STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights from Denver's IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS
In celebration of the holiday season, The Denver Center Theatre Company (DCTC) presents Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS in The Buell Theatre November 23 – December 24, 2012. Tickets may be purchased now, by calling 303.893.4100 or visiting www.denvercenter.org. Denver's holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol, will return in 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at hightlights from the show below.
Playing the role of Bob and Phil are DCTC debuting actors Tom Galantich and Nicolas Dromard, respectively. Galantich has appeared in such shows as Don't Dress for Dinner, Boeing, Boeing, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Mama Mia. Dromard has been seen on Broadway in Mary Poppins, The Boy From Oz, Oklahoma and Hairspray.
Returning to assume the roles of the singing sisters Betty and Judy are Amy Bodnar and Kate Marilley, respectively. Bodnar has been seen in Broadway productions of Oklahoma and Ragtime as well as Off-Broadway in Sessions at Playwrights Horizons and The Realm at The Wild Project. Marilley has appeared as Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street, Ivy Smith in On The Town and Sheila in A Chorus Line.
Producing Artistic Director Kent Thompson (The Taming of the Shrew, The Liar, A Midsummer's Night Dream, Othello) directs this holiday favorite with choreography by Patti Colombo (Irving Berlin's White Christmas) and musical direction by Gregg Coffin (A Funny Thing…Forum, A Christmas Carol). Anna Louizos creates a set full of warmth, festive cheer and snow (!) that will make feel like you're home for the holidays. Costume design is by David Kay Mickelsen (When We Are Married, Fences, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer), based on original designs by Carrie Robbins. Over 200 costumes are used in the production and stay true to the post WWII period while capturing the essence of the season. You can't tis the season without lighting which is designed for this production by Tom Sturge (The Taming of the Shrew, Irving Berlin's White Christmas) and sound designed by Craig Breitenbach (The Three Musketeers, Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, A Christmas Carol).
For tickets and more information, visit www.denvercenter.org