Cabrillo Theater dreaming of Irving Berlin’s ‘White Christmas’



Cabrillo Music Theatre will present the Irving Berlin musical “White Christmas” for seven performances from Dec. 26 through 29 in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd.

Showtimes are 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., Dec. 26; 2 and 7 p.m. Sun., Dec. 27; 2 p.m. Mon., Dec. 28, and 2 and 7 p.m. Tues., Dec. 29. Members of the U.S. military will be honored at the 7 p.m. Dec. 29 performance.

The choreography is by Melissa Giattino, based on Randy Skinner’s original Broadway choreography. Musical direction is by Darryl Archibald. Todd Nielsen is the director.

The production stars David Engel, Randy Rogel, Jennifer Mathews and Cassie Silva and features a new book by David Ives and Paul Blake.

The show tells the story of two World War II veterans-turned-entertainers who meet up with a talented pair of sisters. Together they plot to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

The score features 17 Berlin songs, including “Sisters,” “Counting My Blessings,” “The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing,” “Snow,” “I Love a Piano,” “Blue Skies,” “How Deep is the Ocean” and the title tune.

The show features a cast of 30, a 22-piece orchestra, a 12-foot Christmas tree and Santa Claus in the lobby.

Tickets range from $25 to $55 and may be purchased at the Civic Arts Plaza box office, through any Ticketmaster outlet or by calling (805) 583-8700.

For groups of 12 or more, call Group Sales at (805) 497-8615.

For more information, call (805) 449-ARTS (2787).


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