SCC Young People's Theatre Will Present Irving Berlin's 'White Christmas' Dec. 14-16

November 28, 2012

The Young People’s Theatre of St. Charles Community College will present Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” Dec. 14-16 in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater on the SCC campus.

SCC Young People's Theatre Will Present Irving Berlin's 'White Christmas' Dec. 14-16

Sarah York (left), Troyer Coultas, Brooke Villhard and Sean Gundersen.

The Young People’s Theatre of St. Charles Community College will present Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” Dec. 14-16 in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater on the SCC campus.

The show will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Dec. 14-15, and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 15-16. Tickets are $8 for all ages. The campus is located at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville.

Based on the timeless film, the musical features 17 well-known Irving Berlin songs, such as “Blue Skies,” “I love a Piano,” “How Deep is the Ocean” and “White Christmas.” Set after World War II, characters Bob Wallace and Phil Davis relentlessly pursue a busy and highly successful song and dance career. Their lives change completely when they meet and follow two sisters to Vermont for the holidays. This romantic and uplifting musical comedy is fun for the whole family. Audience members will celebrate the holidays with wonderful songs and dancing and relive this traditional favorite.

YPT cast members from St. Peters include Cadence Bippen, Carlin Bippen, Sam Bippen, Sean Faszold, Jenni Fischer, Thomas Fischer, Luke Gottreu, Eric Hahn, Jessica Kahn, Grace Kotraba, Daniel Larabee, Zoe Meier, Rain Northrop, Alex Pendel, Andrew Salmo, Jaide Sarchenko, Braden Stille, Mitchell Stille, Tessa Stille, Alyssa Winkeler, Teegan Winkler, Jacob York and Sarah York.

YPT cast members from O’Fallon include Alia Aaron, Joelle Aaron, Dani Baker, Amanda Blythe, Samuel Bottini, Jack Deters, Abbey Feldt, Jacob Feldt, Seth Gleason, Taryn Herbst, Grayson Jostes, Danny Kellett, Becca Krauss, Kati Scheffer, Brooke Villhard, Becca Waligurski, Curtis Waligurski and Brendan Woods.

YPT cast members from St. Charles include Brock Birkner, Daniel Borrelli, Zac Cary, Ali Gibbs, Kelly Gleeson, Anabel Gundersen, Sean Gundersen, Anna Johnston, Emma Koehler, Abby Turner, Emily Turner.

YPT cast members from Dardenne Prairie include Jana Bowman, Troyer Coultas, CJ Powell and Richie Powell.

YPT cast members from Lake St. Louis include Jimmy Coogan, Joey Coogan and Grace Thornton.

Additional YPT cast members include Brynn Laspe of St. Louis, Kylie McCance of Wentzville and Allison Parks of Wentzville.

The Young People’s Theatre is a performing arts program for kids and their families produced by the SCC Corporate and Community Development Division.

For more information or tickets, call 636-922-8233, or visit www.stchastickets.com.

Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” is based upon the Paramount Pictures Film, written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama and Melvin Frank. Music and lyrics are by Irving Berlin and the book is by David Ives and Paul Blake. The original stage production was directed by Walter Bobbie, with orchestrations by Larry Blank and vocal and dance arrangements by Bruce Pomahac. Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” is presented through special arrangement with R&H Theatricals.

St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit http://www.stchas.edu.

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