Nicole Parker, Tony Vincent, and More to Take Part in BDF's WHITE CHRISTMAS, 12/16
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by BWW News Desk
Vicki and Chris Le Vine, along with The Broadway Dreams Foundation, present the third annual Christmas at Sweetwater Farm and Grace Winery (50 Sweetwater Road, Glen Mills, PA) on Sunday, December 16, 2012. The festive old-fashioned piano party and cabaret will feature performances by Broadway's brightest stars and talented local BDF students. Each year hundreds of students receive valuable musical theatre training through BDF programs offered in partnership with Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Proceeds from White Christmas at Sweetwater Farm and Grace Winery will help to fund scholarships for worthy aspiring performers.
Performances of White Christmas at Sweetwater Farm and Grace Winery will take place at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. in the Winery's charming barn, nestled on the property's 50 acres overlooking picturesque Sweetwater Wood. Under the direction of Broadway's Matt Lenz, the festive cabaret will feature performances by Broadway favorites Nicole Parker (Wicked, "MadTV"), Broadway rocker and NBC's "The Voice" finalist Tony Vincent (American Idiot), Paul Canaan (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde), Craig D'Amico (Fiddler on the Roof), Matthew Scott (Jersey Boys), Kirsten Bracken Scott (Follies), Blake Daniel (Spring Awakening) and BDF Artistic Director Nicholas Rodriguez (Tarzan, Arena Stage's My Fair Lady).
Tickets for the 2:00 p.m. matinee performance of White Christmas at Sweetwater Farm and Grace Winery are $150 for priority seating and $100 for standard seating. Matinee guests will be treated to wine, holiday punch and cookies. Tickets for the evening performance are available at three levels: Marquee Tickets are $1,000 and include an exclusive pre-show cocktail welcome reception, top priority seating, a post concert reception and light buffet, a bottle of wine from Grace Winery and will cover a full BDF student scholarship; Supporting Cast Tickets are $500 and include the cocktail reception, light buffet and priority seating; Ensemble Tickets are $250 and include the cocktail reception and light buffet. Please call 610-459-4711 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to reserve tickets. Seating is limited.
The Broadway Dreams Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to training, mentoring and providing career opportunities to the next generation of musical theater performers. Intensive programs are offered nationally throughout the year, led by an exceptional faculty of high-profile Broadway professionals. BDF offers significant scholarships to hundreds of participants each year, ensuring that all qualified students are able to realize their Broadway dreams regardless of their financial status. This past year, 42% of all BDF students attended programs on full or partial scholarship. Past students have gone on to star in Broadway, national touring and regional productions including Bring it On (Ryan Redmond, Calli Alden), Bare (Ariana Groover), Memphis (Lindsay Roberts), The Book of Mormon (Paris Nesbitt), The Addams Family (Ethan Wexler) and Spring Awakening (Blake Daniels).
Proprietors Chris and Vicki Le Vine and winemaker Sean Kramer proudly introduce Grace Winery. The vineyard and winery are nestled on the grounds of Sweetwater Farm Bed and Breakfast in the historic Brandywine Valley. The Barn at Grace Winery is newly-renovated 1750 Bank Barn that is home to the winery, wine tasting room and event space. The beautifully designed rooms serve as the perfect backdrop for a memorable event. Whether it is your dream wedding in the barn, a corporate meeting, a private family dinner in the winery or a cocktail reception on the back patio overlooking Sweetwater Wood, Grace Winery is your destination of choice. Please contact the Innkeepers at Sweetwater Farm to schedule a private tour of our beautiful facility. For more information, please visit www.sweetwaterfarmbb.com.