Broadway Rose Theatre Company concludes its 2019 Season of Musicals with It Happened One Christmas, at the Broadway Rose New Stage. Preview performance is Wednesday, Nov. 27, with opening night on Friday, Nov. 29, and performances continuing through Dec. 22, 2019. Evening performances are Wednesday through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Matinees are at 2 p.m. on Sundays, and on Saturdays, Dec. 7, 14, and 21. There will be a special Thursday matinee performance on Thursday, Dec. 19. Performances are held at the New Stage located at 12850 SW Grant Avenue in Tigard. Tickets are priced from $30 to $48 for adults (depending on date). Tickets in the upper section for ages 6-18 are $20 and ages 19-35 are $25. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. $5 tickets are available for Oregon Trail Card holders through the Arts for All program. For a full listing of show performances or to order tickets visit www.broadwayrose.org, call 503.620.5262, or visit the box office at 12850 SW Grant Ave., Tigard.
Take a fanciful trip to “Santa’s Chalet” in the heart of Grimble’s department store one snowy Christmas Eve. As Walter, the security guard, and Francis, the cleaner, make their evening rounds, their holiday fantasies spring to life in this merry, musical spectacle. The two enjoy a tuneful Christmas dinner together, remembering the magic of the season and discovering that with a wish and a song you are never truly alone. Enjoy your favorite festive tunes and warm your holiday season with this joyful new musical revue written by Dan Murphy and Rick Lewis, with music arrangements by Rick Lewis.
The Broadway Rose production will be directed and choreographed by Dan Murphy, with music direction from Jeffrey Childs. The creative team includes Kristeen Willis (Set Designer), Annie Kaiser (Costume Designer), Phil McBeth (Lighting Designer), Brian Karl Moen (Sound Designer), Elizabeth Barrett (Prop Designer) and Jessica Junor (Production Stage Manager).
The cast comprises Jennifer Goldsmith as Frances and Fred Bishop as Walter. The supporting cast includes Chad Craner, Colin Kane, Jalena Montrond Scott, and Megan Tudor.
Broadway Rose’s 2019 season is funded in part by the Regional Arts & Culture Council, the Oregon Arts Commission, and the City of Tigard. The Title Sponsor is Pearson Financial Group. The Show Sponsor is CTA Lab, and The Oregonian is the Media Sponsor.