Upright Cabaret's A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS stars Emmy & Tony Award-winner Lillias White (Dreamgirls), LaToya London (American Idol, The Color Purple), Brittany Underwood (Nickelodeon's Hollywood Heights), Matt Zarley (A Chorus Line, Chicago), Nita Whitaker (Star Search), Carla Renata (CW's Hart of Dixie, Avenue Q), JAMES TORME, Sylvia MacCalla (Hairspray), Kelli Provart (Aida) and Santa Claus (Coming Direct from the North Pole)!
Also appearing: Brandon Alameda, Matthew Ballestero, Caitlin O'Brient, Will Collyer, Shannon Cudd, Sheila Karls, Roy Leake Jr., Ted Napolitano, Karissa Noel, Kelly Rice, Noah Rivera, Derek Scott Rochini, Danielle Sadd, Lynsey Shaw, Nathan Shrake, Ricke Vermont and more! Led by Music Director Jamieson Trotter with the Upright Cabaret band!
Guest host will be American Idol's David Hernandez and a special appearance by the L.A. FOLLIES KICK-LINE! Traditionally, a portion of the proceeds from A Broadway Christmas will benefit The Trevor Project.
Upright Cabaret boasts one of the most extensive and diverse rosters of talent in the country with alumni including Frenchie Davis ("The Voice"), Adam Lambert ("American Idol"), Lea Michele ("Glee"), Neil Patrick Harris ("How I Met Your Mother"), Tony Award® winner Lea Salonga, Grammy® winners Paula Cole and Taylor Dayne plus cast members from over 75 Broadway productions including Wicked, Rent, Jersey Boys and Spamalot.
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS FOR "A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS"
Lillias White - Has been recognized on Broadway with the People's Choice Award, The Outer Critics Award® for Best Actress in a Musical, Drama Desk Award® and Tony Award® - Broadway's Prestigious Quadruple Crown - for her role as Sonja in the musical The Life. In 2010, she was recognized again with a Tony Award-nomination for her work in Fela! directed by Bill T. Jones and produced by Will & Jada Pickett Smith. She won The Obie Award® for Best Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Hennie in Romance in Hard Times.