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Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS
Submitted by Rachel Haider on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 11:17am
Nov 30 2012 7:30 pm
Dec 16 2012 9:45 pm
Location:Northfield Arts Guild, 411 Third Street, Northfield
Based on the classic and well-loved Paramount Pictures 1954 film, WHITE CHRISTMAS first opened as a Broadway musical in 2008. With amazing and memorable music by the incomparable Irving Berlin, the Northfield Arts Guild Theater promises a toe-tapping, heart-warming journey. Be sure to add WHITE CHRISTMAS to your “Must See” list for the holidays! The show runs weekends: Nov 30 - Dec 16. Tickets are available at 507-645-8877 or northfieldartsguild.org
The story of this perennial family favorite sidetracks show biz entertainers Bob Wallace and Phil Davis (Steve Lawler and Paul McGuire) to Vermont with promising performers Betty and Judy Haynes (Michelle Drenth and Sydney Place). Once there, they discover their former WWII commanding officer, General Waverly (Jerry Fox), has turned innkeeper and is losing customers due to a lack of snow.
Popular Irving Berlin tunes include: Blue Skies, I Love a Piano, Love You Didn’t Do Right By Me, I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm, Sisters, Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep and, of course, White Christmas.
Our cast and crew of over 40 fabulous folks includes these talented actors: Steve Lawler, Paul McGuire, Michelle Drenth, Sydney Place, Jerry Fox, Deb Clark, Kyah Olson-Sola, Dave Flynn¸ Rolf Kragseth, Paul Seguin¸ Susan Dunhaupt¸ Tania Legvold¸ Ann Etter¸ Wendy Placko¸ Chris Heineman¸ Paul Seguin¸ Birch Carlson¸ Kevin Ely¸ Kate Southwick¸ Paula Baragary¸ Amy Boxrud¸ Annie Zimbel¸ Catie Gardner¸ Alison Haider¸ Noah Schomburg¸ Synneva Bratland¸ Chloe Schwietz and Jordan Severson.
The show is directed by Rachel Haider and choreographed by Mary Hahn, with Musical Direction by Jordan Boucher, Dan Dressen and Ina Selvelieva. Set design by Tim Peterson, Costumes by Helen Dillon, Lights by Alvin Ho, Stage Managed by Kevin Ely, Produced/Props by Susan Carlson and Felicia Crosby.
Performances are Friday through Sunday November 30 through December 16th. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30pm. Sunday performances are at 2:00pm. There is an additional matinee performance on Saturday, December 15th at 2:00pm. Advance general seating tickets may be purchased at 507-645-8877 or online at northfieldartsguild.org. The theater is located at 411 W. Third Street in Northfield.0in">