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STAGE TUBE: Watch Paper Mill's 'Ralphie's Christmas Wish' - A CHRISTMAS STORY Short Film!

Paper Mill Playhouse just released its first ever short film to accompany its run of A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL this winter. Click below to watch "Ralphie's Christmas Wish", in which Ralphie grants Christmas wishes all over New Jersey!

Paper Mill's holiday show, A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL, based on the popular 1983 film, has a book by Joseph Robinette with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL will be directed by Brandon Ivie and choreographed by Mara Newbery Greer. A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from November 25, 2015, through January 3, 2016. The official press opening night is Sunday, November 29, at 7:00pm.

Ralphie wants only one thing for Christmas: an Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL is the hilarious account of Ralphie's desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas. Straight from Broadway‚ this musical captures holiday wonder with such deliciously wicked wit that it is sure to delight children and grown-ups alike. Bring the whole family‚ again and again. The holiday movie that the whole world loves comes to musical life.

A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL features a cast of Broadway veterans and amazing young talent. Judah Immanuel and Colton Maurer will share the role of Ralphie, a role they have each performed in previous productions. Judah Immanuel was featured in productions of The Secret Garden and Into the Woods. Colton Maurer (Mahwah, New Jersey), returns to Paper Mill Playhouse, where he appeared as a workhouse boy in Oliver! and performed in the Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for two years. Hudson Loverro (Randy) has performed in productions of Oliver! and Fiddler on the Roof. Also in the cast are Elena Shaddow (Mother), Ted Koch (Jean Shepherd), Danette Holden (Miss Shields), and Chris Hoch (The Old Man).

Rounding out the ensemble are: Kyle Nicholas Anderson, Jacob ben Widmar, Jillian Butler, Andrew Cristi, Madge Dietrich, Carlos Encinias, Marjorie Failoni, Ellie Fishman, Thay Floyd, Benjamin Howes, Karen Hyland, Charlie Johnson and Kirsten Wyatt. The children's ensemble includes: Laurel Caruso, Vincenzo Faruolo (Toms River, NJ), Parker James Fullmore, Ruby Griffin, Mackenzie Lewis, Anna McCarthy (Madison, NJ), Ryan McInnes, Gabriel Reis (Tenafly, NJ), Anthony Rosenthal, Dana Beth Steiner and Gavin Swartz.

A CHRISTMAS STORY will feature two purebred bloodhounds in the production. Pete and Lily (The Bumpus Hounds) were adopted and rescued by trainer and guardian William Berloni. Mr. Berloni recruited Pete and Lily for the original Broadway Production of A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL.

For tickets and more information, visit www.PaperMill.org.





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