Blue Skies Give Way to Snow! Go On the Road With White Christmas Leading Man Sean Montgomery
Tony Award nominee Randy Skinner, who choreographed the 2008 Broadway premiere of White Christmas, will return to direct and choreograph the national tour of the musical that features music and lyrics by Berlin with a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. (The original 2008 Broadway production was directed by Walter Bobbie.)
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 with Pamela Myers as Martha Watson, Conrad John Schuck as General Waverly, David Perlman as Ralph Sheldrake, Ravi Roth as Mike Nulty, Cliff Bemis as Ezekiel Foster and Elizabeth Crawford and Samantha Penny as Susan Waverly. Rounding out the cast are Maria Rose Briggs, Darien Crago, Elish Conlon, Laurie DiFilippo, Joe Grandy, Drew Humphrey, Bryan Hunt, Megan Kelley, Connor McRory, Bryan Charles Moore, Kristyn Pope, Jake Primmerman, Sean Quinn, Rachel Rhodes-Devey and Kelly Skidmore.
The musical, according to press notes, "tells the story of two showbiz buddies putting on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn, and finding their perfect mates in the bargain." Among the classic Berlin songs included are "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep," "Happy Holiday," "Sisters," "Blue Skies" and the title song.
The production will also have set design by Anna Louizos, set adaptation by Kenneth Foy, costumes by Carrie Robbins, lighting design by Ken Billington, sound design by Keith Caggiano, orchestrations by Larry Blank, vocal and additional arrangements by Bruce Pomahac, music direction by Michael Horsley and casting by Binder Casting/Jason Styres, CSA.
Irving Berlin's White Christmas is produced by Work Light Productions.
The remaining touring itinerary follows:
Rochester, NY: Dec. 15-20, 2015
Schenectady, NY: Dec. 22-27, 2015