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Paula’s Guest/Topic this week:

Today Paula Granquist welcomes a White Christmas to the ArtZany! Radio studios. This Northfield Arts Guild production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas opens this evening and runs for three weekends.


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In the studio are members of the cast Michelle Drenth (Betty Haynes) and Steve Lawler (Bob Wallace) and Rachel Haider, director and Ina Selvelieva the pianist and conductor of the show. This show and the music will certainly inspire you to get in the mood for the holidays!

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Based upon the Paramount Pictures film written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama, & Melvin Frank

Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin

Book by David Ives and Paul Blake

Original stage production directed by Walter Bobbie


Directed by Rachel Haider and Choreographed by Mary Hahn

Music Direction by Jordan Boucher, Dan Dressen,

and Ina Selvelieva

DATES: Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7, 8, 14, and 15, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 2, 9, 15 and 16, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.

Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS, November/December 2012 – New Performance Added! Sunday, December 9, 7:30pm. Call the office or stop in for tickets.

The ASL performance is on December 8th. Please contact the Arts Guild office by phone, 507-645-8877, to reserve this service. A request must be made one week before the performance – Deadline November 30, 5pm.

Based on one of America’s most beloved Christmas movies, this merry musical tells the tale of two successful song-and-dance men, two singing sisters, and a deserted Vermont inn. With laughter, crazy plot turns, and many of Irving Berlin’s greatest songs, White Christmas is a beautifully wrapped holiday gift. Some of the most memorable songs include: Blue Skies, Happy Holidays, Sisters, I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm, Count Your Blessings, and I Love a Piano.

Sponsor: Labor Arbitration Institute

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals.