BroadwayWorld.com is proud to announce its newest addition to the BroadwayWorld.TV family - StageTube! Presenting the best in viral, viewer-created videos, StageTube will connect BroadwayWorld.com visitors with the best of user driven video content. In the spirit of the holiday season, we are excited to share with you Broadway song and dance man Jeffry Denman's Holiday Rap music video "WITHOUT WHITE CHRISTMAS"! His WHITE CHRISTMAS videos have become an annual event and this one tops them all, where else can you find Batman, the Joker, Broadway best dancers and Patti LuPone?
In Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS Jeffry Denman plays the charismatic ladies' man "Phil Davis," the role he created in the world premiere in San Francisco in 2004, and reprised in the Los Angeles, St. Paul and Boston productions. On Broadway, he has appeared in the original cast of The Producers, the final company of Cats, the revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Dream. Denman recently starred in A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine at The Cape Playhouse and the world premiere of The Gershwins' An American in Paris at Houston's Alley Theatre. He choreographed the long running Off-Broadway hit Naked Boys Singing!
The new musical stage reinvention of the classic film is playing a limited engagement on Broadway through January 4th, 2009 only - guaranteeing New York a white Christmas! Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS began previews on November 14th and officially opened on November 23rd.
Featuring a cast of 33, Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS stars Tony Award® nominee Stephen Bogardus (Love! Valour! Compassion!) as "Bob Wallace," Kerry O'Malley (Into the Woods) as "Betty Haynes," Jeffry Denman (The Producers) as "Phil Davis" and Meredith Patterson (42nd Street) as "Judy Haynes."
The musical tells the story of two showbiz buddies who put on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn, and find their perfect mates in the bargain. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS promises to be a merry and bright theatrical experience for the entire family.
Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS is directed by Tony Award® winner Walter Bobbie (Chicago, Sweet Charity), with a book by David Ives (Is He Dead?) and Paul Blake, choreography by Tony Award® nominee Randy Skinner (42nd Street), set design by Tony Award® nominee Anna Louizos (In the Heights, Avenue Q), costumes by Tony Award® nominee Carrie Robbins (Grease, Over Here), lighting design by Tony Award® winner Ken Billington (Chicago, The Drowsy Chaperone, Annie), sound design by Tony Award® nominee Acme Sound Partners (In the Heights, Spamalot), orchestrations by Tony Award® nominee Larry Blank (The Drowsy Chaperone), vocal and dance arrangements by Bruce Pomahac, music supervision by Rob Berman, and casting by Jay Binder C.S.A. The stage production is based on the Paramount Pictures film, written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama, and Melvin Frank.