Berlin's White Christmas"
'Tis almost the season for "Irving Berlin’s White Christmas" to return to the stage of the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre. Performance dates are November 23 - December 23.
Based on the 1954 movie musical, the holiday production will star three members of the original San Francisco cast: Brian d'Arcy James and Jeffry Denman (at left) as soldiers turned song-and-dance duo, Bob Wallace and Phil Davis; and Meredith Patterson as Judy Haynes. The trio will be joined by Kerry O'Malley in the role of Betty Haynes, who previously played in the Boston production.
In its Boston debut in 2005, "Irving Berlin’s White Christmas" played to capacity houses as audiences welcomed a new holiday tradition. Since making its stage debut in the 2004 holiday season in San Francisco, "Irving Berlin’s White Christmas" has also had engagements in Los Angeles, St. Paul, Detroit and will debut in Toronto this season.
The musical tells the story of two show business buddies
putting on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn, and finding their perfect
mates in the process. The show is filled with Irving Berlin classics including
"Count Your Blessings,” "Sisters," "How
Deep is the Ocean" and the holiday title song, "White
The stage production is based on the Paramount Pictures
film, written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama and
Melvin Frank and starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary
Clooney and Vera Ellen.
-- OnStage Boston
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