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Judy’s Scary Little Christmas

Dec 04 – Dec 28 2014

Judy’s Scary Little Christmas
Book by David Church and Jim Webber
Music and Lyrics by Joe Patrick Ward
December 4 – December 28, 2014

SOLD OUT through Xmas!  Join us on Dec 26, 27 or 28!

Making spirits bright this holiday season is none other than Judy Garland, reveling in all things old Hollywood glam!

“My goodness, I’m back home again. I’ve missed you all so much!”

With spiked grog in hand, Judy welcomes her baggage-ridden celebrity stars – Bing Crosby, Liberace, Ethel Merman, Joan Crawford, Lillian Hellman, VP Richard Nixon, Punch, and a special dark guest – to her 1959 TV Christmas Special. Stylized zany camp is the wrappings on this gift of clever satire, endearing fun and wicked toe-tapping music!

Production Run
December 4 – December 28
Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 3pm

Partner Events
Saturday, December 13 – In Conversation – talk-back with the actors
Sunday, December 14 – In Conversation – talk-back with the designers

Tickets
Center Adults – $36.50      Side Adults – $30.00
Center Seniors – $33.00    Side Seniors – $30.00
Under 25 – $17.00             Side Youth – $17.00

Making spirits bright this holiday season is none other than Judy Garland, reveling in all things old Hollywood glam!

“My goodness, I’m back home again. I’ve missed you all so much!”

With spiked grog in hand, Judy welcomes her baggage-ridden celebrity stars – Bing Crosby, Liberace, Ethel Merman, Joan Crawford, Lillian Hellman, VP Richard Nixon, Punch, and a special dark guest – to her 1959 TV Christmas Special. Stylized zany camp is the wrappings on this gift of clever satire, endearing fun and wicked toe-tapping music!

CREATIVE

Director & Choreographer
Troy Wageman

Music Director
Christopher DiStefano

Lighting Designer
Ryan Dunn

Scenic Designer
Christopher Mumaw

Sound Designer
Alex Porter

Costume Designer
Rachel Wilkie

 

CAST
Lisa Mandelkorn (Judy Garland)
David Caldwell (Liberace)
Joel Domenico (Ensemble/Sailor)
Jordan Jackson (Ensemble/Punch)
Kate Jaeger (Ethel Merman)
Brian Lange (Bing Crosby)
Ryan McCabe (Joan Crawford)
Bo Mellinger (Ensemble)
Pat Sibley (Lillian Hellman)

Press tickets available for Opening weekend – Thursday, December 4 – Saturday, December 6 at 7:30pm or Sunday, December 3 at 3pm.  Contact Laura Lee at laural@artswest.org

Judy’s Scary Little Christmas Press Release

Review – West Seattle Herald – Amanda Knox

Review – Talkin’ Broadway – David-Edward Hughes