Photo Flash: SNOW CHILD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents the world-premiere musical Snow Child, based on Eowyn Ivey's Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel. The show recently celebrated opening night, view the photos below!

Infused with a score that combines Alaskan string band-traditions with contemporary musical theater, Snow Child follows a couple rebuilding their lives in the Alaskan wilderness when they meet a magical and mysterious snow child who transforms them. Concluding her 20th anniversary season at Arena Stage, Artistic Director Molly Smithdirects this world-premiere musical, featuring a book by John Strand, music by Bob Banghart and Georgia Stitt and lyrics by Stitt. Snow Child is a co-production with Perseverance Theatre and runs April 13-May 20, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater, and May 25-27, 2018 in Anchorage, and June 9-10, 2018 in Juneau.

The cast includes Matt Bogart (Arena's Camelot, Broadway's Jersey Boys) as Jack, Christiane Noll (Broadway's Ragtime) as Mabel, Fina Strazza (Broadway's Matilda the Musical) as the snow child Faina and Natalie Toro (Broadway's A Tale of Two Cities) as Esther. D.C.-based actors Alex Alferov (Arena's Fiddler on the Roof) and Dan Manning(Broadway's Ragtime) will play Garrett and George, respectively. Rounding out the company are ensemble members Dorothy James (59E59's Made in China), and D.C.-based David Landstrom (Signature's Jesus Christ Superstar) and Calvin McCullough(Olney Theatre Center's Carmen).

TICKETS: Tickets for Snow Child are $40-90, subject to change and based on availability, plus applicable fees. For information on savings programs such as pay-your-age tickets, student discounts, Southwest Nights and hero's discounts, visit arenastage.org/shows-tickets/single-tickets/savings-programs.

Photo Credit: Cameron Whitman

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Photo Flash: SNOW CHILD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
John Strand (Book), Georgia Stitt (Composer/Lyricist) and Bob Banghart (Composer)

Photo Flash: SNOW CHILD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
Christiane Noll (Mabel) and Matt Bogart (Jack)

Photo Flash: SNOW CHILD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
Dan Manning (George) and Natalie Toro (Esther)

Photo Flash: SNOW CHILD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
Director/Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Matt Bogart (Jack)

Photo Flash: SNOW CHILD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
Georgia Stitt (Composer/Lyricist) and Jason Robert Brown

Photo Flash: SNOW CHILD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
Calvin McCullough (Ensemble/Plow Horse) and David Landstrom (Ensemble/Plow Horse/Swan)

Photo Flash: SNOW CHILD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
Christiane Noll (Mabel) and John Strand (Book)

Photo Flash: SNOW CHILD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
Dan Manning (George) and Alex Alferov (Garrett)

Photo Flash: SNOW CHILD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
Natalie Toro (Esther), Matt Bogart (Jack) and Dorothy James (Ensemble/Fox)

Photo Flash: SNOW CHILD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
Georgia Stitt (Composer/Lyricist), Director/Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith, Suzanne Blue Star Boy and Fina Strazza (Faina)

Photo Flash: SNOW CHILD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
Deputy Artistic Director Seema Sueko and Lynne Shankel (Music Supervisor/Orchestrations)

Photo Flash: SNOW CHILD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
The cast of Snow Child

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