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Cast Announced For Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at Mill Mountain Theatre

Holiday Inn begins performances on November 30th and runs through December 23rd on the Trinkle MainStage.

Cast Announced For Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at Mill Mountain Theatre

 

This holiday season, make a beautiful memory and embrace the holiday season with "Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn."

Performers from all over the country have traveled to Roanoke to perform at Mill Mountain Theatre as they get ready to perform in the stage adaptation of the hit 1942 film of the same name. Seasoned fans of "Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn" and newcomers, will love the stage version even more! Bundle up with your closest friends and family with this holiday classic. Experience the warming thrill of Irving Berlin's classic songs such as "White Christmas," "Steppin' Out With My Baby," "Blue Skies" and more!

This timeless comedy features thrilling tap dances, joyous music and more. This story follows Jim who ditches the bright lights of show business to settle down in a small Connecticut farmhouse. His world takes a spectacular turn when he meets a talented teacher named Linda. Will Jim salvage his last chance at love?

Returning to the Director and Choreographer's chair is Kristen Brooks Sandler, who previously directed "Legally Blonde the Musical" at Mill Mountain Theatre.

"Holiday Inn is a classic show filled with joy. I'm excited to share that joy to Roanoke audiences!" Said Sandler.

Filling out the stage to tell the story is Mychal Phillips* as Louise, Andrew Mauney* as Jim, Imani Youngblood* and Sarah Colt will both take on the role of Linda, Caitlin McAvoy as Lila, Elbi Cespedes as Ted. Two local youth performers will share the role of Charlie Winslow. In addition to the featured characters, Erin Kei*, Yul Carrion, Emma Lou DeLaney, Morgana Mauney, Corry J. Ethridge, Maya Kitayama, Melissa Perry and Angela Joy (Swing) fill out the mighty ensemble.

Uplifting the cast is a stellar creative team - which serves as a collaborative effort from Mill Mountain Theatre's seasoned; internal creative team and industry professionals. The team consists of Ginger Poole, Producing Artistic Director; Peppy Biddy*, Production Stage Manager; Erin Markham*, Assistant Stage Manager; Christopher D. Littlefield, Music Director; Marissa Danielle Duricko, Costume Designer; Jimmy Ray Ward, Scenic Designer; Bill Webb, Lighting Designer; and Matt Shields, Director of Production.

Holiday Inn will also feature a live orchestra directed by Littlefield. The orchestra will feature Roanoke residents, JT Fauber, Mike Havens, Evin Bowman and Teresa Hedrick.

*Appearing Courtesy of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

Holiday Inn begins performances on November 30th and runs through December 23rd on the Trinkle MainStage. Tickets can be purchased online at millmountain.org or by calling the box office at 540-342-5740.

Sponsors for Holiday Inn at Mill Mountain Theatre include Avis Construction Company, Better Sofas, B.J. Preas, Brandon Oaks Retirement Community, Business Solutions Inc., Carolina Connection, Claytor/Wirt Associates, Elk Hill Advisors, Entré Computer Center, Freedom First Credit Union, Frith Anderson and Peake, Gentry Locke Attorneys, Howell's Motor Freight Inc., Jewell Machinery, John H. and Michelle S. Higginbotham Family Foundation, The Liberty Trust Hotel, Lunsford a Trustpoint Company, MarshMcLennan Agency, Mast General Store, Member One Federal Credit Union, Miller Long & Associates, Oakey's Funeral Service and Crematory, Pinnacle Financial Partners, Skyline Capital Strategies, Roanoke Animal Hospital, Roanoke Gas Co., Roanoke Valley Orthodontics, Skyline National Bank, Spilman Thomas & Battle, Steel Dynamics Inc. and The Candy Store. Grantors include National Endowment for the Arts, Virginia Commission for the Arts, Center in the Square, Radio IQ WVTF, Theatre Communications Group, Actors' Equity Association and Blue Star Theatres.

"Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn" is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.

 


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