MINNEAPOLIS -- A Christmas Carol is one of the most iconic holiday stories ever written, but most people don't get to go behind the curtainat the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolisto visit with its star performer before showtime.

KARE 11 and photojournalist Ron Stover were given a backstage pass to shadow "Scrooge," otherwise known as JC Cutler to his family and friends.

See how this magical holiday tale comes to life before the curtain rises.

For more information on tickets, visit the Guthrie Theater website here.