Photo Flash: Marines Visit Westchester Broadway Theatre's WHITE CHRISTMAS
Sunday night, Westchester Broadway Theatre was proud to welcome a group of soldiers of the Marine unit stationed at Stewart Air Base in Newburgh NY and their Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Ian Wallace and Mrs. Wallace. The 27 Marines enjoyed an evening of fine dining and entertainment. Irving Berlin's White Christmas was a wonderful show for ushering in the Holiday Season. A well-deserved respite from the intense life style that "our" heros live, all in the name of freedom. Scroll down for photos below!
There are two units that are based out of Stewart AFB. VMGR 452 & MAG 49 Detachment B/ MALS 49. Both Units are staffed by active duty Marines and reservists. Both units re-supply Marines who are stationed in forward bases. Ex: Afghanistan/Iraq. and maintain the aircraft that make the deliveries. Most of these Marines have been deployed numerous times.
Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS, based upon the Paramount Pictures Film, with Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin and Book by David Ives & Paul Blake. Directed and choreographed byRandy Skinner with musical direction by Andrew Smithson, the show will run now through January 12, 2014.
Award-winning "Irving Berlin's White Christmas" is based on the beloved, 1954 timeless film. The Veterans Bob Wallace (Sean Montgomery) and Phil Davis (Jeremy Benton) have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters, (Kelly Sheehan and Lindsie Van Winkle), en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil's former army commander. Full of dancing, romance, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, including "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep,""I Love A Piano,""Sisters," "Blue Skies," and the unforgettable title song, Irving Berlin's White Christmas promises to be a merry and bright experience for the whole family!
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 and 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.
Photo Credit: Amanda Stuart