Video by Veronica DeSantos Ryan: THE MAKING OF WHITE CHRISTMAS, Georgetown Palace Theatre, November 30 - December 30, 2018
(video by Veronica DeSantos Ryan)
Georgetown’s Historic Palace Theatre presents the classic and heartwarming musical White Christmas live on stage for your holiday enjoyment. You can enjoy a holiday tale of romance, friendship, love, and laughter as you follow WWII veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis on their journey to spread Christmas cheer alongside the duo of beautiful singing sisters, Judy and Betty Haynes. Many folks watch the 1954 movie of White Christmas each year as a part of their ritual of Christmas celebration. This year the live stage production at The Palace Theatre in Georgetown can be added for extra holiday spirit!
Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Book by David Ives & Paul Blake
Based Upon the 1954 Film by Paramount Pictures
Written For the Screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama, & Melvin Frank
With Ron Watson as Director, Rose Yurcina as Music Director, Jesee Smart as Choreographer, and Jessie Drollette as Stage Manager, White Christmas live on stage at The Palace promises to serve up a delicious evening filled with holiday delight! Gorgeous costumes from A Cut Above Costume Design and a lavish set designed by Ron Watson and Michael Davis – painted by the superb Barb Jernigan – make up a feast for the eyes! Faith Castaneda’s beautiful lighting design, combined with sound design by Aaren Horak and video design by the intrepid Rich Simms, round out the desired effects. Orchextra Conductor Lannie Hilboldt provides his usual superb musical direction.
Creighton Moench returns to The Palace for the role of Bob Wallace in White Christmas. Last seen on the mainstage as Daddy Warbucks in Annie, Creighton has also portrayed ‘Jesus’, ‘Lumiere’, and ‘Mordred’ in other Palace productions – as well as leading roles with Trinity Street Players, Austin Theatre Project, Zilker Hillside Theater, et al. Justin Dam plays Phil Davis in White Christmas, teaming up with Creighton Moench as Bob Wallace. Most recently Justin played the role of Robertson Aye in Mary Poppins, as well as a host of other Palace ‘plum roles’. The lovely and talented twosome, Veronica Ryan (Betty Haynes) and Samantha Ricker Watson (Judy Haynes) will tap dance their way into your hearts! Scott Poppaw is thrilled to appear as General Henry Waverly in this, his third Palace production.
The Palace is most appreciative of the generous sponsorship of WHITE CHRISTMAS by Joanne and Bill Harrah, longtime Palace supporters. Community Impact Newspaper was a Season Sponsor for the Palace’s 2017-2018 Season, and they will also sponsor the full 2018-2019 season.
November 16 - December 30, 2018
810 South Austin Avenue
Georgetown, TX, 78626
Get tickets for WHITE CHRISTMAS at www.georgetownpalace.com or by calling the Palace Office at 512-869-7469. On the Springer Memorial Stage at Georgetown’s Historic Palace Theatre from NOVEMBER 16 – DECEMBER 30
*Flex Passes can be used for this show.
Seniors (55+) / Military / Students-$29
Children (13 & younger) $15
*$1 ticketing fee will be added per ticket at checkout.
**Student Rush Tickets $18 at the door with student ID.
For Special Needs Seating (wheelchairs, walkers, no stairs, etc.) you must call the Box Office for reservations at (512) 869 – 7469.
Group rates are available for 20 or more. The Palace seats about 295, with reserved seating paid for in the ticket price. The Palace office in the lobby of the theatre is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. (except for some holiday dates). Purchase tickets and select seating online at www.georgetownpalace.com or by calling 512-869-7469. (Please call ahead regarding special needs seating.) Visa, Master Card, Discover, and American Express are accepted.