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A Christmas Story, The Musical arrives on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre just in time for the 2012 holiday season. Based on the 1983 movie perennial, the musical plays and eight-week limited engagement through December 30. Opening night is Monday, November 19. Tickets are now on sale at www.AChristmasStoryTheMuscial.com or www.TicketMaster.com. 

BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!

A Christmas Story, The Musical stars Dan Lauria (Broadway’s Lombardi, TV’s “Sullivan & Son” and “The Wonder Years”) as Jean Shepherd, John Bolton (Spamalot, Contact, Titanic) as The Old Man, Tony Award nominee Erin Dilly (Nice Work if You Can Get It, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) as Mother, Johnny Rabe as Ralphie, Zac Ballard as little brother Randy, Caroline O’Connor (Chicago, Moulin Rouge) as school teacher Miss Shields, Eddie Korbich (The Little Mermaid, The Drowsy Chaperone, Wicked) as Santa Claus and Joe West plays Ralphie at certain performances. The ensemble features Tia Altinay, John Babbo, Charissa Bertels, Grace Capeless, Zoe Considine, Andrew Cristi, Mathew deGuzman, Thay Floyd, George Franklin, Nick Gaswirth, Mark Ledbetter, Jose Luaces, Jack Mastrianni, Mara Newbery, Lindsay O’Neil, Sarah Min-Kyung Park, J.D. Rodriguez, Analise Scarpaci, Lara Seibert, Jeremy Shinder, Luke Spring, Beatrice Tulchin, Kirsten Wyatt, and Pete and Lily as the rambunctious Bumpus Hounds.

America’s #1 holiday movie came to hilarious life onstage when A Christmas Story, The Musical launched a tour in 2011 that culminated in a critically successful run in Chicago. The musical features a bright holiday score by composer/lyricist team Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and a witty book by Joseph Robinette based on the writings of radio humorist Jean Shepherd and the 1983 holiday film favorite. Tony Award winner John Rando (Urinetown) directs the production with Warren Carlyle (Chaplin, Follies, An Evening With Hugh Jackman) choreographing.

A Christmas Story, The Musical features scenic design by Walt Spangler; costume design by Elizabeth Hope Clancy; lighting design by Tony Award winner Howell Binkley; sound design by Ken Travis; wig design by Tom Watson; animal training by Tony Honor recipient for Excellence in Theatre William Berloni; orchestrations by Tony nominee Larry Blank; music direction and supervision by Ian Eisendrath; associate choreographer is James Gray; dance music arrangements by Glen Kelly; vocal arrangements by Justin Paul; and casting by Stephanie Klapper CSA.

Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
John Bolton

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Johnny Rabe

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Johnny Rabe

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Johnny Rabe

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Johnny Rabe

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Erin Dilly

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Caroline O'Connor

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Joe West

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Dan Lauria, Johnny Rabe

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
John Bolton, Erin Dilly

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Cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Zac Ballard, Erin Dilly, Johnny Rabe and John Bolton

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Johnny Rabe, Zac Ballard and Erin Dilly

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Luke Spring and Caroline O'Connor

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Thay Floyd, Mark Ledbetter, Jeremy Shinder and Eddie Korbich

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
J.D. Rodriguez, Jeremy Shinder, Analise Scarpaci and Beatrice Tulchin

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Jeremy Shinder, Johnny Rabe and J.D. Rodriguez

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Johnny Rabe, Analise Scarpaci and J.D. Rodriguez

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Cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY

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Cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY

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Eddie Korbich and cast

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
John Bolton and Cast

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Cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!
Cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY!

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