Surflight Theatre to Wrap 2013 Season with Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS, 11/29-12/22
Surflight Theatre wraps up its 2013 Season with the holiday song and dance spectacular Irving Berlin's White Christmas from November 29 through December 22. Opening night is Saturday, November 30 at 7:30pm.
White Christmas, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin and book by David Ives and Paul Blake, will be directed and choreographed by Norb Joerder. Henco Espag is music director. The production stars Sam Prince (Bob), Scott Leiendecker (Phil), Ashley Dawn Mortensen (Betty), Eliza Hayes Maher (Judy), James Young (General Waverly), Nicole Picinic (Martha), Rick Mellerup (Ezekial), Nadia Jewel and Brianna D'Elia (Susan Waverly), Robert Abdoo (Sheldrake), Sarah Beling (Rita), Cara Bernstein (Tessie), Stephanie Brooks, Brian DiRito, Patrick Heffernan, Kara Krichman, Amelia Millar (Rhoda), Mike Miller, Joseph Nelan (Mike), Lizzy Palmer, Dougie Robbins, and Tara Sutherland.
Based on the 1954 smash hit Paramount movie, White Christmas 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, White Christmas promises to be a merry and bright theatrical experience for the entire family.
The show features classic Irving Berlin hits such as "Blue Skies," "Sisters," "Happy Holiday," "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep," "I Love a Piano" and the unforgettable title song, "White Christmas."
The design team includes Joseph Trainor (Sets), Benjamin Weill (Lights), Karen Chack (Costumes), Mark Keeler (Sound). Talia Krispel is production stage manager.
Surflight Theatre's production of "White Christmas" is sponsored by DocuSign, Ernst & Young, Quill Group Properties LLP, Thomson Reuters and Thunderhead.com. Surflight Theatre, 201 Engleside Avenue, is located in historic Beach Haven, New Jersey. White Christmas will play the following performance schedule: Tuesday through Thursday at 2pm; Friday at 7:30pm; Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm; and Sunday at 1pm. Tickets are $45. Groups 10 or more $35. Tickets are available online at www.surflight.org. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Surflight box office, or by phone at 609-492-9477.