A Christmas Story, The Musical on Tour


A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL Comes to Imagination Theater for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Ho! Ho! Ho! The holidays are almost upon us and Imagination Theater is excited to bring A Christmas Story the Musical to the Placerville stage. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens 2016/2017 Season with BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre opens a monumental new season with the triumphant Billy Elliot: The Musical through October 16. The Tony Award-winning musical features infectious music by the incomparable Sir Elton John including "Shine," "Solidarity,"  "Electricity," and many more!    (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens 2016/2017 Season with BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre opens a monumental new season with the triumphant Billy Elliot: The Musical through October 16. The Tony Award-winning musical features infectious music by the incomparable Sir Elton John including "Shine," "Solidarity,"  "Electricity," and many more!    (more...)

BWW Preview: VIRGINIA SAMFORD THEATRE Carries On Long Tradition
by Marietta Lunceford - Oct 7, 2016

One of the oldest community theatres in the area is the Virginia Samford Theatre. When I was a child and first discovering my love of theatre, James Hatcher was the director of what had been called The Little Theatre and eventually became Town and Gown Theatre. Transformed time and time again, but always housed in the same building, VST has maintained the standard of excellence set by "Hatch" all of those years ago. (more...)

Kansas City Repertory Theatre Announces Addition to 2016-17 Season SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Kansas City Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce an exciting addition to its current season. Artistic Director Eric Rosen will direct a starry cast in the acclaimed musical revue Side by Side by Sondheim. (more...)

Whistle While You Work! Benj Pasek & Justin Paul to Pen Music for Disney's Live-Action SNOW WHITE Film
by Jessica Khan - Oct 31, 2016

Plans for Disney's latest live-action reboot will have you humming a merry tune - by DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, that is. The Hollywood Reporter writes that SNOW WHITE is next in line for the remake treatment. (more...)

Scott Siegel Presents BROADWAY ORIGINALS! at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

An amazing array of theater stars have been assembled by producer/writer/host Scott Siegel with the express purpose of singing the songs that they performed in their original Broadway productions. Decade upon decade of Broadway history  will be on glorious display on the Feinstein's/54 Below stage on October 6th at 7 PM, when a galaxy of stars from the 20th and 21st centuries return to sing the songs that made (and make) the Great White Way great. (more...)

Christina Bianco, John Bolton, Christiane Noll and More Set for AN EVENING WITH FRANK LOESSER at Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

On Today, October 29 at 7:30pm, the American Showstopper series will celebrate the works of Frank Loesser whose astounding career as composer, lyricist, and librettist earned him the reputation as one of Broadway's most versatile writers. (more...)

Citadel Theatre to Give Free performance of A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL to Military Families
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Citadel Theatre, through a gift to the USO of Illinois, has set aside the entire theatre for the benefit of the men and women stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center and at USO of Illinois facilities throughout Illinois. On November 17, 2016 Citadel has invited 130 guests from the USO of Illinois to attend a special and exclusive advance performance of A Christmas Story: The Musical, with the show set to start at 7:30pm. Military guests, and their families, will be greeted by Santa and whirled away into the theatre to join Ralphie in his epic quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas presents - a Red Ryder BB Gun. (more...)

Gene Weygandt Will Star in UNCLE PHILIP'S COAT at Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Greenhouse Theater Center will continue its popular Solo Celebration! series with the Chicago premiere of UNCLE PHILIP'S COAT, Matty Selman's hilarious and heartbreaking show about a Jewish man's search for his place in his family's history, starring veteran Broadway and Chicago actor and three-time Jeff Award-winner Gene Weygandt. (more...)

The Round Barn Theatre to Introduce ASL Interpreters at THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres has announced a collaboration with the American Sign Language Interpretation Department of Goshen College to have Sign Language interpreters translate select performances on the Joseph Stein Stage.  (more...)

KC Rep Artistic Director Eric Rosen Named Finalist for 2016 Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

KC Rep artistic director Eric Rosen was named one of three finalists for the 2016 Zelda Fichandler Award which honors accomplished directors whose visionary work is impacting theatre communities outside of New York. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Returns to The Round Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2016

A journey of love, loss, faith and family, Fiddler on the Roof is a celebration of life and all its challenges. The rich orchestrations and beautiful score to the powerful production numbers and emotionally-charged story, this is the show everyone should experience. Touching audiences worldwide with its humor, warmth and honesty, this universal show is on stage for the fourth time at The Round Barn Theatre due to popular demand.  Fiddler is a patron favorite and this production promises all the same heart, depth, and sentiment that has audiences returning again and again. (more...)

Enjoy Some Family Fun with Citadel Theatre at A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Citadel Theatre is presenting A Christmas Story: The Musical as the second installment of its 14th Season. Directed by Robert D Estrin this musical is based on the story by Jean Shepherd with book byJoseph Robinette, and words and music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The show runs November 18 - December 18, 2016 at Citadel's West Campus Theatre at 300 S Waukegan Road, Lake Forest. The Press Opening is Opening Night, Friday November 18, at 8pm. (more...)

Christina Bianco, John Bolton, Christiane Noll and More Set for AN EVENING WITH FRANK LOESSER at Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

On Saturday, October 29 at 7:30pm, the American Showstopper series will celebrate the works of Frank Loesser whose astounding career as composer, lyricist, and librettist earned him the reputation as one of Broadway's most versatile writers. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL This November at Waterbury's Palace
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

 "A Christmas Story, The Musical, sponsored by ION Bank, " will make a two performance stop at Waterbury's Palace Theater on Friday evening November 18,  at 8:00pm and Saturday November 19 at 2:00pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.palacetheaterct.org, by phone at 203-346-2000, or in person at the Box Office, 100 East Main St. Tickets begin at $45. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL Finds Its Ralphie at The Media Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The hit show 'A Christmas Story: The Musical' is at The Media Theatre November 9 to January 8. It's suitable for all ages and makes a great outing for families during the holiday season.  (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL Finds Its Ralphie at The Media Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The hit show 'A Christmas Story: The Musical' is at The Media Theatre November 9 to January 8. It's suitable for all ages and makes a great outing for families during the holiday season.  (more...)

Young Broadway Stars to Gather for CABARET FOR A CAUSE This Thanksgiving
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Cabaret for a Cause will hold their annual benefit for Project Renewal on November 27th, 2016. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL to Take the Stage at The Round Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres wraps up the 2016 season with a bright, red bow as the holiday favorite A Christmas Story: The Musical takes stage and brings with it all the festive cheer audiences will need for the holiday season. A Christmas Story: The Musicalopens November 11 and runs through December 31. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Denver (more...)

BWW's Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musical Movie Remakes!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 5, 2016

With so many upcoming projects in the works, BWW has put together a guide to what's in store from the House of Mouse and its uber-talented creative teams! (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL to Bring Laugh-Out-Loud Tale to BPA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Offering sweet nostalgia for adults, and great fun for the kids, this laugh-out-loud holiday tale of American Christmases past has been cleverly re-wrapped as a new musical. (more...)

Resurgens Charitable Foundation Receives Donation from Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Before opening night of A Christmas Story, The Musical at the Fox Theatre (Nov. 29), Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta presented a check for $8,090 to the Resurgens Charitable Foundation. One of beneficiary families of the foundation accepted the check on stage.  (more...)

Tickets on Sale Soon for Shea's Buffalo Theatre's 2016-17 Season with LITTLE MERMAID and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Shea's Buffalo Theatre has announced its 2016-17 lineup. Gift certificates are on sale now. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Four Critically Acclaimed Leads Return to Headline Big League's National Tour of A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The beloved holiday film is being brought to life live-on-stage as the award-winning Broadway show, A Christmas Story, The Musical, embarks on an eight-city National Tour this holiday season. Four leads from the 2015 tour will return to reprise their roles for the third season of Big League's critically acclaimed production. A Christmas Story, The Musical will debut in Atlanta at the Fox Theatre from November 29 - December 4 as part of the 2016/2017 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta season. (more...)

Bainbridge Performing Arts presents A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Offering sweet nostalgia for adults, and great fun for the kids, this laugh-out-loud holiday tale of American Christmases past has been cleverly re-wrapped as a new musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Virgina Repertory Theater Presents A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Wacky Fun for the Whole Family! Featuring an ensemble of talented young actors, catchy tunes, and energetic dance numbers, this Tony-nominated musical re-imagines young Ralphie's quest for the perfect Christmas gift. Sharply clever and sentimental, A Christmas Storyis nostalgic, quirky, holiday fun. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY Pays Homage to Movie
by Dylan Shaffer - Nov 25, 2016

Juxtaposing 1940 and 2016 America, you can easily pick out the undeniable differences that layer society, from technology to familial roles and everything in between. One thing that has remained constant over those 76 years is the unbridled joy of a child when they receive the pinnacle present on Christmas morning. (more...)

Photo Flash: USO Families Get Free Performance of A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Over 100 military guests and their families attended a special performance of A Christmas Story: The Musical at Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Road, in Lake Forest the evening of Thrusday, November 17. (more...)

A Holiday Favorite Comes to the Waterville Opera House: A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Waterville Opera House (WOH) is proud to present a holiday favorite on stage, A Christmas Story, The Musical! (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 11/2/2016 - KINGDOM COME, SWEET CHARITY and More!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 2, 2016

Today's big news: KINGDOM COME opens tonight at Roundabout Underground, plus Anna Deavere Smith's 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD' and SWEET CHARITY, starring Sutton Foster, start Off-Broadway! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 19, 2016
by - Nov 19, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Broadway in Atlanta Offering Rush Tickets to A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Local college students looking to get into the holiday spirit are in for a festive treat as Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta offers a special $25 Student Rush Ticket for the Atlanta engagement of A Christmas Story, The Musical, playing at The Fox Theatre November 29 - December 4 as part of the 2016/2017 season. (more...)

Great Lakes and USO of Illinois Families to Get Gree Performance of A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Citadel Theatre to give free, exclusive performance of A Christmas Story: The Musical to military families of the USO of Illinois  - Thursday evening - November 17  (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL Opens 11/25 at Imagination Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The holidays are here and Imagination Theater is excited to bring A Christmas Story the Musical to the Placerville stage. Fans of the classic 1983 movie will enjoy this show that captures holiday wonder with funny and heartfelt songs, show stopping dancing, delicious wit, and a heart of pure gold.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Bainbridge Performing Arts Presents A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Nov 15, 2016

Offering sweet nostalgia for adults, and great fun for the kids, this laugh-out-loud holiday tale of American Christmases past has been cleverly re-wrapped as a new musical. (more...)

BWW Interview: Susannah Jones of A CHRISTMAS STORY at Waterbury's Palace Theatre
by Joseph Harrison - Nov 14, 2016

If the word Fragile (pronounced Frah-GEE-lay) or the phrase "You'll shoot your eye out, kid" bring a smile to your face, then you are likely one of the many people who love A CHRISTMAS STORY, the classic 1983 movie that has become required viewing for many families each Christmas season. And, while you may know the story by heart, you have likely never seen it told the way you will if you check out A CHRISTMAS STORY the musical on stage at the Palace Theatre in Waterbury, CT for just two performances on November 18th and 19th. Told with the flair only a musical can bring, A CHRISTMAS STORY puts an unfamiliar twist on the familiar classic. I caught up with Susannah Jones who plays the role of Ralphie's mother, and discussed her experience with the show, life on tour, and even her childhood equivalent to Ralphie's Red Ryder BB Gun. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, Mannheim Steamroller, 'SOULFUL SOUNDS' Hit the Palace for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The Palace Theater has a calendar filled with a wide array of holiday themed shows beginning in November and running right through December. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/12/2016
by - Nov 12, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/12/2016. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY to Return to Cleveland Play House for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The most popular show in Cleveland Play House history is back just in time for the holidays! A Christmas Story will once again delight Cleveland audiences with its nostalgic tale of little Ralphie Parker and his ultimate Christmas wish. (more...)

Virginia Rep Opens A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of A Christmas Story, The Musical, November 25th on the Arenstein Stage at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street, with a preview on Wednesday, November 23. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

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Chicago Theaters Get Festive for the Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The Chicago theater community will present a wide variety of festive plays, musicals, dance and concert offerings this Holiday season.  In support, the League of Chicago Theatres will once again create a comprehensive Holiday Theatre Guide that will be available beginning in mid-November at hotels, theaters, events, and destinations across the Chicago area. An updated list of holiday shows with additional details about each production will be available throughout the season at ChicagoPlays.com.  Additionally, many holiday shows will be available at Hot Tix, Chicago's local, half-price ticketing service. (more...)

Original Stars to Return for A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL 2016 Tour; Stops Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

The beloved holiday film is being brought to life live-on-stage as the award-winning Broadway show, A Christmas Story, The Musical, embarks on an eight-city National Tour this holiday season opening in Utica, NY on November 15, 2016, with engagements in Waterbury, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Baltimore, Buffalo, Detroit and Grand Rapids­. (more...)

Photo Flash: Paramount Theatre Presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

No matter your age, no matter your experience with the story, no matter if you believe in mermaids or not, you and your family will want to be front and center when the curtain goes up on the Paramount Theatre's magical new production of Disney's The Little Mermaid, November 23, 2016 through January 8, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Schimmel Center Presents AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS: AN EVENING WITH FRANK LOESSER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

The Schimmel Center is proud to present photos from its American Showstoppers: An Evening with Frank Loesser concert. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Regional Awards Update - Pasha Yamotahari, Johanna Carlisle Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BPA's A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Offering sweet nostalgia for adults, and great fun for the kids, this laugh-out-loud holiday tale of American Christmases past has been cleverly re-wrapped as a new musical. A Christmas Story, The Musical begins tonight, December 2, at Bainbridge Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL to Bring Classic Movie to Life at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

This holiday season, for the first time in Buffalo, the award-winning Broadway hit A Christmas Story, The Musical brings the beloved classic movie to life at Shea's Buffalo Theatre December 13-18, 2016 for eight performances. (more...)

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