Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS Coming to Benedum Center, 11/18-23
The producers of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film, have announced casting for the upcoming National Tour.
The show will star James Clow as "Bob Wallace," Jeremy Benton as "Phil Davis," Trista Moldovan as "Betty Haynes," and Kaitlyn Davidson as "Judy Haynes." Also featured are Pamela Myers as "Martha Watson," Conrad John Schuck as "General Waverly", Ryan Reilly as "Ralph Sheldrake," Danny Gardner as "Mike Nulty," Cliff Bemis as "Ezekiel Foster," and Elizabeth Crawford and Ava DellaPietra as "Susan Waverly." Rounding out the cast are Maddy Apple, Craig Blake, Maria Rose Briggs, Laurie DiFilippo, Joe Grandy, Drew Humphrey, Guy Mannick, Ann-Ngaire Martin, Amanda Phillips, Kristyn Pope, Jake Primmerman, Sean Quinn, Rachel Rhodes-Devey, Katie Rooney, Natasha Scearse, Daniel J. Self, Kelly Sheehan, and Kelly Skidmore.In Pittsburgh, IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, will play November 18 through 23, 2014, at the Benedum Center, 237 7th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Performances are Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8:00 p.m., Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. and Sunday at 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tickets prices are $27 to $72 and available at www.TrustArts.org, by calling 412-456-4800 or in person at Theater Square Box Office, 655 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS tells the story of two showbiz buddies putting on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn, and finding their perfect mates in the bargain. Full of dancing, romance, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, including "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep," "Happy Holiday," "Sisters," "Blue Skies" and "White Christmas" -the unforgettable title song. IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS promises to be a merry and bright experience for the entire family!
The creative team includes direction and choreography by Randy Skinner (42nd Street) who was nominated for a Tony Award for this production; book by David Ives (Finnian's Rainbow, On the Town) and Paul Blake (Beautiful -The Carole King Musical); set design by Anna Louizos (Avenue Q, In The Heights); set adaptation by Kenneth Foy; costumes by Carrie Robbins (A Class Act); lighting design by Ken Billington (The Drowsy Chaperone, Annie); sound design by Keith Caggiano; orchestrations by Larry Blank, also nominated for a Tony Award for this production; vocal and additional arrangements by Bruce Pomahac; music direction by Michael Horsley; casting by Jay Binder C.S.A/Jason Styres.
IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS is produced by Work Light Productions, whose other touring productions include AMERICAN IDIOT, MAMMA MIA! and NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT.
The tour will be traveling to Peoria, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Cleveland, Boston and New Haven during the 2014 holiday season.
For more information about the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh subscription series, please call 412- 456-1390 or email: subscriptions@TrustArts.org. Groups of 10 or more may call 412-471-6930 or email groupsales@TrustArts.org or visit www.TrustArts.org/groupsales. PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series is a presentation of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Broadway Across America and Pittsburgh Symphony.