JAMES CLOW (Bob Wallace) New York Credits include: Madison Square Garden: Peter Pan, Broadway: Assassins, Wonderful Town, Company, She Loves Me, Blood Brothers. City Center Encores!: A Tree Grows In Brooklyn. Off-Broadway: Marc Blitzstein's Juno. National Tours: Les Misérables, Jekyll and Hyde, Oklahoma!, Sunset Boulevard, Jesus Christ Superstar and Into The Woods. PBS' "Great Performances — Sondheim a Celebration at Carnegie Hall," and the 2005 Emmy Award-winning "Live from Lincoln Center - Passion." BFA from Syracuse University, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts and Groundlings Improv in Los Angeles.
MELISSA ERRICO (Betty Haynes) is beyond delighted to return to Broadway where she has starred in Michel Legrand's Amour (2003 Tony Award® nomination, Outer Critics nomination, Drama League Honor), My Fair Lady (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Helen Hayes nominations), High Society (Drama Desk, Outer Critics nominations, Drama League Honor), Christopher Hampton's Dracula, Anna Karenina, Les Misérables (national tour). She starred in The Kennedy Center Sondheim Celebration's Sunday in the Park with George ("Dot/Marie," Helen Hayes nomination). Leading roles in Off-Broadway plays include the hit revival of Wally Shawn's Aunt Dan and Lemon (New Group) with Lili Taylor. As a member of The Irish Repertory Theatre, she starred in The Importance of Being Earnest (Drama Desk nomination), Major Barbara (Drama League Honor) and the runaway hit Finian's Rainbow (2004 Drama League Honor), a performance that earned her the moniker "the voice of enchantment" from the New York Times. The production transferred to another hit run at The Westport Country Playhouse, and was recorded for Ghostlight Records. City Center Encores!: Call Me Madam (with Tyne Daly), and critical acclaim for her portrayal of "the Goddess" in Kurt Weill's One Touch of Venus (Lucille Lortel Award). Williamstown: The Threepenny Opera (with Betty Buckley). The Hollywood Bowl (2004-2006): My Fair Lady (with John Lithgow and Roger Daltrey), Camelot (with Jeremy Irons) and The Sound of Music (with Marni Nixon/John Schneider). Film includes Frequency, Life or Something Like It (opposite Angelina Jolie), Loverboy (with Kyra Sedgewick, directed by Kevin Bacon) and Mockingbird Don't Sing (Lifetime). TV includes "Central Park West," "Ed," "Law & Order," "Miss Match." Graduate of Yale. Concert stages include: The London Palladium, Avery Fisher, Wolf Trap, The Kennedy Center Opera House, Feinsteins, Guild Hall. Debut album: "Blue Like That" (EMI), followed by 2008's acclaimed "Lullabies and Wildflowers" (Velour/Universal). Melissa is the proud Mama of three very little girls: three-year-old Victoria and 9-month old twins Diana and Juliette; and lives in NYC with her husband Patrick McEnroe. She is the founder of The Bowery Babes, a non-profit mothers support group in New York City with over 700 members.
In recent years, Melissa has begun to establish herself as a soloist with symphonies all over the world, having appeared with The Royal Philharmonic in her London debut, The Cleveland Orchestra, The New World Symphony and repeatedly with The National Symphony at The Kennedy Center, and dozens more. She has had the honor of working with esteemed conductors such as Michael Tilson Thomas, Michel Legrand, Marvin Hamlisch, Don Pippin, John Mauceri and Paul Gemignani. She has shown herself to be an eclectic solo artist, as this career turn follows several years of working with her jazz-based band at such venues as Birdland, Joes Pub, The Living Room, Dizzy's at Lincoln Center, The Oak Room at the Algonquin and The Cafe Carlyle, and the release of two pop-jazz-folk recordings: "Blue Like That" produced by the legendary Arif Mardin, and "Lullabies and Wildflowers," produced by Rob Mathes (2008). Her third cd is recorded and in final mixing stages: a CD arranged, conducted and conceived by Michel Legrand and produced by Phil Ramone, with a 100-piece symphony in Brussels and featuring Legrand's Oscar-winning songs and new material written for Melissa by Legrand and Alan/Marilyn Bergman.
TONY YAZBECK (Phil Davis) recently completed his run as "Tulsa" in Gypsy on Broadway receiving an Outer Critics Circle nomination for his performance. He also recently starred as "Gabey" in On the Town at City Center Encores! Other Broadway credits include "Al" in A Chorus Line, Never Gonna Dance, Oklahoma!, and Gypsy with Tyne Daly. Off-Broadway credits include "Charles" in Fanny Hill at the York and the City Center Encores! productions of Pardon My English, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, The Apple Tree, and Gypsy. Tony has toured nationally with Thoroughly Modern Millie, Annie Get Your Gun, and Doctor Doolittle. Tony starred as "Phil Davis" in Irving Berlin's White Christmas in Toronto. Other regional theatre includes "Wally Winston/M. Doucet" in Animal Crackers at The Goodman Theatre, "Tony" in West Side Story at Trinity Rep., "Bobby" in Crazy For You at Maine State, and "Tony" in Copacabana at Pittsburgh CLO. He has appeared on television in "All My Children" and "As the World Turns" and is presently in the feature film documentary Every Little Step. TonyYazbeck.net
MARA DAVI (Judy Haynes). Broadway: The Drowsy Chaperone (Janet Van de Graaff), A Chorus Line (Maggie Winslow, Original Revival Cast). New York: No, No Nanette (Nanette) and Of Thee I Sing (Miss Emily Benson) both at City Center Encores! Regional: Animal Crackers (Arabella Rittenhouse/Mrs. Whitehead) Goodman Theatre, Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie Dillmount) Sacramento Music Circus, Irving Berlin's White Christmas at The Ordway, St. Paul, Originated the role of Gabrielle Gerard in Dancing in the Dark (The Old Globe Theatre, San Diego), Tour: 42nd Street (Peggy Sawyer), Japan and North America. Workshop: The Bandwagon (Gabrielle Gerard). Mara has performed her solo concerts for Birdland, Ars Nova and with The Lyrica Chamber Orchestra. Website: www.maradavi.com.
RUTH WILLIAMSON (Martha Watson) appeared in Irving Berlin's White Christmas in Los Angeles in 2005 and the 2006 St. Paul holiday engagement. Broadway: La Cage Aux Folles, The Music Man (Outer Critics Circle nomination), Epic Proportions, Little Me, Guys and Dolls, Smile, Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, Annie. Off-Broadway: MTC's The Green Heart (Drama Desk nomination), MCC's The English Teachers, Queen Amarantha, The Good Times Are Killing Me, The Leonard Bernstein Revue, DuBarry Was a Lady (City Center Encores!). Film: Legally Blonde II; Easy Six; Family Man; Malcolm X; Foreign Student; Die Mommie, Die (singing VO); Psycho Beach Party; Double Parked; Italian Movie. TV: "The O.C.," "The Practice," "Kingpin," "ER," "What I Like About You," "Enterprise," "Law & Order," "Wonderland," "Chestnut Hill" (NBC pilot) and recurs as Mrs. Grubman on "Nip/Tuck."
PETER REARDON (Ralph Sheldrake) played the same role in last season's original Broadway company. He has also appeared on Broadway in Urinetown, Passion, Meet Me in St. Louis and La Cage Aux Folles. National Tours: Ragtime, Falsettos, Company. Film: An Englishman in New York, Never Again. Television: "Sex and the City," "Miracle's Boys," "All My Children," "Another World." Recently played "Lorenzo de Ponte" in Lorenzo at NYMF and "The Padre" in Man of La Mancha at Sacramento Music Circus.
REMY AUBERJONOIS (Mike Nulty). Broadway: Frost/Nixon, The Country Girl. New York: Atlantic Theater, the Public, Primary Stages, Studio Dante, Rattlestick, Soho Rep, EST, HERE and others. Regional: Williamstown Festival, Yale Rep, the Old Globe, McCarter, Dallas Theater Center, the Taper and more. TV includes "Law & Order," "Weeds," "Mad Men," "Criminal Intent," "SVU," "The Sopranos," "Sex and the City," "ER." Film: Michael Clayton and others.
CLIFF BEMIS (Ezekial Foster) appeared in last season's original Broadway company in the role which he also originated in the world premiere of Irving Berlin's White Christmas in 2004. He starred in the first National tour of The Drowsy Chaperone as "Feldzieg," and can be seen on the big screen as Dr. Mordecai Ham in Billy, The Early Years. Proud member of Actor's Equity since 1968.
MADELEINE ROSE YEN (Susan Waverly). Struck by the theater bug when she made her debut in A Midsummer Night's Dream at age 8, Madeleine has also appeared as Jessie in Annie Get Your Gun, Peter Pan in Peter Pan and Beauty and the Beast. She plays "Milli" in the upcoming Nickelodeon cartoon series "Umizoomi," and recently appeared at Carnegie Hall as "Anna" in the concert presentation of the musical Kristina.
DAVID OGDEN STIERS (General Henry Waverly). Disney Voices: Lilo and Stitch, Beauty and the Beast, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame; Spirited Away TV: Six years on M*A*S*H as Major Winchester (two Emmy nominations), NBC Miniseries First Modern Olympics (Emmy nomination); USA Cable Series The Dead Zone, Stargate: Atlantis, North and South, The Final Days, Star Trek: The Next Generation. Film: The Majestic; The Curse of the Jade Scorpion; Better Off Dead; The Accidental Tourist; Doc Hollywood; Bad Company; Mighty Aphrodite; Together Again for the First Time. Broadway: Ulysses in Nighttown (with Zero Mostel), The Magic Show, Beauty and the Beast. Mr. Stiers has conducted numerous symphony orchestras including San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Chicago. He is the Associate Conductor of the Newport Symphony Orchestra and the Ernest Bloch Music Festival in Newport, OR.
KELLI BARCLAY (Swing, Associate Choreographer, Dance Captain) is a longtime associate of Mr. Skinner's, working with him on many shows including the Tony Award-winning revival of 42nd Street and most recently No, No, Nannette at City Center's Encores! Her other choreography credits include Best Foot Forward (York Theatre), Hammerstein Awards saluting Carol Channing, Pure Heaven (Emelin Theatre) and the feature film, Made for Each Other.
ABBY CHURCH (Ensemble). Broadway debut! AHH! Credits: NSMT, Atlanta TOTS/Houston TUTS, Hangar Theatre, 42nd Street Asian tour. Acting BFA, Ithaca College. Thanks to family, friends, Randy, Rob, Binder, The Mine. For Mom and Dad.
SARA EDWARDS (Ensemble). Broadway debut! Favorites: Of Thee I Sing and No, No Nanette (Encores!); Turn of the Century (dir, Tommy Tune); Evita (nat'l tour). Endless thanks to Ari, Mom, Dad, Randy, Binder Casting.
MARY GIATTINO (Swing, Asst. Choreographer, Asst. Dance Captain). Broadway: Irving Berlin's White Christmas. Encores!: No, No, Nanette (Ensemble/Asst. Chor.). AEA tour: 42nd Street; Rockette; ACL (Kristine) at Gateway Playhouse. Thanks to friends, the greatest family and Ricky, for always believing in me. MaryGiattino.com
CHAD HARLOW (Ensemble, u/s MikeNulty, Ed Sullivan Announcer). Broadway debut! Tours: Show Boat, Music Man, 42nd Street. Regional: Millie, Of Thee I Sing, State Fair, Crazy for You. Thank you: Family, The Mine, Jacob. For Mom and Dad.
TORI HEINLEIN (u/s Susan). Broadway debut! Nine years old, Tori received the 2008 EMACT DASH Award for Best Child Actor. Theatre: Annie (Molly), Gypsy (Baby June), Beauty and the Beast (Chip) and The Music Man. A big hug to Walter Bobbie, the great cast and crew, my awesome family, Shelli — RKS Management and Barry Kolker.
LEAH HOROWITZ (Tessie, Ensemble, u/s Betty). Fourth show here at the Marquis! B'way: Les Miz (Cosette), The Woman in White, Fiddler, La Cage, Millie. Most recently: Marry Me a Little (Dorset Theatre Fest, VT). Visit leahhorowitz.com for more!
DREW HUMPHREY (Ensemble, u/s Phil, u/s Ezekiel, Mr. Snoring Man) is proud to return to the Marquis in Irving Berlin's White Christmas, a show he loves. This year is extra special—his two nieces get to see their uncle perform! He is also seeking representation.
MATTHEW J. KILGORE (Swing). Broadway debut! Fifth year with IBWC! NYC: No, No, Nanette. Tours: Fiddler, 42nd Street, Evita, Joseph. Love and thanks to God, family, friends and everyone who helped me get here! I did it, Mom! matthewkilgore.net
MATTHEW LaBANCA (Jimmy, Ensemble). Broadway: Young Frankenstein (Frederick u/s, cast album), Children and Art. National tours: Crazy for You (Bobby), The King and I (Kralahome), Joseph...Dreamcoat (Simeon, cast album). xo Anna and Maggie — Love you! matthewlabanca.com.
JASON LUKS (Swing). Broadway debut! Irving Berlin's White Christmas (St. Paul), Kennedy Center, Common Grounds (NYMF), "SNL." BFA in dance from NYU's Tisch. Special thanks to Mom, Dad, Lauren, Jordyn, Randy and Marianne Wells. jasonluks.com.
JOSEPH MEDEIROS (Ensemble). B'way: West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, Grease, Big. Tours: Wicked, Irving Berlin's White Christmas. Other credits: the Muny, Music Circus, Alley Theatre, Lyric Theatre of OK, San Jose Rep and CCM.
TARYN MOLNAR (Ensemble). Broadway debut — the best Christmas present ever! Tours: Irving Berlin's White Christmas (St. Paul), 42nd Street (Asia). Regional: WSS, Cabaret, ...Millie. Proud OCU grad. Huge thanks to Randy, her parents and Tim.
BETH JOHNSON NICELY (Rhoda) is thrilled to join Irving Berlin's White Christmas! Broadway: Spamalot, Young Frankenstein. National tour: 42nd Street (Lorraine, u/s Peggy Sawyer). L.A.: Minsky's (Giggles). Rockette. Love to family, friends, Nancy and Adam. justdessertsnyc.com.
DENISE NOLIN (Mrs. Snoring Man, Ensemble, u/s Martha). Broadway debut! National tours: Disney's High School Musical, The Producers, Guys and Dolls. Other favorite roles: 42nd Street and Dames at Sea. Always will be the magical role: Nite Club Confidential.
DENNIS O'BANNION (Ensemble). B'way debut! Recent credits: Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Detroit), Meet Me in St. Louis and Candide. Thanks to the creative team, Binder and Talent House. Love to Mom, Dad, Colette, Debbie and my family and friends.
CON O'SHEA-CREAL (Ensemble). Happy to be back on Broadway for Christmas! Irving Berlin's White Christmas '08 Broadway cast. Recently appeared at Carnegie Hall with the New York Tap Ensemble. Love to my family. BFA, OU.
KRISTYN POPE (Ensemble), née "Smith," saw her first Broadway show at the Marquis Theatre! Thank you family (xo), teachers, LH at RC, Binder casting, Randy, Kelli and WC fam. BA, psychology, Northwestern University. PS 100.
KIIRA SCHMIDT (Rita) is thrilled to be back in Pinetree, VT! B'way: Irving Berlin's White Christmas, City Center Encores! Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse, Kennedy Center, Old Globe, NCT and more. Jumping for joy is good exercise! Love to J.
KELLY SHEEHAN (Ensemble). Broadway: 42nd Street (original revival), IBWC (original B'way cast '08). Other: NY Tap Ensemble (Carnegie Hall); No, No, Nanette (City Center); Tio Pepe, asst. choreo. (the Public). Happy Holidays!
ANNA AIMEE WHITE (Ensemble, u/s Judy). 2010 movies: Valentine's Day, You Again. B'way: Grease (2007). Encores!: No, No, Nanette; Of Thee I Sing; Face the Music. Kennedy Center: B3G. Film/TV: Princess Diaries 2, Raising Helen, Georgia Rule, "Tracey Ullman Live."
RYAN WORSING (Ensemble). Broadway: Shrek the Musical. Regional: Irving Berlin's White Christmas (St. Paul); Oklahoma!, Hello, Dolly! and Kiss Me, Kate (Paper Mill); The Music Man (KC Starlight). Love to his many families. For Marga.
RICHARD RIAZ YODER (Ensemble). Oh snap, I'm on Broadway! BPA, OCU. International tour: 42nd Street (Mac). NYC: Bubbling Brown Sugar (Young John). Regional: Muny's Hairspray (Duane). Everything for my family/friends! MLY,mEA, CG!