SCC Young People’s Theatre to present ‘White Christmas’ Dec. 20-22

November 22, 2013

St. Charles Community College’s Young People’s Theatre will present “White Christmas” Dec. 20-22 in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater on the SCC campus.

SCC Young People’s Theatre to present ‘White Christmas’ Dec. 20-22

Becca Krauss (left), Brock Birkner, Luke Gottreu and Amanda Blythe.

The show will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Dec. 20-21, and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 21-22. 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, Mallory Echelmeyer, John Emery, Thomas Fischer, Luke Gottreu, Eric Hahn, Michael Kramer, Luke Larabee, Abrielle McLemore, Zoe Meier, Rain Northrop, Jordan Oelze, Alex Pendel, Ryan Starke, Braden Stille, Mitchell Stille, Tessa Stille, Eric Weidig, Joe Weidig, Rachel Weidig and Teegan Winkeler. 

YPT cast members from O’Fallon include Alia Aaron, Joelle Aaron, Dani Baker, Amanda Blythe, Jack Deters, Josiah Hahn, Taryn Herbst, Becca Krauss, Jordan Marshall, Andrew Salmo, Madeleine Smith, Curtis Waligurski and Brendan Woods.

YPT cast members from St. Charles include Brock Birkner, Daniel Borrelli, Molly Carl, Zac Cary, Paige Falcomata, Andrew Feigenbaum, Sydney Koehler, Abby Turner and Emily Turner.

YPT cast members from Dardenne Prairie include Jana Bowman, Mikayla Bowman, C.J. Powell, Maddie Powell, Rich Powell and Cecilia VanSant.

Additional cast members include Emma Chesbrough of Weldon Springs, Brynn Laspe of St. Louis, Grace Thornton of Lake St. Louis, Renee Voteau of Chesterfield and Stephanie Voteau of Chesterfield. 

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

The production is based on 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.

SCC’s Young People’s Theatre provides quality family theater productions through the college’s Corporate & Community Division. YPT offers children and young adults ages 8-19 the opportunity to learn all aspects of theater production through a variety of classes and participation in live theater productions.

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 www.stchas.edu.

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