Fort Peck Summer Theatre Celebrates Christmas in July With The Top Dance Extravaganza Based On The Beloved Film: "White Christmas"
July 26, 2023
Christmas in July! Based on the beloved film starring Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney, this heartwarming, tap-dancing musical extravaganza features Irving Berlin's beloved songs. Following their service in WWII, veterans Bob and Phil have a successful song-and-dance act. With romance in mind, they follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by their former army commander.
Starring in Crosby and Clooney's iconic roles are Jay Michael Roberts as Bob Wallace and Darci Monsos as Betty Haynes, alongside Ben Wambeke as Phil David and Renee Ross as Judy Haynes.
After attending Fort Peck Summer Theatre's (FPST) Performing Arts Camp, Culbertson youth Harper Anderson makes her Fort Peck Summer Theatre debut, as Susan Waverly.
Also featuring Dan Hance as General Waverly, Alicia Bullock-Muth as Martha, Jon Svingen as Ezekiel, and Cameron Fehring as Sheldrake, the cast is completed by local talent Carolyn Bachtold, Codi Donnaiquo, Lizzie Peters, Abby Peterson, Carter Pippin, Tommi Prewett and Chase Tarum, with company members Brittany Archambeault, Chae Clearwood, Rachel Franke, Sydney Hayward, Shy Iverson, Mathias Oliver, Rachel Lynn Pewitt and Chayten Pippin.
The production is directed by Arizona Broadway Theatre's Rob Watson with choreography by Lauran Stanis (FPST's Dames at Sea) and musical direction by Scott Koljonen.
White Christmas runs Friday, July 28 through Aug. 13: Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m, and Sundays at 4 p.m. For tickets and info 406-526-9943 or visit fortpecktheatre.org
Following White Christmas the 2023 season concludes with:
Misery: Aug. 18 – Sept. 3