIAMS: (Male, 18-50) Resident Greenland soldier, coarse and seasoned in the hardships of the Arctic.
SGT. CHANCE: (Male, 16-30) Rookie soldier. Newly engaged.
COLONEL GRANT: (Gender neutral, 35+) Oversees Greenland clean-up mission.
DEVERAUX: (Male, 18+). Low ranking lab rat responsible for measuring the soldiers’ radiation levels after being out on the Greenland ice cap.
ENSEMBLE: Roommate, Male Student, Cab Driver, soldiers, elves, townsfolk, street kids as needed.