“This cozy trip down memory lane should be put on your wish list.” – The New York Times

 “A holiday juggernaut. One well-loved Berlin tune after another.” – Los Angeles Times

“An instant classic!” – The Boston Herald

 

DEC. 12, 2016/SACRAMENTO – IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film, is coming to the Community Center Theater this holiday season.  Bring your loved ones for a heart-warming celebration of Americana from Dec. 27, 2016 through Jan. 1, 2017, at the Community Center Theater, 1301 L Street, Sacramento.

This brand new production of 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 the unforgettable title song, IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS promises to be a merry and bright experience for the entire family!

Tickets start at $25 and are available now at the Wells Fargo Pavilion Box Office, 1419 H Street, Sacramento, or by calling (916) 557-1999; they are also available at the Convention Center Box Office, 1301 L Street, Sacramento, or by calling (916) 808-5181, or online at Tickets.com. Sacramento Community Center Theater is located at 1301 L Street in Sacramento. Groups of 12 or more can reserve tickets by calling (916) 557-1198.  Evening performances are Tuesday, Dec. 27 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at 8:00 PM.  Matinees are Thursday, Dec. 29 and Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, and Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at 2:00 PM.  For more information call (916) 557-1999 or visit BroadwaySacramento.com.

The New York Times exclaims “this cozy trip down memory lane should be put on your wish list.”  And, the New York Daily News hailed IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS as “a holiday card come to life.”

IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS features Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin with Book by David Ives and Paul Blake and is based upon the Paramount Pictures film written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama and Melvin Frank.

The show will star Sean Montgomery as “Bob Wallace”, Jeremy Benton as “Phil Davis”, Kerry Conte as “Betty Haynes”, and Kelly Sheehan as “Judy Haynes”.  Also featured are Lorna Luft as “Martha Watson”, Conrad John Schuck as “General Waverly”, Dave Schoonover as “Ralph Sheldrake”, Aaron Galligan-Stierle as “Mike Nulty”, Frank Ridley as “Ezekiel Foster”, and Clancy and Samantha Penny as “Susan Waverly”. Rounding out the cast are Kelly Black, Elish Conlon, Kristen Smith Davis, Laurie DiFilippo, Sarah Fagan, Matthew Kilgore, Danny McHugh, Chris McNiff, Kara Mikula, Bryan Charles Moore, Kristyn Pope, Jake Primmerman, Sean Quinn, Chelsea Williams, Jessica Wockenfuss, and John T. Wolfe.

The creative team for the National Tour includes direction and choreography by Randy Skinner (Tony Award® Nomination, Best Choreography); book by David Ives (Finnian’s Rainbow, On the Town) and Paul Blake (Producer, 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 (Tony Award® nomination, Best Orchestrations); vocal and additional arrangements by Bruce Pomahac; music direction by Michael Horsley; casting by Binder Casting/Jay Binder, CSA. Original Broadway production directed by Walter Bobbie.

IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS is produced by Work Light Productions, whose other current & upcoming touring productions include Rent 20th Anniversary Tour,  Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, MAMMA MIA!, Motown the Musical, Something Rotten, Vocalosity, and Crazy For You.

For more information on IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS, visit www.whitechristmasthemusical.com.

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