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Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party

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Irvin Berlin's White Christmas, a new musical stage reinvention of the cherished classic film, arrived on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre for 65 performances only - guaranteeing New York a very "white" Christmas! BroadwayWorld.com sent our cameras on their "merry" way to join in on all the holiday fun of the opening night party!

Previews began Friday, November 14th, 2008. The show celebrated an official opening last night, Sunday, November 23rd, 2008, it has a strictly limited run through Sunday, January 4th, 2009.

Tony Award® nominee Stephen Bogardus (Love! Valour! Compassion!), Kerry O'Malley(Into the Woods), Jeffry Denman (The Producers), Meredith Patterson(42nd Street), Charles Dean (Berkeley Repertory Theatre) and Susan Mansur (Damn Yankees) lead a cast of 33 in the festive holiday engagement.

Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS is produced by Kevin McCollumJohn Gore,Tom McGrathPaul Blake, The Producing Office, Dan MarkleySonny Everett and Broadway Across America in association with Paramount Pictures.

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 promises to be a merry and bright theatrical experience for the entire family.

Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS is directed by Tony Award® winner Walter Bobbie (Chicago, Sweet Charity), with a book by David Ives (Is He Dead?) and Paul Blake, choreography by Tony Award® nominee Randy Skinner (42nd Street), set design 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 (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.

Many Irving Berlin classics are showcased in the new musical, including "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep," "I Love a Piano," "Sisters," "How Deep is the Ocean" and the unforgettable title song, "White Christmas." This production of Irving Berlin'sWHITE CHRISTMAS plays during the holiday season each year in a different city, bringing the spirit of love, charity, and song around the country for all to enjoy.

Photos by Peter James Zielinski

 

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Stephen Bogardus, Kerry O'Malley, Meredith Patterson, Jeffry Denman

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Producers John Gore and Kevin McCollum

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Director Walter Bobbie

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
David Ives and Paul Blake

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Melody Hollis

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Cliff Bemis

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Stephen Bogardus and Dana Moore

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Peter Reardon

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Susan Mansur

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Jeffry Denman with wife Erin

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Katherine Tokarz and Anne Horak

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Kerry O'Malley and Meredith Patterson

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Meredith Patterson

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Shannon O'Bryan, Sae La Chin and Anne Horak

Photo Coverage: WHITE CHRISTMAS After Party
Jarran Muse, Kevin Worley, Con O'Shea Creal, Chad Seib and Stephen Carrasco

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Peter James Zielinski As an Equity actor, Peter is photographing the industry from the inside out. He has performed in numerous shows regionally, sung a duet with Richard Chamberlain in the National Tour of "Scrooge," and starred in "The Zoo Project" which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. When not on stage, he can be found photographing headshots and live theatre in NYC, Chicago and LA. As an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop, he also acts as a retouching artist for photographers city-wide. For more information, please visit: http://www.pjzstudios.com


 
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