The production is set to open on Saturday the 12th November at the Truro Hall for Cornwall, before visiting the Nottingham Theatre Royal, Sunderland Empire and Liverpool Empire.
Full casting has been announced for the upcoming UK tour of Irving Berlin’s classic musical White Christmas. The production is set to star Jay McGuiness as Bob Wallace, Lorna Luft as Martha Watson, Michael Starke as General Waverly, Dan Burton as Phil Davis, Jessica Daley as Betty Haynesand Monique Young as Judy Haynes. They will be joined in the production by Simon Anthony, Tom Bales, Lydia Bannister, George Beet, Imogen Bowtell, Isabel Canning, Gabrielle Cocca, Joseph Craig, Beth Devine, Steve Fortune, Ashton Harkness, Connor Hughes, Owen McHugh, Benjamin Mundy, James Revell, Sadie-Jean Shirley, Matthew Sweet, Lucy Warway, David Winters and Alex Wright.
Join veterans Bob Wallace (Jay McGuiness) and Phil Davis (Dan Burton) as – fuelled by love – the all-singing, all-dancing duo follow the stunning Haynes Sisters, Betty & Judy (Jessica Daley and Monique Young), to a Vermont lodge overseen by housekeeper Martha Watson (Lorna Luft) for a special Christmas show. Their journey takes a misstep and their rhythm is thrown off when they discover the lodge happens to be owned by Bob and Phil’s old Army General (Michael Starke), who is in desperate need of their help.
With music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, the musical includes the songs: Blue Skies”, “Sisters”, “I Love A Piano”, “Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)” and the most famous festive song of all: “White Christmas”.
This production is based on the original production by Curve Artistic Director Nikolai Foster (Annie, Breakfast at Tiffany’s). It is directed by Ian Talbot OBE (High Society, Anything Goes) and choreographed by two-time Olivier Award-winning choreographer Stephen Mear CBE (Mary Poppins, Gypsy). Set Design is by Michael Taylor and Costume Design is by Diego Pitarch. Musical Supervision is by Stephen Brooker, Lighting Design by Mark Henderson and Sound Design by Tom Marshall. Orchestrations are by Larry Blank with New Musical arrangements by Jason Carr.
To find out more and to book tickets visit: https://www.whitechristmasthemusical.co.uk/