Interview with Stage & Screen Icon CONRAD JOHN SCHUCK
CONRAD JOHN SCHUCK discusses his extraordinary career in film, stage and television including M*A*S*H, McMillan & Wife, Star Trek, Roots and of course….Annie. Mr. Schuck returns to Chicago as General Waverly in IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS. The classic holiday production will play Broadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited one-week engagement from December 10 – 15, 2019.
Mr. Schuck’s credits include: Broadway: Annie With Sarah Jessica Parker, Annie Get Your Gun With Reba, 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, 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.
ABOUT THE PRODUCTION
Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce that IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film, will bring holiday cheer to Broadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited one-week engagement from December 10 – 15, 2019.
IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS tells the story of a song-and-dance team putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn who fall for a stunning sister act in the process. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, including “Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep,” “Happy Holiday,” “Sisters,” “Blue Skies,” and the unforgettable title song, IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS promises to be a merry and bright experience for the entire family! The New York Times exclaims “this cozy trip down memory lane should be put on your wish list.” And, the New York Daily News hailed IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS as “a holiday card come to life.”
IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS features music and lyrics by Irving Berlin with book by David Ives and Paul Blake and is based upon the Paramount Pictures film written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama and Melvin Frank.
IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS is produced by Work Light Productions. The creative team includes direction and choreography by Randy Skinner, scenic design by Anna Louizos, scenic adaptation by Kenneth Foy, lighting design by Ken Billington, and sound design by Keith Caggiano, orchestrations by Larry Blank with vocal and dance arrangements by Bruce Pomahac, music direction by Michael Horsley, and associate choreography by Kristyn Pope.
Individual tickets for IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS range in price from $14.50-$85 with a select number of premium tickets available. Individual tickets will be available by calling the Broadway In Chicago Ticketline at (800) 775-2000 or by visiting BroadwayInChicago.com. Tickets are available for groups of 10 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710 or emailing GroupSales@BroadwayInChicago.com.
ABOUT BROADWAY IN CHICAGO
Broadway In Chicago was created in July 2000 and over the past 19 years has grown to be one of the largest commercial touring homes in the country. A Nederlander Presentation, Broadway In Chicago lights up the Chicago Theater District entertaining more than 1.7 million people annually in five theatres. Broadway In Chicago presents a full range of entertainment, including musicals and plays, on the stages of five of the finest theatres in Chicago’s Loop including CIBC Theatre, James M. Nederlander Theatre, Cadillac Palace Theatre, and just off the Magnificent Mile, the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place and presenting Broadway shows at the Auditorium Theatre.