by James Webber and David Church
Composer and lyricist Joe Patrick Ward
Directed by Kay Cole
The show is a mix of a 1959 Judy Garland Christmas TV special and
“The Twilight Zone.” Among Judy’s guests are: Bing Crosby,
Liberace, Ethel Merman, Richard Nixon, Lillian Hellman, Joan
Crawford, and Death.
This CD recreates the show, which premiered at the Victory
Theater Center (Burbank, California), and played at the Court
Theatre (West Hollywood, California), and in Portland, Oregon. It
plays in Chicago and Des Moines in winter, 2005.
Cast includes: Connie Champagne, Sean Smith, Don Lucas, Lauri
Johnson, Eric Anderson, Jan Sheldrick, Joanne O’Brien, Mark A.
Cross, Dustin Strong, Jonathan Neeley, Terri Homberg-Olsen, Allen
Connie Champagne recreates for the CD her performance as Judy
Garland, for which she won an Ovation Award.
The CD can be purchased via: www.judyschristmas.com