Photo Flash: The Grinch Visits New York Knicks Game at Madison Square Garden
elebrate the holidays with this heart-warming classic tale that will entertain the whole family as the show makes its triumphant return to New York City. Featuring the hit songs "You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch" and "Welcome Christmas" from the original animated series, The Grinch discovers the true meaning of Christmas in this adored holiday classic. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is "two sizes too small," plans to steal Christmas away from the holiday-spirited Whos. The Grinch soon realizes, however, there's more to Christmas than he bargained for.
Embraced by generation after generation, Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical will feature magnificent sets specially designed for The Theater at Madison Square Garden and costumes inspired by Dr. Seuss' original illustrations, while the Music and Book of Mel Marvin and Timothy Mason breathe new life into this timeless narrative. The Theater at Madison Square Garden has become a top venue for spreading holiday cheer, presenting some of the season's most sought after family productions including Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan, A Christmas Carol, and Wintuk by Cirque du Soleil.
The 2012 production is directed by Matt August and choreographed by Bob Richard based on the original choreography by John DeLuca and originally created by three-time Tony Award winning director Jack O'Brien.Photo Credit: Dave Saffran/MSG Photos
The Grinch from Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical, was at the Knicks game Sunday afternoon. He shot baskets, met fans and players (including James White and Ronnie Brewer), and promoted the show, which kicks off at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on December 13.
The Grinch poses with and New York Knick Tyson Chandler before Sunday's Knicks game.
The Grinch, star of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical, showed up courtside at the Knicks game and poses with Chris Copeland. The mean and scheming Grinch was there to hear Abigail Shapiro, who plays Cindy-Lou Who, sing the national anthem and promote the show.
Kurt Thomas with the Grinch from Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical before the Knicks game on Sunday.