(Bob Wallace). Recently: Alanis Morissette’ s Jagged Little Pill (ART) directed by Diane Paulus, and Crazy for You (NYC Lab) directed by Susan Stroman. Broadway: Groundhog Day (original Broadway cast/recording), Matilda (u/s Miss Trunchbull, Mr. Wormwood). National tours: Mary Poppins, 9 to 5, White Christmas (’ 15, ’ 16, ’ 17). Regional theater: Muny, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Baltimore Center Stage, Atlanta TOTS. Member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA. Training: University of Cincinnati-CCM. Thank you to CGF Talent, Randy Skinner and Work Light. Follow: @seandmontgomery.
(Betty Haynes). National tour: Mary Poppins (Winifred Banks). San Francisco: Roman Holiday. Off-Broadway: Hey, Look Me Over! and Lady, Be Good! (City Center Encores); Meet Me in St. Louis, Ernest in Love, The Irish… and How They Got That Way (Irish Rep); also worked at York Theatre and 92nd St. Y. Regional: My Fair Lady (Eliza), Mary Poppins (Mary) at Theatre By The Sea/North Shore; Hello, Dolly! (Irene) Carousel (Julie), Guys and Dolls (Sarah) at MT Wichita/Wichita Symphony; Muny, New London Barn, Surflight. Love to this wonderful company of people, family (Ma, Joe) and always for Dad. Kerryconte.com.
(Phil Davis). Most recently: Perfect Picture (opposite Lillias White), Don Lockwood in Singin’ in the Rain, Bob Hope in the L.A. premiere of Cagney The Musical (Astaire A ward nomination for his Off-Broadway perfor- mance of the same role). Favorite performances include Billy Lawlor in 42nd Street (Broadway— opposite Shirley Jones), Billy Crocker in Anything Goes (national tour—opposite Rachel Y ork), Springtime Tapper in the film The Producers, Wally Winston in Animal Crackers (Denver Center), Kenneth Gibson in Call Me Madam (opposite Beth Leavel) and Fred Astaire in Backwards in High Heels: The Ginger Musical (original cast). Check out jeremybenton.net. @jeremywbenton.
KELL Y SHEEHAN
(Judy Haynes). is thrilled to once again be touring across the country with White Christmas. Broadway: 42nd Street, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Ensemble ’08 and ’09). Other credits include The Will Rogers Follies; Oklahoma!; A Chorus Line; Singin’ in the Rain; On the Town; Anything Goes; No, No, Nanette; and Lady Be Good. Thanks to Nancy, Randy, Jay, Michael and Mary! “Love to my supportive parents and the most handsome fella I know, Bryan Hunt! Happy Holidays!”
CONRAD JOHN SCHUCK
(General Waverly). Broadway: Annie with Sarah Jessica Parker, Annie Get Your Gun with Reba and Nice Work If You Can Get It with Matthew Broderick. London: The Caine Mutiny with Charleton Heston. Film: M*A*S*H (Painless), Star Trek IV and VI (Klingon Ambassador), Outrageous Fortune with Bette Midler and Woody Allen’s Curse of the Jade Scorpion. TV: Sgt. Enright in “McMillan & Wife” with Rock Hudson and recent guest roles in “Law & Order” and “Law & Order: SVU.”
(Martha Watson) received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for her performance in Contact at Lincoln Center Theatre. For some of her other Broadway, Off-Broadway and national appearances she’s garnered three Tony Award nominations, the Drama Desk, the Outer Critics Circle and Chicago’ s Joseph Jefferson A ward. Select theater credits: Prince of Broadway; Steel Pier; Curtains; Sweeney Todd; Bullets Over Broadway; Crazy for You; Hello, Dolly!; A Little Night Music; Much Ado About Nothing; Heartbreak House; and Six Degrees of Separation. TV: “Elementary,” “The Good Wife,” “Madam Secretary,” “Law & Order,” “C.I/S.V .U.,” “The Kennedy Center Honors,” and PBS’ “Great Performances.”
(Ralph Sheldrake, u/s Bob Wallace). National tour: Hello, Dolly! European tour: Madagascar . Regional credits include Goodspeed Opera House, Paper Mill Playhouse, Stages St. Louis and Pennsylvania Centre Stage. B.F.A. Penn State. “Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!” @bjfrenette.
EMMA GRACE BERARDELLI
(Susan Waverly) is honored to debut in the Broadway national tour of White Christmas! Credits: Off- Broadway: Annie (Annie), Seussical (JoJo), Gypsy (Baby Louise), Ragtime, Show & Tell, The Addams Family and High School Musical. Member: KOT A, Broadway Y outh Ensemble and NYC Tap Crew. Many thanks to Lisa Calli, Barry Kolker, Amelia DeMayo, Janine Molinari, TEDS and Acting Out! Grateful to Binder Casting and creative team for this dream opportunity! Love to Mom, Dad, Alexandra, Ava, family, friends, Sparky and God. Insta: @officialemmaberardelli. emmagraceberardelli.com.
(Mike Nulty, u/s Ralph Sheldrake). White Christmas (third year). Broadway: The Phantom of the Opera (Monsieur Andre), Ragtime (Henry Ford) and Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Papa Who). Regional: Utah Shakespeare (seven seasons), Kennedy Center (Ragtime), Finger Lakes (Parade), Paper Mill Playhouse, TUTS, MSMT and more. Executive Producer for “Ruin Me,” now available on AMC’s Shudder. Freelance director and professional audi- tion coach. B.F.A. Shenandoah (musical theater) M.F.A. Penn State (acting). Love to Shannon, Devin and Zoe. aarongs.com.
(Ezekiel, Mr. Snoring Man, u/s General Waverly) originated the role of Ezekiel Foster in Irving Berlin’s White Christmas on Broadway. First national tour: The Drowsy Chaperone. Regional theaters include LaJolla Playhouse, Paper Mill Playhouse, Cleveland Play House, Pasadena Playhouse. Films: Billy, Nancy Drew, World Trade Center, Au Pair II. TV: “White Collar,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Dallas” and “Cheers.” He established the Cliff Bemis Music Theatre Scholarship at his alma mater, Baldwin Wallace University. Actors’ Equity since 1968.
(Ensemble, u/s Judy Haynes) is delighted to be back with her White Christmas fam- ily for a fourth season. Select credits: Holiday Inn (Broadway); Lady, Be Good; Paint Your Wagon (NYC Encores!). “Thank you to Randy, Michael, Nancy and Steve and love to my family and D.”
(Ensemble) is overjoyed to be back with White Christmas! Theater: Swing!, Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, Chicago. National tours: 42nd Street, Mamma Mia!, Ad Deum Dance Company, the equestrian show Apassionata. Stephanie is the Co-Founder/Outreach Director of ALMA NYC. B.F.A., University of Arizona. @sebrooks09. stephaniebrooks.org.
(Ensemble, u/s Rita, Assistant Dance Captain) is thrilled and beyond grateful to be touring with this incredible cast and crew of IBWC. Favorite credits: IBWC, Beauty and the Beast (nat’l tour), 42nd Street, Crazy for You, Sweet Charity
(Rhoda, Ensemble, u/s Judy Haynes). Happy for year three with her IBWC family! Tour: 42nd Street, IBWC. Regional: Goodspeed, Muny, Riverside, NSMT, Palace, Music Theatre Wichita. “Thanks to Randy, Mary, Binder, family and my husband Layne!” OKCU. sarahfagandance.com.
(Ensemble) previously toured with The Book of Mormon and Spring Awakening. Regional: Denver Center, Eugene O’Neill Theatre, Maltz Jupiter, NCT, Goodspeed and Paper Mill. Thanks to Randy and Mary, agents at BRS/GAGE and love to Darien!
(Ensemble, u/s Mr. Snoring Man, Ezekiel) is grateful to be back for his third year on tour with IBWC! National tour: Rock of Ages (Drew). Off-Broadway: Blue Man Group. Las Vegas: Baz (Christian). Love to family, friends and Jess!
(Ensemble) is “snow” excited to be back for his third year! Recent: Bert in Mary Poppins (Arizona Broadway Theater). Tours: Memphis. Thank you Randy, The Mine, fam- ily and friends! B.F.A.: Elon. chrismcniff.com. “Happy Holiday!”
ANN NGAIRE MARTIN
(Mrs. Snoring Man, Ensemble, u/s Martha Watson). Regional: The Bridges of Madison County (Marge), Memphis (Gladys), White Christmas (Martha W atson), Noises Off (Dotty), Gypsy (Tessie). Broadway: Grease. National tours: White Christmas, Grease (Sandy), Annie. Off-Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey u/s).
(Ensemble) Broadway/Encores!: On the Twentieth Century (Porter), On Your Toes. Regional: Lyric Opera of Chicago, Paper Mill, Goodspeed, Kennedy Center, Cape Playhouse, Ogunquit. Film/TV: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Instagram: @drewkingnyc. “For my mom.”
RICHARD RIAZ YODER
(Ensemble). Broadway: White Christmas; On the Twentieth Century; Shuffle Along; and Hello, Dolly! TV: Two Tony Telecasts, “Maya and Marty,” “James Corden Show,” “Good Morning America.”
KARILYN ASHLEY SURRATT
(Ensemble). Ecstatic to join IBWC! Int’l tour: West Side Story. Regional: Goodspeed, Milwaukee Rep, Stages St. Louis, Muny. TV: “Gotham,” “SNL.” Mvto to Randy, Binder, Kelli, Kristyn, CKO, NP and DC! OKCU grad. @ksurrattsurratt.
(Ensemble, u/s Rhoda). National tour: White Christmas; Bucks County Playhouse: 42nd Street (Lorraine); NOLA SLT: Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie Dillmount); The Lexington Theatre Company: Legally Blonde (Brooke Wyndham), 42nd Street; Cincinnati Pop Orchestra: The Music Man. B.F.A.: CCM. “Love and thanks to Randy, CTG and my awesome family!”
(Swing, Dance Captain) is thrilled to return to White Christmas. Tours: Cinderella, Joseph…Dreamcoat, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Regional: Paper Mill, North Shore, Stage St. Louis, Gateway. Thanks to Randy, Mary and Worklight. S’agapo ANM. Always for family.
(Tessie, Ensemble, u/s Betty Haynes). Broadway: In Transit, Mamma Mia! National tours: Mamma Mia! Regional: Casa Mañana, Maine State Music Theatre, Lyric Stage Company of Boston, Gloucester Stage. B.F.A. Emerson College. “Much love to Nancy, Jay and my family for letting me miss pretty much every holiday to sing for a bunch of strangers.” For more: @chelseawillyums.
(Ensemble, u/s Phil Davis) is excited to return to his IBWC family! Broadway: Irving Berlin’ s White Christmas (cast recording). New York/tours: Lady, Be Good (Encores!); Of Thee I Sing (Encores!); 42nd Street (first national).
(Susan Waverly) SAG/AFTRA/ Equity actress. National tour: The Sound of Music (Gretl/Marta V on Trapp—original cast). Regional: Gypsy (Baby June), A Christmas Story (Mary Beth). Pre-Broadway: Diana (Y oung Diana), The Bedwetter (Amy). Television: ABC, Bravo, DreamWorks, HBO, NBCUniversal, Netflix, Nickelodeon, PBS. Recipient of the 2017 Encore Award for Excellence in Long Island Theater—Best Child Actor. “Warm thanks and sincere gratitude to the entire White Christmas creative team, my amaz- ing coaches and my loving family!” @KylaDCarter.
(Rita, Ensemble). Tours: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, 42nd Street (Asia tour). Favorite regional: Thoroughly Modern Millie (Paper Mill Playhouse), The Addams Family (Ogunquit Playhouse), Anything Goes, Annie, Spamalot and Backwards in High Heels (Ginger Rogers).
Music & Lyrics
(Music & Lyrics). Born Israel Beilin in a Russian Jewish shtetl in 1888, he died as Irving Berlin in his adopted hometown of New York City in 1989. Songwriter, performer, theater owner, music publisher and soldier, he wrote scores to more than a dozen Broadway musicals (including Annie Get Your Gun) and dozens of Hollywood movie musicals. His more than 1,200 songs include “White Christmas,” “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” “Easter Parade,” “Always,” “Blue Skies,” “Cheek to Cheek,” “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” and “God Bless America.” Irving Berlin’s love and generosity to his country is legendary, and through several ongoing foundations, including the God Bless America Fund, he donated millions of dollars in royalties to Army emergency relief and the Boy and Girl Scouts. Numerous awards and accolades include an Academy Award for White Christmas, a Congressional Gold Medal, a special Tony Award and commemoration on a U.S. postage stamp.
(Book) is the author of All in the Timing, Time Flies, Is He Dead? (adapted from Mark Twain) and New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza, among other titles. Also expected in New York is his recent hit at the Shakespeare Theatre of Washington, The Liar, translated and adapted from the comedy by Corneille.
(Book) is currently a producer of Beautiful—The Carole King Musical now playing on Broadway at the Sondheim Theater, and about to begin its life on London’s West End at the Aldwych Theatre. Mr Blake was for 22 seasons the Executive Producer of the legendary St Louis MUNY where he produced and/or directed more than 150 shows.
Original Set Designer
(Original Set Designer). Designed the Broadway production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas as well as annual US and UK productions since 2004. She has received three Tony Award nominations for The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2013); In the Heights (2008) including US tour; and High Fidelity (2007). Other Broadway credits include School of Rock (sets and costumes) ; Holiday Inn; Dames at Sea; Honeymoon in Vegas; Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (also national tour) ; It Shoulda Been You; The Performers; Avenue Q (including the US tour, Paris and London); Curtains; Steel Magnolias; Golda’s Balcony (also national tour); Baby It’s You; All About Me; To Be Or Not To Be. Regional designs include: Fly, Rita Moreno, Life Without Makeup, Pirates of Penzance, Disney Live Winnie the Pooh, Minsky’s, Vanities the Musical, Sarah Plain and Tall, Arsenic and Old Lace, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and many others. Art Direction film/TV: “Sex and the City” (HBO). Founder of Broadway Design Exchange, an online marketplace for original theatrical treasures – www.broadwaydesignexchange.com.
Scenic Design and Adaptation
(Scenic Design and Adaptation). Houston Grand Opera: Carmen, Madama Butterfly, Pagliacci and A Little Night Music. Porgy and Bess for Milan’s La Scala Opera, national tours of The Sound of Music, The King and I, My Fair Lady, Bombay Dreams, Doctor Doolittle and Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5. The American Opera Center: Xerxes and Regina. Broadway: Candida starring Joanne Woodward, Macbeth with Nicol Williamson, David Merrick’s production of Oh, Kay!, Annie, An Evening With Jerry Herman, the Tony Award-winning productions of Gypsy directed by Arthur Laurents and Dame Edna: The Royal Tour. West End: Annie and the English National Theatre production of The Syringa Tree, which he also designed in New York. Art direction for the Emmy-winning Pulitzer Prize documentary, Moment of Impact, Annie in Australia, sets for Radio City.
(Costume Designer). 30+ BROADWAY SHOWS, e.g. ClassAct, Grease (Travolta), Agnes of God (Page/Plummer), Yentl (Feldshuh), Sweet Bird… (Bacall), HappyEnd (Streep), Cyrano (Langella). AWARDS: TDF’s “2012-LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT” CostumeDesign, 2 ‘Tony’ Noms, 5 DramaDesk Awards, Maharam, 3 USITT/Prague, Hughes, more. Designed at ArenaStage & Glimmerglass for dir. Tazewell Thompson, Gershwin musical American in Paris (Alley), Samson et Dalila (S.F.Opera), many others. Known for drawing skill, Robbins’ work appears in “Time-Life’s Collectibles” and “Costume Design, Techniques of Modern Masters”. MONOGRAPH on Robbins’ designs (USITT/B’wayPress) available (Amazon.com/DramBookshop). See her “New Nutcracker” at Cinn.Ballet. As a playwright, Robbins’ work appeared at LaMaMa & TACT-TheActorsCompanyTheatre, NYC. As a writer, her “Sawbones & The Diamond Eater” appeared at HERE Arts/NYC. It received 6 nominations from NY’s Innovative Theatre Awards-2014, incl. for Outstanding Costumes & her “Le Wedding Dress” was a semi-finalist (24 from 500) in 2015’s NYNewWorks Theatre Festival competition. Currently designing Bock/Harnick’s “Rothschild&Sons” at the York, NYC.
(Lighting Designer) has almost 100 Broadway shows to his credit including such theatre milestones a Sweeney Todd and the current production of Chicago the longest running American musical in history. Current tours include Chicago (worldwide), Annie, and 42nd Street. Other projects include Hugh Jackman in Concert, the Shamu shows for Seaworld parks and from 1979 to 2006 the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular. Ken’s many awards include the Tony, NY Drama Desk, Outer Critics Awards, the Ace award for Television lighting and the Lumen for his architectural lighting for New York’s Tavern on the Green. This past year he was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame.
(Sound Design) has worked across the country and internationally, from musicals on Broadway and London’s West End to spectacles in Vegas and Australia. Select credits include: Cabaret (Broadway – co-design), Bare (Off-Broadway), Nice Work If You Can Get It (National Tour), Anything Goes (National Tour), Big River (Regional), Hedwig And The Angry Inch (Regional). Keith has also been the associate designer on numerous Broadway shows, including: Motown, Rock of Ages, Bring It On, The Scottsboro Boys, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, Shrek, and Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark; as well as How To Train Your Dragon (International Tour), and the Las Vegas production Le Rêve.
(Orchestrations) Tony nominated for Orchestrations for Irving Berlin’s White Christmas; Catch Me If You Can with composer Marc Shaiman and The Drowsy Chaperone. Drama Desk nomina¬tion for orchestrations for A Christmas Story, The Musical. Other shows include Guys and Dolls (Chichester), Singin’ in the Rain (UK, Japan and International tour), The Nance (Lincoln Center), Carousel (London), Fame Becomes Me, La Cage aux Folles, The Producers (Broadway, London), Guys and Dolls (London), Fiddler On The Roof (London), The Black and White Ball (London), An American In Paris, Cinderella, Roman Holiday, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Beautiful and the Damned (London), Seussical (tour) and White Tie and Tails. Film work includes Chicago, The Producers and many films for composer Marc Shaiman (including South Park). He has done concert and recording orchestrations for Barbara Streisand, Barbara Cook, Liza Minnelli, Michael Crawford, John Barrowman, Michael Feinstein, Barry Manilow, Bernadette Peters, Martin Short, Tommy Tune, Nathan Lane and Marilyn Horne; served as music director for the acclaimed Sweeney Todd at the Kennedy Center’s Sondheim Festival as well as many Broadway shows.
Dance and Vocal Arrangements
(Dance and Vocal Arrangements) Broadway: musical direction and (with composer Hugh Martin) vocal arrangements for Meet Me in St. Louis, dance and vocal arrangements for White Christmas (Irving Berlin) and orchestrations for State Fair (Rodgers & Hammerstein). As Director of Music for The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization he supervised the musical restorations of Oklahoma!, Carousel, Allegro, South Pacific, The King and I, Pipe Dream, Cinderella, The Sound of Music, Meet Me in St. Louis, Carmen Jones and Once Upon a Mattress.
Marketing and Press
(Marketing and Press) is a full-service marketing/advertising agency representing national tours, performing arts institutions and experiential entertainment entities throughout North America. Current touring clients: Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, An American in Paris, Something Rotten, RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, Kinky Boots, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Mamma Mia!, Motown The Musical, Second City & Slate’s Unelectable You; Once, ELF and Irving Berlin’s White Christmas.
Production Stage Manager
(Production Stage Manager) is thrilled to return to Pinetree this holiday season, after being the 1st Assistant last year! Recent credits: The Wizard of Oz and Mamma Mia at The MUNY, Ragtime on Ellis Island featuring Brian Stokes Mitchell, Gypsy starring Sally Mayes, The King and I starring Rachel York, Off-Broadway runs of Cagney and Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man and Stage Management Supervisor for the Chinese Tour of The Sound of Music. Deepest gratitude to Randy, Nancy and Stephen! Love to Nettie and Smigs!
(Company Manager) started her theater career with The National Tour of Master Class, staring Faye Dunaway. After surviving that the rest has been a breeze. Recent National Tours: August: Osage County (Estelle Parsons), 42nd Street, Twelve Angry Men (Richard Thomas), Disney’s High School Musical, Beauty and the Beast, Bombay Dreams, The King & I (Sandy Duncan/Stefanie Powers), My Fair Lady, A Chorus Line, Dreamgirls and The Sound of Music, Hal Prince’s Parade, the 20th anniversary tour of Annie (John Schuck, Sally Struthers), Chicago.
PORT CITY TECHNICAL
(Production Manager) Mike began working professionally for Rhys Williams’ company, Technical Theater Solutions, in 2009. Since then, Mike has served as Head Carpenter, Associate Production Supervisor, or Production Supervisor for every Work Light Productions show since 2009’s Avenue Q Tour. In addition to Work Light projects, Mike has served as VP of TTS since 2012 and has managed several projects including work for Disney Cruise Lines, Spoleto Festival USA, and Bespoke Theatricals. Mike is proud to be part of the Work Light Family and looks forward to what the future brings. Mike holds a BA from Clemson University in Production Studies for the Performing Arts.
BINDER CASTING, JAY BINDER, CSA, JUSTIN BOHON
(Casting) Broadway: In Transit, Dames at Sea, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Lion King, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Born Yesterday, The Miracle Worker, Finian’s Rainbow, Brighton Beach Memoirs, A Chorus Line, Gypsy, 39 Steps, White Christmas, Is He Dead?, Inherit The Wind, Journey’s End, Butley,Virginia Woolf, Sweet Charity, Wonderful Town, Movin’ Out, 42nd Street, Music Man,Iceman Cometh, Charlie Brown, Sound of Music, Beauty & the Beast, Last Night of Ballyhoo, Chicago, King & I, Damn Yankees, Lost in Yonkers, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, The Goodbye Girl. Film/TV: Dreamgirls, Chicago, Nine, Hairspray, Carousel(PBS/NY Phil), Six by Sondheim (HBO), So You Think You Can Dance. Regional/Other: NY City Center Encores! series, Hartford Stage, West Side Story (San Francisco Symphony), Lyric Opera of Chicago, TUTS. Twelve–time Artios Award winner. Part of RWS Entertainment Group.
THE BOOKING GROUP
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WORK LIGHT PRODUCTIONS
(Producer) Dedicated to creating and producing live entertainment. In addition to Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, productions include Motown, Something Rotten!, Cinderella, Mamma Mia!, Rent and Crazy for You. Created the new a cappella group Vocalosity with Deke Sharon and is developing a new stage play based on the Paramount movie Clue. Produced Julie Andrews—The Gift of Music with performances at The Hollywood Bowl and London’s O2 Arena. Other recent touring productions include the Tony Award winners American Idiot, In the Heights and Avenue Q. WLP is led by founding partner and President Stephen Gabriel and Vice President Nancy Gabriel. worklightproductions.com.
(Musical Director) is music supervisor for the St Louis Muny, America’s largest outdoor theater. He is on staff as music director for the musical theater department at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Broadway: Chicago,Seussical. His national tours include White Christmas, Thoroughly Modern Millie,Chicago with Chita Rivera and Ben Vereen, 42nd Street, Seven Brides for Seven Brothersand Cinderella. He coached and accompanied solo concerts for Lee Roy Reams, Judy Kaye, Luci Arnaz, Shirley Jones, Karen Mason and Tovah Feldshuh. Vocal direction: Christmas Concert Series for the Detroit Symphony, National Symphony and Birmingham Symphony Orchestras. Regional theater work: Woodminster Amphitheatre, Pioneer Theatre, Music Theatre Wichita, North Carolina Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse and Guthrie Theatre.
(Associate Director/Choreographer) Mary served as Assistant Choreographer, Dance Captain/Swing, for both Broadway productions of IBWC, in addition to LA, Detroit and Toronto companies. Associate Choreographer credits; 1st National Tour of the Tony Award Winning Musical Fun Home and Networks National Tour of Billy Elliot. Assistant Choreographer credits; Dear Evan Hanson (NY Workshop), NY City Center Encores! productions of Lady Be Good, No No Nanette, Of Thee I Sing and All Singing, All Dancing (92nd St. Y). Other Credits; Resident Choreographer/Swing for the Broadway 1st National Tour of Billy Elliot, Tap coach for Billy Elliot on Broadway. Choreography credits; IBWC, Millie, 42nd St at the Gateway Playhouse and 42nd St at The Lex. As a Tap teacher Mary was on faculty at Steps On Broadway and teaches Master Classes all over the U.S. Mary is the proud owner of Stage Door School of Dance, in NY. Love and thanks to Steve, Nancy, Kristyn and Randy. MaryGiattino.com.
Director & Choreographer
(Director & Choreographer) Broadway shows include: Dames At Sea (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Astaire nominations), 42nd Street (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Astaire nominations), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), Ain’t Broadway Grand (Tony, Outer Critics nominations), State Fair (Outer Critics nomination), After The Night And The Music (MTC/Friedman Theatre). Other shows include Show Boat (NY Philharmonic and PBS), Do Re Mi, Of Thee I Sing, Face The Music, No No Nanette, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Lady Be Good (the last six at City Center Encores), Lone Star Love (Lucille Lortel nomination), Broadway: Three Generations (Kennedy Center), Lend Me A Tenor The Musical (West End), Stormy Weather (with Leslie Uggams/Pasadena Playhouse). In Los Angeles: Garry Marshall’s Happy Days, Hello, Dolly! (with Nell Carter), Pal Joey (with Dixie Carter and Elaine Stritch), Strike Up The Band (with Tom Bosley). He played Phil Dolan in On Your Toes for City Center Encores. He has received the LA Drama Critics, LA Drama-logue, Bay Area Theatre Critics, Connecticut Critics Circle, and Cleveland Times Theatre Awards. Mr. Skinner is a graduate of Ohio State University and teaches master classes at universities throughout the country.