White Christmas, the Musical

November 16, 2017- January 6, 2018

Based on the beloved movie, veterans Bob and Phil are a successful song and dance team when they meet a sister duo and follow them to an inn in Vermont. They discover it’s owned by their old General who fell on hard times, so they decide to put on a show to save the inn and their General’s future. The Irving Berlin score features Blue Skies, Sisters, Count Your Blessings and the favorite White Christmas.

AGE APPROPRIATENESS:
Recommended for ages 10 and up

RUNNING TIME:
2 hours

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November 16, 2017- January 6, 2018

Based on the beloved movie, veterans Bob and Phil are a successful song and dance team when they meet a sister duo and follow them to an inn in Vermont. They discover it’s owned by their old General who fell on hard times, so they decide to put on a show to save the inn and their General’s future. The Irving Berlin score features Blue Skies, Sisters, Count Your Blessings and the favorite White Christmas.

AGE APPROPRIATENESS:
Recommended for ages 10 and up

RUNNING TIME:
2 hours

JOSHUA BELLAMY

JOSHUA BELLAMY (Waiter/Dance Captain/Ensemble) is thrilled to be back where he was previously seen in Disney’s Mary Poppins and West Side Story. Regional credits: Disney’s Newsies (Specs), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Ensemble/Understudy Lefou), Footloose, and Peter Pan. Favorite past credits: Cats (Mr. Mistoffelees/Dance Captain) and Rent (Angel). Other credits: Norwegian Cruise Lines, American Music Theatre, Fulton Theatre and Sight and Sound Theatres. Endless love and thanks to God, Matthew, Amy, Lauren, family, and friends.

RONNIE BRADY

RONNIE BRADY (Mike/Jimmy/Sheldrake Understudy) is excited to be making his Dutch Apple debut! Recent credits include Jonah (Sight and Sound), Disney’s Mary Poppins, Evita, Carmen (Olney Theatre), Legends in Concert (Norwegian Cruise Line), and more! All thanks to God, my parents, sister, and family! Psalm 37:23, Isaiah 40:31

TROY BRUCHWALSKI

TROY BRUCHWALSKI (Bob Wallace) is excited to take part in this production. Recent credits: national tours of Ragtime (Father) and Camelot (perf. King Arthur/Sir Lionel); My Fair Lady (Freddy Eynsford-Hill), Les Miserables (Javert). Troy was last seen here as the title role in Yeston and Kopit’s Phantom. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Opera from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Troy would like to thank his loving family, especially Mom and Dad, for their unrelenting support, Prather Productions for allotting him these precious opportunities to perform, and his amazing girlfriend Kat. www.troybruchwalski.net

GEORGIA CERISANO

GEORGIA CERISANO (Seamstress/Ensemble) is pretty stoked to be returning to Dutch Apple after debuting in My Fair Lady. Originally from Virginia, she moved to Pennsylvania in 2016 to study theatre with Sight and Sound’s Conservatory and perform alongside the cast of Samson. She was recently seen in Servant Stage Company’s Sing, Sing, Swing, and currently studies ballet at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. Thanks be to Jesus Christ. Ecclesiastes 12:13.

NICOLE ESPOSITO

NICOLE ESPOSITO (Swing) is delighted to spend her holidays home in Lancaster! She last appeared at Dutch Apple in West Side Story. Favorite credits include Gypsy, Hello Dolly, Hairspray and South Pacific. Nicole recently graduated with a BA in theatre and dance from Muhlenberg College where she was active in a cappella and comedy, as well as having opportunity to study in Arezzo, Italy. She dedicates this performance to her angels- Grandpa Tom and Grandma Sandy. Happy holidays to all!

JULIA FEELEY

JULIA FEELEY (Rhonda/Ensemble) is thrilled to be performing in White Christmas, and tackling her second tap show! A former bunhead turned jazzerina, her favorite regional credits include The Producers and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at Theatre by the Sea and Broadway Bounty Hunter at Barrington Stage Company. Proud alum of the School at Jacob’s Pillow and a member of Poptap New York City and the Joe Iconis Family! Love to my amazing family and thank you to everyone at Dutch Apple for this opportunity. IG: @juliafeeley

EMILY FRANCH

EMILY FRANCH (Mrs. Snoring Man/Ensemble) recently returned from performing with Disney Cruise Lines on Disney Magic. She spent the holidays in the Caribbean, and is looking forward to White Christmas! Love to James and Mom.

DALE GIVEN

DALE GIVEN (General Waverly) is so excited to be reprise this role here at Dutch Apple! You may recall him recently as Hipockets Duncan in Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story. National credits include Titanic and Ring of Fire. Dale was seen in Surflight Theatre’s summer production of Newsies on the Jersey shore and is a veteran of numerous shows at the Broadway Palm in Florida. Many thanks to Will, Brian, Lauren, Amy and of course my better half, Shannon. Let it snow!

NICK GURINSKY

NICK GURINSKY (Phil Davis) is thrilled to be making his Dutch Apple debut! Previous credits: Norwegian Cruise Lines (RSS Explorer), Chicago (Ensemble) at Park Playhouse and Babes in Arms (Val) at CAP21. Training: CAP21 Conservatory. Many thanks to his friends, family and incredibly supportive parents. nickgurinsky.com @nickgurinsky

KATHERINE WALKER HILL

KATHERINE WALKER HILL (Betty) is beyond grateful to be back at Dutch Apple and reprising her role from last season’s White Christmas at the Broadway Palm. A Tennessee native, Katherine received her BFA in Musical Theatre from Webster Conservatory and currently resides in New York City. When she counts her blessings, she is most thankful for her precious niece and nephew, and her amazing boyfriend, Troy. Kat would like to thank God for his amazing grace and her parents for teaching her the true meaning of Christmas. Isaiah 9:6~Holla!

JENNIFER HOPE

JENNIFER HOPE (Martha Watson) is thrilled to be back at Dutch Apple! She has performed with Pavarotti, Jessye Norman, Jason Robards, and Stephen Schwartz in a career that has taken her to three continents and 43 U.S. States. Favorite credits: Sound of Music (Maria, Elsa, Mother Abbess), Miracle Worker (Annie), Evita (Eva), My Fair Lady (Eliza), Annie (Hannigan), Sweeney Todd (Mrs. Lovett), and Man of La Mancha (Aldonza). Jennifer also coaches students whose work can be seen in commercials and national tours.
www.JenHopeDiva.com

ADDISON KENDALL

ADDISON KENDALL (Susan) was last seen at Dutch Apple in Holly Jolly Christmas. Addy is nine years old, and has been performing on stage since she was four. Addison played Alison Summers in the Fulton Theatre’s production of Billy Elliot: The Musical, directed by Adam Pelty. Additional favorites include The King and I, Mary Poppins, Aladdin, young Chloe in a short film, and cabarets in the Poconos and New York City. Addy is fluent in Spanish, loves science, math, art and music. She thanks the amazing Dutch Apple team!

JONAH KRAMER

JONAH KRAMER (Mr. Snoring Man/Ensemble) is delighted to be celebrating the holidays at the Dutch Apple. Jonah is a graduate of NYU Tisch. He was recently at the Dutch Apple in Peter Pan (Twin/Peter Pan understudy). Selected credits: Amber Brown is Not A Crayon (Artspower National Touring Theatre), A Chorus Line, and Oklahoma! (Berkshire Theatre Group). Thanks to his family and friends for always believing in him. www.jonahkramer.com

AMY LAVIOLETTE

AMY LAVIOLETTE (Cocktail Waitress/Ensemble/Betty Understudy) is thrilled to perform with Dutch Apple! Recent credits: Into the Woods (Cinderella), The Producers, Will Roger’s Follies, A Chorus Line (Judy Turner), and Chicago (Annie). Love and thanks to her family and friends.

JOCELYN MEYER

JOCELYN MEYER (Susan) is thrilled to make her Dutch Apple debut. She currently performs theatre and dance with Pennsylvania Theatrical Arts in Hanover, PA and has been in 20+ shows since the age of four. Jocelyn’s favorite roles include Mulan in Mulan Jr., Jack in Into the Woods, Iago in Aladdin Jr., and Mayzie la Bird in Seussical. Jocelyn is an eighth grade student at St. Teresa of Calcutta School. When she is not practicing theatre and dance, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Enjoy the show!

JIM MOYER

JIM MOYER (Ezekiel/Ed Sullivan Announcer) is from Harrisburg, PA and has been seen all over the east coast. He was last seen on the Dutch Apple stage in Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story. Other credits include Company (David) at Stephen Foster, Annie (Daddy Warbucks) at Broadway Classics Theater, and One Man Two Guvnors (Charlie). Jim brings a love of the theater, and he enjoys spending time with his family outside the theater.

DEVON ROSE

DEVON ROSE (Rita/Ensemble/Judy Understudy) is thrilled to spend the holiday season here! Most recently, she played Elle Woods in Legally Blonde and Ariel in The Little Mermaid. New York credits: A Chorus Line (Val), Carrie (Sue), and Gypsy (Louise) opposite Tony nominee Sally Mayes. Other favorite roles: Grease (Sandy), Lysistrata Jones (Lysistrata), Xanadu (Kira/Clio), Shrek the Musical (Fiona understudy), The Wedding Singer (Holly), Chicago (Roxie), and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Christine). B.F.A. Musical Theatre, The Boston Conservatory. www.devonfrieder.com

CRAIG SMITH

CRAIG SMITH (Sheldrake) is excited to be spending another Christmas at the Dutch Apple with all of his friends. Last year, Craig played Eggnog the elf in Holly Jolly Christmas. This is also an exciting Christmas, because he gets to spend it with his wife, Theresa (aka Judy). All my love to my wife, our boys, family, and all our friends – Happy Christmas one and all!

PIPER SOBON

PIPER SOBON (Susan) was last seen here in the role of Jane in Disney’s Mary Poppins. Previous Dutch Apple credits include Cosette in Les Miserables, Zuzu in A Wonderful Life and Gracie in The Music Man. She is an active participant in the Broadway Bound summer camp at the theatre and a proud mini company member with Pulse Dance Studio.

MICHAEL STANCLIFF

MICHAEL STANCLIFF (Scooter) Favorite roles: Male Swing at Dutch Wonderland (RWS Entertainment), Willard in Footloose (Laguna Playhouse), and Harold Hill in The Music Man (Negri Productions). Other credits include Crazy for You, Spamalot, Fiddler on the Roof, Peter Pan, Much Ado About Nothing, and Richard III. Tv/Film: Disney Channel’s Wizards of Waverly Place, independent film Did You Like the Movie? As always, for Mom and Dad, my greatest supporters. Enjoy the show! www.michaelstancliff.me

DEJUAN THOMPSON

DEJUAN THOMPSON (Ensemble) is a proud Coastal Carolina University BFA MT grad ’16, Go Chants! Regional Credits: The Wiz, The Hot Mikado (GLOW Lyric Theatre), Memphis, Mary Poppins, and Annie (Weathervane Rep. Theatre). Other credits: How to Succeed in Business…, Spring Awakening, HAIR, A Chorus Line, Sweeney Todd, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Workshops: TOAST A New Musical (Carner and Gregor). Endless gratitude to God first, “Momma Dukes”, SW Artist, the creative team, family, and friends! Philippians 4:13! dejuanthompson.com @diggity_dej

THERESA WALKER

THERESA WALKER (Judy) is thrilled to be home for the holidays, and sharing the stage with her husband, Craig (Sheldrake) and her best friends – Kat and Troy! Playing Judy is a dream come true. Theresa is a White Christmas aficionado – she has watched the film at least ten times EACH Christmas season and has all of it memorized! Recent credits include: Erma in Anything Goes, Mrs. White in Clue: the Musical, Barbara in Shear Madness, and Ado Annie in Oklahoma! May you all have a blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year!

ERIC WATERS

ERIC WATERS (Conductor/Ensemble/Phil Davis Understudy) is thrilled to be spending another holiday season at Dutch Apple after performing in Holly Jolly Christmas (Ensemble) and Jingle ARRGH the Way (Pierre) last year. Regional credits include Disney’s Mary Poppins (Ensemble, Broadway Palm), South Pacific (Stewpot, The Fireside Theatre), Damn Yankees and Spamalot (Ensemble, Sharon Playhouse). Special thanks to the Prather family, Lauren Sobon and everyone who makes this show possible. Thank you for supporting live theatre! Happy Holidays!

RICHARD WESTFAHL

RICHARD WESTFAHL (Swing) is a recent graduate of Syracuse University. He has been seen dancing and singing across New York state at Syracuse Stage, Forestburgh Playhouse, Cortland Repertory Theater, and the Woodstock Playhouse. He would like to thank his family for their constant love and support.

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