Irving Berlin's White Christmas
November 7, 2013 - January 12, 2014
Make your days merry and bright by warming to this unforgettable, tap-dancing, delight! Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil’s former army commander. The dazzling score features well-known standards including “Blue Skies”, “I Love A Piano”, “How Deep Is the Ocean” and the perennial favorite, “White Christmas” –that will fill you with the joy of the season.
Sean Montgomery stars as Bob Wallace, Jeremy Benton as Phil Davis, Kelly Sheehan, and Lindsie Van Winkle as Judy and Betty Haynes, Jamie Ross as General Waverly, Karen Murphy as Martha, Benjamin Dean as Mike, Seth Lerner as Ezekiel and Kasey Marino as Sheldrake. And introducing Nicole E Kolitsas and Julia White alternating as Susan Waverly.
The Talented Ensemble features Avital Asuleen, Elish Conlon, Caley Crawford, Kurt Csolak, Alicia Hemann, Matthew J Kilgore, Janelle Neal, Jake Primmerman, Sean Quinn, Colleen Roberts, Angela Sauers, Daniel J. Self, Kelly Skidmore, Thomas Sutter, Caleb Teicher.
The show is Directed & Choreographed by Randy Skinner who directed our production of 42ND STREET. The Associate Choreographer is Mary Giattino, Assistant Choreographer is Matthew J Kilgore. Production Stage Manager is Victor Lukas, Assistant Stage Manager is Amanda Stuart, Associate Producer is Lisa Tiso. Set Design by Steve Loftus, Costume Design by Derek Lockwood, Lighting Design by Andrew Gmoser, Sound Design by Jon Hatton, Properties by GRUMPY’S PROPS, Hair/Wig Design by Gerard Kelly.
Randy Skinner (Director/Choreographer) Shows include: 42ND STREET (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Astaire nominations), AIN'T BROADWAY GRAND (Tony, Outer Critics nominations), Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), STATE FAIR (Outer Critics nomination), AFTER THE NIGHT AND THE MUSIC (MTC/Biltmore), DO RE MI, OF THEE I SING, FACE THE MUSIC, NO NO NANETTE, GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (the last five at City Center Encores), LONE STAR LOVE (Lucille Lortel nomination), THREE GENERATIONS ON BROADWAY (Kennedy Center), LEND ME A TENOR: THE MUSICAL (West End), STORMY WEATHER with Leslie Uggams (Pasadena Playhouse), AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (Alley Theatre). In Los Angeles: Garry Marshall's HAPPY DAYS, HELLO DOLLY with Nell Carter, PAL JOEY with Dixie Carter & Elaine Stritch, STRIKE UP THE BAND with Tom Bosley. He has received the LA Drama Critics, LA Dramalogue, Bay Area Critics, Connecticut Critics, and Cleveland Times Theatre Awards. Upcoming: the Broadway premiere of DAMES AT SEA. Randy is thrilled to be back at Westchester Broadway Theatre where he previously directed & choreographed two productions of 42ND STREET.