Timeless film on theater’s play list

     (NWPR-IN) – Based on the beloved film and featuring seventeen of Irving Berlin songs, “White Christmas” is a heartwarming musical adaptation where World War II Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after the war. 

     With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil’s former army commander. The dazzling scores of “Blue Skies”, “I Love A Piano”, “Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)”, “Love You Didn’t Do Right By Me”, “How Deep Is The Ocean” and not last or least, “White Christmas.” 

      Directed by Becky Niccum, the cast of characters are: Bob Wallace by Kerry Ashton; Phil Davis/Michael Nelaborige; Betty Haynes/Nancy Kartholl; Judy Haynes/Abigail Ehinger; General Waverly/Tom Schibner; Martha Watson/ Carol Howell-Wasson; Susan Waverly/Zoe Moore; Ralph Shelbrake/Scott D. Rumage; Rita/Bridget Pearson; Rhoda/Stephanie Longbrake; Ezekiel Foster/Gary H. Bugge; Mike/Brian H. Wagner; Tessie/Ashley Pulley; Jimmy/David Eisenhauer; Cigarette Girl/Amber Wiesenberg; Snoring Man/Steve Todd; Mrs. Snoring Man/Deb Todd; Dance Captain/Erin Bean; Seamstress/Jill Bixler; Assistant Seamstress/Veronica Knuth; Sheldrake’s Secretary/Amanda Simpkins; Train Conductor/Jonathan Casey; Ed Sullivan Announcer/Evan Hart; and Ensembles are Darby Bixler and Sara Black.

     Performance dates begin on Saturday, November 6, 8:00 pm and continue on Sunday, November 7, 2:00 pm; Friday, November 12, 8:00 pm; Saturday, November 13, 2:00 pm; Saturday, November 13, 8:00 pm; Sunday, November 14, 2:00 pm; Friday, November 19, 8:00 pm; Saturday, November 20, 2:00 pm; Saturday, November 20, 8:00 pm; and Sunday, November 21 at 2:00 pm. For tickets, call the Fort Wayne Civic Theater Box Office at 260.424.5220 or online at www.fwcivic.org .

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