Strictly Come Dancing star Danny Mac and Emma Williams will lead the cast of White Christmas at Leicester Curve.
Mac, who appeared in the Curve’s production of Sunset Boulevard opposite Ria Jones and in last Summmer’s Open Air production of On The Town, will play Bob Wallace in the Irving Berlin musical.
Four-time Olivier nominee Williams will play the role of Betty Haynes. Her extensive West End credits include Half A Sixpence and Mrs Henderson Presents both at the Noel Coward Theatre, Zorro (Garrick), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Dick Whittington at the London Palladium, Curve’s production of An Officer and a Gentleman.
Other cast include Monique Young (Singin‘ in the Rain) will play Judy, Dan Burton (Gypsy) plays Phil Davis, Garry Robson (Reasons to be Cheerful) will play General Henry Waverly, with Wendy Mae Brown (Ghost the Musical) as his big-hearted housekeeper.
The full cast includes Michael Anderson, Delycia Belgrave, Chantel Bellew, Luke Byrne, Sophie Camble, Roger Dipper, Nicholas Duncan, Davide Fienauri, Nia Jermin, Robbie McMillan, Jo Morris, Sam Murphy, Alex Tranter, Sion Tudor, Alexandra Waite-Roberts and Bleu Woodward.
Irving Berlin’s White Christmas has a book by David Ives and Paul Blake, and is based on the film of the same name starring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye. White Christmas tells of two veterans who form a showbiz duo in the wake of the Second World War.
The show is dreicted by Nikolai Foster with choreography by Stephen Mear, set design by Michael Taylor, costume design by Diego Pitarch, lighting design by Mark Henderson, sound design by Tom Marshall, arrangements by Bruce Pomahac, reorchestrations by Jason Carr with musical supervision by Stephen Brooker and musical direction by Neil Macdonald.
White Christmas runs from 6 December 2018 until 13 January 2019 at Curve, Leicester.