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Photo Flash: A CHRISTMAS STORY Cast to Appear on ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Earlier this week, the cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL went to the 'Good Morning America' studios where they taped a special medley featuring 'It All Comes Down To Christmas' and 'Somewhere Hovering Over Indiana.' Airing this Friday, December 20, the performance features Erin Dilly, Jake Lucas, Noah Baird and David Scott Purdy as The Parker Family with kids ensemble Charlie Babbo, Hannah Bautista, Beada Briglia, Judae'a Brown, Michael Crispi, Alexa Niziak, Luke Spring and Nicky Torchia. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Dan Lauria, John Bolton, Erin Dilly and Caroline O'Connor to Return to A CHRISTMAS STORY; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

The producers of A Christmas Story, The Musical have announced the full cast for the production when it arrives at The Theater at Madison Square Garden for its December 11 - 29, 2013 engagement. Reprising their roles will be Dan Lauria (Lombardi, 'The Wonder Years,' 'Sullivan and Son') as Jean Shepherd, John Bolton (Spamalot, Contact, Titanic, 'Boardwalk Empire,' 'Gossip Girl') as the Old Man, Tony Award nominee Erin Dilly (Nice Work if You Can Get It, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) as Mother and Caroline O'Connor (Chicago, Moulin Rouge) as school teacher Miss Shields. Eli Tokash (Mary Poppins) will play Ralphie at certain perforances, Noah Baird as little brother Randy, and Jake Lucas (Newsies, Far From Heaven), donning the famous spectacles will take on the lead role of Ralphie. (more...)

Dan Lauria, John Bolton, Erin Dilly and Caroline O'Connor to Return to A CHRISTMAS STORY for 2013 Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2013

The producers of A Christmas Story, The Musical have announced that original cast members will return to star in the production when it arrives at The Theater at Madison Square Garden for its December 11 – 29, 2013 engagement. Reprising their roles will be Dan Lauria(Lombardi, “The Wonder Years,” “Sullivan and Son”) as Jean Shepherd, John Bolton (Spamalot, Contact, Titanic, “Boardwalk Empire,” “Gossip Girl') as the Old Man, Tony Award nominee Erin Dilly (Nice Work if You Can Get It, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) as Mother, Caroline O'Connor (Chicago, Moulin Rouge) as school teacher Miss Shields, and talented newcomer to the production Jake Lucas (Newsies, Far From Heaven), donning the famous spectacles as he takes on the lead role of Ralphie. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY to Launch Limited Runs in Boston & Hartford This November
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

The producers of A Christmas Story, The Musical, have announced that the three-time Tony nominated production will return for the holiday season with engagements at the The Bushnell in Hartford, CT (November 12-17) and The Wang Theatre in Boston, MA (November 20 - December 8) before returning to New Yorkat The Theater at Madison Square Garden (December 11 – 29). Tickets are now on sale for the New York engagement. Single tickets for the general public go on sale for the Boston engagement June 16, and for the Hartford engagement on September 9. (more...)

Breaking: A CHRISTMAS STORY to Play Theater at Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Most people expected after last night's Tony Awards that A CHRISTMAS STORY would be headed back to Broadway, but it turns out that they had a slightly different plan in mind. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Jesse Tyler Ferguson Announce 2013 TONY AWARD Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 08, 2013

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for THE 67th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS were announced today by stage and screen actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Cast to Reunite for Tony Awards Performance!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Company members from A Christmas Story, The Musical will reunite for their appearance on the Tony Awards telecast on CBS. The cast will travel from various corners of the country and the world including Dan Lauria from Los Angeles, Johnny Rabe from Chicago, Caroline O'Connor from Australia, and Broadway's favorite four-foot tap dancing whiz kid, Luke Spring, from Ashburn, Virginia. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Holds NYC Open Casting Call for 'Ralphie' on 5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2013

The producers of A Christmas Story, The Musical, including Peter Billingsley, who starred as Ralphie in the original 1983 film, are holding open auditions to find exceptionally talented kids for the upcoming 2013 production. Recently nominated for three 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical,A Christmas Story, The Musical seeks young actors to play Ralphie, his friends and classmates, including: Randy, Flick, Schwartz, Scut Farcus, Grover Dill, Mary Beth, and Esther Jane. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL!, Which Debuted at KC Rep, Earns 2013 Tony Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

Christmas arrived early this year for Kansas City Repertory Theatre. A Christmas Story, The Musical!, which had its world premiere at the Rep in 2009, today was nominated for three Tony Awards, including Best Musical. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Jesse Tyler Ferguson Announce 2013 TONY AWARD Nominations
by TV News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for THE 67th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS were announced today by stage and screen actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement. (more...)

2013 Tony Awards - The Producers!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

Here's the nominated producers! (more...)

7th Grade Winner of Anti-Bullying Writing Contest to Appear in A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL!, 12/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2012

A Christmas Story, The Musical and STOMP Out Bullying have announced the Grand Prize winner of their Anti-Bullying Writing Competition, Ahmed Shayef. A 7th Grader at M.S. 577 in Brooklyn, Ahmed has won a walk-on role in the Thursday evening, December 27 performance of A Christmas Story, The Musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Katy Perry & John Mayer Visit A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2012

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 an eight-week limited engagement through December 30. Tickets are now on sale at www.AChristmasStoryTheMuscial.com or www.TicketMaster.com. Katy Perry and John Mayor just visited the show and you can check out photos of them backstage below! (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL! Holds Anti-Bullying Young Writers Competition; Deadline Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2012

A Christmas Story, The Musical, now on Broadway this holiday season, has partnered with STOMP Out Bullying to launch our Inaugural Anti-Bullying Story Competition. Our mission: to end bullying in our schools and communities! (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL! Announces Anti-Bullying Young Writers Competition; Deadline 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2012

A Christmas Story, The Musical, now on Broadway this holiday season, has partnered with STOMP Out Bullying to launch our Inaugural Anti-Bullying Story Competition. Our mission: to end bullying in our schools and communities! (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL! to Play Holiday Engagement at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre; Opens Today!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2012

Christmas Story, The Musical! will arrive on Broadway at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre just in time for the 2012 holiday season. The producers have announced that the new musical, based on the 1983 movie perennial, will play a November 5 - December 30 holiday engagement. Opening night is Today, November 19. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Announces Rush Policy!
by 30 Days of NYMF 2012 - Nov 09, 2012

Producers of A Christmas Story, The Musical have announced that a limited number of $40 rush tickets are available. These tickets can be purchased exclusively at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Box Office on the day of the performance. Two tickets per customer. Cash only. Subject to availability and limitations. Not available for every performance. Offer subject to change at any time. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL Begins Broadway Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2012

A Christmas Story, The Musical arrives on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre just in time for the 2012 holiday season. The new musical, based on the 1983 movie perennial, the musical begins performances November 7 at 7PM. The eight-week limited engagement runs through December 30. Opening night is Monday, November 19. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL! Begins Play Holiday Engagement at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Tonight, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2012

Christmas Story, The Musical! will arrive on Broadway at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre just in time for the 2012 holiday season. The producers have announced that the new musical, based on the 1983 movie perennial, will play tonight, November 5 - December 30 holiday engagement. Opening night is Monday, November 19. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Pushes First Preview to 11/7 Due to Hurricane Sandy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2012

The producers of A Christmas Story, The Musical have announced that, due to Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath, the production has rescheduled the start of performances on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre until Wednesday November 7 at 7PM. (more...)

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