Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! - The Musical will be making its return to Broadway
in time for the holidays from November 1 through January 6, 2008 at the St. James
Theatre. Plus, this year marks the 50th
anniversary of the classic book.
In its premiere year The
Grinch broke box office attendance records making it the #1 holiday show on
Broadway for three consecutive weeks in December. Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! - The Musical will be
offering 15 performances a week with 8 shows on weekends and multiple matinees
during the week, providing families with even more opportunities to experience The Grinch.
The cast includes: Patrick Page (The Grinch), Ed Dixon (Old
Max), Rusty Ross (Young Max), Darin DePaul (Grandpa Seth Who), Aaron
Galligan-Stierle (JP Who), Tari Kelly (Mama Who), Caroline London (Cindy Lou
Who), Jan Neuberger (Grandma Who), Athena Ripka (Cindy Lou Who). Plus the
citizens of Whoville: Jahaan Amin, Juliette Allen Angelo, Hunter Bell, Janet
Dickinson, Sky Flaherty, Eamon Foley, Sami Gayle, Brianna Gentilella, Amy
Griffin, Joseph Harrington, Michael Hoey, Carly Hughes, Kurt Kelly, Liesl Jaye,
Jess Le Protto, Marina Micalizzi, Katie Micha, Jillian Mueller, Andy Richardson,
Josephine Rose Roberts, William Ryall, Jordan Samuels, Johnny Schaffer, Jeff
Skowron, Tianna Jane Stevens, Heather Tepe and Janelle Viscomi.
The 2007 creative team includes: Jack O'Brien (Original
Production Conceiver and Director), Timothy Mason (Book and Lyrics), Mel Marvin
(Composer), Matt August (Director), John DeLuca (Original Choreographer), Bob
Richard (Co-Choreographer), John Lee Beatty (Scenic Designer), Pat Collins (Lighting
Designer), Robert Morgan (Costume Designer), Michael Curry (Puppetry), Joshua
Rosenblum (Musical Director and Vocal Arranger), ACME Sound Partners (Sound
Designer), Michael Starobin (Orchestrator), David Krane (Dance Music Arranger),
Telsey + Co (Casting), Gregory Meeh (Special Effects Designer), Angelina
Avallone (Makeup Designer), Thomas Augustine (Hair/Wig Designer).
Previews begin November 1, opening November 9 and runs
though January 6, 2008 at the St.
at 246 West 44th Street.
Ticket prices range from $25 - $99 with Premium seating also
available. Group tickets are on sale now. Tickets for the general public are
now on sale. Telecharge, 212-239-6200 or www.GrinchMusical.com;
Groups call 800-223-7565.
Photos by Ben Strothmann