Photo Flash: First Look at IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS at San Diego Musical Theatre
San Diego Musical Theatre presents the final production of its 2015 season, IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, running now through December 6, 2015 (press opening on Friday, November 27) at the Spreckels Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaption features seventeen Irving Berlin songs, played by a live 22-piece orchestra! Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil's former Army Commander. The dazzling score features well known standards including Blue Skies, I Love A Piano, How Deep Is the Ocean and the perennial favorite, White Christmas. White Christmas is back! Make it a holiday tradition in your family! Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin, Book by David Ives and Paul Blake.On the production team are: Director Todd Nielsen; choreographer Lisa Hopkins; re-staging of choreography by Keenon Hooks; musical director Don LeMaster; costume coordinator Janet Pitcher; lighting designer Michael Von Hoffman; sound designer Kevin Anthenill; stage manager Art Brickman*; and production manager Bret Young.
Featured in the WHITE CHRISTMAS cast are: David Engel* (Bob Wallace); Allison Spratt Pearce* (Betty Haynes); Jeffrey Scott Parsons* (Phil Davis); and Tro Shaw* (Judy Haynes). Also in the cast are Jeni Baker, Bryan Banville, Katie Whalley-Banville, Amy Beth Batchelor, Max Cadillac, William Cobb, Jessica Christman, Crystal Davidson, Janie d'Avignon, Karla Franko, Siri Hafso, Danny Hansen, Kyle Hawk, Jenny Henkel, Ed Hollingsworth, Paul Morgavo, Gabriel Navarro, Luke Nelson, Joy Newbegin, Matthew Ryan, Claire Scheper, Doug Schmitt, Tara Shoemaker, Ala Tiatia, Michael Van Allen, and Debra Wanger.Single tickets for SDMT's production of WHITE CHRISTMAS are $45.00, $55.00, $65.00 and $75.00. Children 16 and under save $10. There are discounts for Seniors and Students. Equity and Actor's Alliance may purchase up to 2 tickets at half price. Group discounts for parties of 12 or more are available by calling the Administrative Office at 858-560-5740. For individual tickets contact the Administrative Office at 858-560-5740 or visit SDMT online at www.sdmt.org.
Photo Credit: Ken Jacques
David Engel & The Company
Karla Franko & The Company