Omaha Performing Arts will celebrate the holidays at The Barn (15220 Military Road, Omaha) Dec. 11. The evening will begin with cocktails and a light buffet at 5:30 PM followed by the cabaret performance at 6:30 PM. The latter will feature the talents of Nicole Parker (Wicked), Paul Canaan (Sweet Charity), Tyler Hanes (A Chorus Line), James Kinney (Fosse) and Omaha’s performing youth. Noah Ricketts serves as musical director.
Tickets for White Christmas at The Barn are $125 per person and are available online at TicketOmaha.com, by calling (402) 345-0606 or in person at the Ticket Omaha Box Office (Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas Street).
Vicki and Chris Le Vine will host the second annual White Christmas at Sweetwater Farm and Grace Winery (50 Sweetwater Road, Glen Mills, PA) Dec. 18. Performances will take place at 1 PM and 5:30 PM in the Winery’s barn. The holiday cabaret will feature performances by Philadelphia’s performing youth and Broadway favorites Paul Canaan (Sweet Charity), Tracy-Jai Edwards (Legally Blonde), Eden Espinosa (Wicked), Jessica Dillan (Thoroughly Modern Millie), Tyler Hanes (A Chorus Line), James Kinney (Fosse), Nicholas Rodriguez (Tarzan, “One Life to Live”) and composer and BDF musical director Jeremy Schonfeld. Tony Award nominee and recording artist Laura Bell Bundy will make a special appearance at the evening performance.
Tickets are $100 each ($75 for children 10 and under) for the 1 PM matinee performance. Matinee guests will be treated to holiday punch and cookies following the performance. Tickets for the evening performance are available at three levels: Marquis Tickets are $800 and include a cocktail welcome reception, top priority seating, a post-concert reception and light buffet, a bottle of wine from Grace Winery and will cover a full BDF student scholarship; Supporting Cast Tickets are $500 and include the cocktail reception, light buffet and priority seating; Ensemble Tickets are $200 and include the cocktail reception and light buffet. Call (610) 459-4711 to reserve tickets.
The Broadway Dreams Foundation, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to "training, mentoring and presenting career opportunities to anyone interested in the performing arts, regardless of socioeconomic background." For more information visit www.mybroadwaydreams.com.