AVENUE Q Articles
Click Here for More Articles on AVENUE Q...

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Exclusive - Opening Night of WHITE CHRISTMAS!

The Tony Award® nominated hit musical Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage reinvention of the beloved classic film, directed byWalter Bobbie and choreographed by Randy Skinner, with music supervision by Rob Berman, returned to Broadway with an official opening November 22, 2009 and Broadway Beat was there!

James ClowMelissa ErricoTony Yazbeck and Mara Davi will star in the Broadway return production also starring Ruth WilliamsonPeter Reardon,Remy AuberjonoisCliff Bemis, Madeleine Yen and David Ogden Stiers, who will lead a cast of 33 in the limited holiday engagement at the Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway). Previews began Friday, November 13, 2009 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 3, 2010.

The musical tells the story of two showbiz buddies who put on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn, and find their perfect mates in the bargain. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS is a merry and bright theatrical experience for the entire family. Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS is produced by Kevin McCollumJohn GoreTom McGrathPaul BlakeThe Producing OfficeDan MarkleySonny Everett and Broadway Across America in association with Paramount Pictures.

Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS is directed by Tony Award® winner and three-time nominee Walter Bobbie (Chicago, Footloose, A Grand Night for Singing), with a book by David Ives and Paul Blake and choreography by three-time Tony Award® nominee Randy Skinner (Irving Berlin's White Christmas, 42nd Street, Ain't Broadway Grand).

Set design is by Tony Award® nominee Anna Louizos (In the Heights, Avenue Q), costumes by Tony Award® nominee Carrie Robbins (Grease!, Over Here), lighting design by Tony Award® winner Ken Billington(Chicago, The Drowsy Chaperone, Annie), sound design by Tony Award® nominee Acme Sound Partners (In the Heights, Spamalot), orchestrations by Tony Award® nominee Larry Blank (Irving Berlin's White Christmas, The Drowsy Chaperone), vocal and dance arrangements by Bruce Pomahac, music supervision by Rob Berman, and casting by Jay BinderC.S.A. The stage production is based on the Paramount Pictures film, written for the screen by Norman KrasnaNorman Panama, and Melvin Frank.

This production of Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS will also embark on a national tour this holiday season, bringing the spirit of love, charity, and song to Omaha, Nebraska; Cincinnati, Ohio; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; East Lansing, Michigan; St. Louis, Missouri; Louisville, Kentucky and Kansas City, Missouri for all to enjoy. Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS made its world premiere stage debut during the 2004 holiday season in San Francisco at the Curran Theater, garnering rave reviews and establishing its status as a don't-miss holiday show.

Tickets prices are $66.50, $91.50 and $126.50 (including $1.50 facility fee), and are available by calling Ticketmaster at 212-307-4100 or online at www.ticketmaster.com. For group sales details and pricing call The Group Sales Box Office at 800-223-7565.

For More Information Visit: www.whitechristmasbroadway.com.


 

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Exclusive - Opening Night of WHITE CHRISTMAS!
Click Here to Play!

Related Articles


Comment & Share

About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts
The all new 20th Anniversary Season of Broadway Beat is here! Broadway Beat is the premier, award-winning half hour television program covering theatre, music and performers. Each week, the show's popular and knowledgeable host, Richard Ridge, takes you behind-the-scenes for a look at the very best of New York Theatre - on Broadway, and beyond. The show always features beautiful footage shot by video veteran Bradshaw Smith. Broadway Beat takes you from the rehearsal studios to opening nights, including in-depth interviews with Tony Award winning stars and directors. Broadway Beat is your front row seat to all the music, all the magic, and all of the magnificent drama that is Broadway.