David Osmond, Nigel Lythgoe, Amy Whitcomb and More to Travel to Salt Lake City with A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS, 12/13-29
Lythgoe Family Productions announced today that Los Angeles hit show A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS will be performing in Salt Lake City at the Jeanné Wagner theatre, this December. The production features recording artist David Osmond as Prince Harry, an on-screen appearance by Nigel Lythgoe ("So You Think You Can Dance, American Idol") as The Magic Mirror and Amy Whitcomb ("The Voice") as Snow White. Performers were selected to play the "Seven Dwarfs" from local dance schools, Center Staging and Vibe.
This inaugural panto production of A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS was a huge success in Los Angeles and will again be directed by Bonnie Lythgoe ("So You Think You Can Dance") with choreography by Spencer Liff (Emmy nominee "So You Think You Can Dance") and musical direction by David Evanoff. Performances will begin December 13 through December 29, with opening night on Friday, December 13, 2013, at 7:00 p.m benefiting Primary Children's Hospital. Tickets for the season are on sale now at www.arttix.org
Lythgoe Family Productions produces fun, musical theatre the whole family can enjoy. Known for their creativity and involvement in television hits "American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance," the Lythgoes are dedicated to bringing affordable theatre to families across America. Based on the Grimm fairytales, each story has been modernized with topical scripts for parents and well known pop songs for kids. The Lythgoes pride themselves on creating a memorable experience a family can share together.
An updated version of the classic tale, in the style of a traditional British family Panto, A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS features family-friendly magic, with a comedic twist, dancing (with "So You Think You Can Dance" alumni) and contemporary music from Katy Perry's "Firework" to Huey Lewis and the News' "Power of Love" to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and more. A Panto is known for its interactive style and humor that appeals to everyone from the ages 2 - 102! Before every performance, guests and their families are invited to enjoy a 'Citi Presents: Winter Wonderland' event in the theatre complete with holiday carolers, crafts, activities, games, and photo opportunities, as well as special on-site benefits for Citi cardmembers."
The cast for A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS features:
· David Osmond as "Prince Harry" (Nickelodeon's "Victorious")
· Nigel Lythgoe as "The Magic Mirror" ("So You Think You Can Dance")
· Amy Whitcomb as "Snow White" ("The Voice")
· Margo Watson as "Wicked Queen" ()
· JoNathan Scott Meza as "Muddles" ( "Nick Jnr. The Jumpitz")
· Dustin Bolt as "Herman the Huntsman"
In addition to director Bonnie Lythgoe, the creative team for A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS includes choreography by Spencer Liff (Emmy nominee for "So You Think You Can Dance"), musical direction by Michael Orland ("American Idol"), book by Kris Lythgoe, scenic and costume design by Lythgoe Family Productions creative department with additional costume design by designer Julia Clancy, Donna Maas and Kleev Guessford, additional scenic design by J.J. Wickham (LFP producers include Kris Lythgoe, Bonnie Lythgoe, Becky Baeling and Jason Haigh-Ellery).
A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS will play from December 13 - 29, 2013 with a charity gala press opening on Friday, December 13, 2013, at 7:00 p.m benefitting Primary Children's Hospital. The Jeanné Wagner is located at 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, Utah. Single show ticket prices for A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS range from $25.00 - $54.00. Golden Tickets are available for an additional $75.00 each and are limited to 10 Golden Tickets per performance. A Golden Ticket allows the ticket holder (children only) a special on-stage experience during the production. Tickets are available by calling Arttix at 801 355 2787 or, on all performance dates the Box Office is open. Tickets are available 24 hours online at www.arttix.org. For additional information visit www.americanpanto.com. Citi cardmembers can purchase Preferred tickets, including 25% off ticket prices and special VIP benefits/access. Purchase Citi Preferred tickets for select shows at www.citiprivatepass.com, starting October 1, 2013.