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Joseph Robinette

 

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Productions

 
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Writing

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Joseph Robinette Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Joseph Robinette, A Christmas Story: The Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Book of a Musical
Joseph Robinette, A Christmas Story, The Musical

Joseph Robinette News

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL to be Presented at Pioneer Theatre Company in December Photo A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL to be Presented at Pioneer Theatre Company in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022

Pioneer Theatre Company, Utah‚Äôs premiere professional theatre, will present A Christmas Story, The Musical‚ÄĒthe Tony-nominated musical adaptation based on the 1983 film. The 2012 work was adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette, with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

Grand Prairie Arts Council to Present A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL in December Photo Grand Prairie Arts Council to Present A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2022

The Grand Prairie Arts Council will present A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL, with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, book by Joseph Robinette, and direction by Kevin Velasquez. The show runs December 2 - 11, 2022, at the Uptown Theater.

Gateway Center for Performing Arts Presents A CHRISTMAS STORY This Holiday Season Photo Gateway Center for Performing Arts Presents A CHRISTMAS STORY This Holiday Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

Gateway Center for Performing Arts (GCPA) opens their ninth MainStage season with the beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Story. Enjoy this heartwarming and hilarious story written by Jean Shepherd, adapted for the stage by playwright Joseph Robinette and composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (The Greatest Showman, Dear Evan Hansen).

Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL at Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire IL Photo Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL at Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire IL
by Tina St. Angelo Wetzel - Nov 11, 2022

What did our critic think of A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL at Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire IL?

CHARLOTTE'S WEB Returns to Philadelphia in Time For The Holiday Season Photo CHARLOTTE'S WEB Returns to Philadelphia in Time For The Holiday Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

The long-awaited return of Arden Children's Theatre will take place this holiday season, as the company brings the heart-warming story of a special friendship between a lovable pig and everyone's favorite spider to the stage. Charlotte's Web, adapted from E.B. White's beloved book by Joseph Robinette, comes to the F. Otto Haas Stage from December 7, 2022 through January 29, 2023.

A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL  Comes to the Encore Next Month Photo A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL Comes to the Encore Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2022

The Encore, Michigan’s award-winning, non-profit professional theatre company, is gearing up for the holidays with A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL.

Sutter Street Theater to Present Anne Of Green Gables in October Photo Sutter Street Theater to Present Anne Of Green Gables in October
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 1, 2022

Sutter Street Theatre will present Anne of Green Gables from October 8 through 31st on Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm. The production is directed by Allen Schmeltz.

Lewis Family Playhouse Announces 15th Season After Being Dark For Two Years Photo Lewis Family Playhouse Announces 15th Season After Being Dark For Two Years
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022

After being dark for over 2 years, Lewis Family Playhouse is excited to welcome you back to the theater for our 15th Season! We look forward to continuing our mission to engage, enrich and entertain our community through the performing arts.

Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Children's Theatre Series Lineup Photo Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Children's Theatre Series Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022

Florida Studio Theatre has announced the lineup for its four-show weekend Children's Theatre Series, bringing families together to explore the exciting and engaging world of the performing arts at an affordable price. From a heartwarming adaptation of Charlotte's Web to award-winning plays written by elementary school students from around the world, this year's lineup has something for children of all ages…and their favorite grownups.

Sutter Street Theater to Present DOROTHY MEETS ALICE in September Photo Sutter Street Theater to Present DOROTHY MEETS ALICE in September
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 28, 2022

The Sutter Street Theater will present Dorothy Meets Alice or The Wizard of Wonderland from September 3 ‚Äď September 25, on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00pm. The show features book and lyrics by Joseph Robinette, music by Karl Jurman, and will be directed by Mike Jimena. This performance is rated G ‚Äď fun for the entire family.

Joseph Robinette Videos

Broadway Rewind: A CHRISTMAS STORY Arrives on Broadway! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: A CHRISTMAS STORY Arrives on Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 23, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, when A Christmas Story was celebrating opening night on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where it played for 51 performances.

BWW TV: Celebrate A CHRISTMAS STORY's Anniversary With a Look Back at Opening Night! Videoplay
BWW TV: Celebrate A CHRISTMAS STORY's Anniversary With a Look Back at Opening Night!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2019

Ralphie is coming to the rescue because it's the the seventh anniversary of A Christmas Story The Musical coming to Broadway! To celebrate us counting down to Christmas, we're looking back at the show's opening night at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, with the official Broadway debut of the now Oscar, Tony, and Grammy-winning songwriting duo of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Check out this video to see the pair alongside John Bolton, Dan Lauria, Erin Dilly, and more!

VIDEO: On This Day, November 19- A CHRISTMAS STORY Brings Holiday Cheer to Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, November 19- A CHRISTMAS STORY Brings Holiday Cheer to Broadway

by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2018

A Christmas extravaganza, with plenty of dance to energize your holiday season! It's not sugarplums dancing in Ralphie's head; it's a Red Ryder air rifle! A Christmas Story, The Musical is a clever and humorous adaptation of the hit film that became an instant classic early 1980s and had everyone echoing 'You'll Shoot Your Eye Out!'

VIDEO: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Chat A CHRISTMAS STORY Tour, Live TV Special Videoplay
VIDEO: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Chat A CHRISTMAS STORY Tour, Live TV Special

by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the songwriting team behind A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL, as well as the smash-hit Tony Award Winner Dear Evan Hansen and the Academy Award-winning film La La Land, sat down with WABC Radio to discuss the upcoming 2017 National Tour of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL, and the live TV special presentation of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL airing on FOX this December. Check out the interview below!

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Animal Trainer Bill Berloni Tames Hounds in A CHRISTMAS STORY at Virginia Rep
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2016

Broadway dog trainer Bill Berloni isn't just a Tony Honoree - he's also a true animal lover. In the video below, learn more about his history training Broadway's most famous dogs, and how he brought Moose and Reba to the Virginia Repertory Theatre stage in A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL at Paper Mill
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents this year's holiday show, A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL, based on the popular 1983 film. A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL 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 tonight, November 25, 2015, through January 3, 2016. The official press opening night is Sunday, November 29, at 7:00pm. Click below to watch highlights for the show!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Paper Mill's 'Ralphie's Christmas Wish' - A CHRISTMAS STORY Short Film!
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2015

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!

STAGE TUBE: THE REAL KIDS of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Episode 2!
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2012

REAL HOUSEWIVES have some competition in THE REAL KIDS OF A CHRISTMAS STORY! Written and directed by JAKE WILSON, episode two features the kids behind A CHRISTMAS STORY: John Babbo, Zac Ballard, Grace Capeless, Zoe Considine, George Franklin, Jack Mastrianni, Sarah Min-Kyuang Park, Johnny Rabe, J.D. Rodrieguez, Analise Scarpaci, Jeremy Shinder, Luke Spring, Joe West, and Erin Dilly.

STAGE TUBE: THE REAL KIDS of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Episode 1!
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2012

REAL HOUSEWIVES have some competition in THE REAL KIDS OF A CHRISTMAS STORY! Featuring the kids behind A CHRISTMAS STORY - Johnny Rabe, John Babbo, Zac Ballard, Grace Capeless, Zoe Considine, George Franklin, Jack Matrianni, Sarah Min-Kyuang Park, Alexa Niziak, JR Rodriguez, Jeremy Shinder, Luke Spring and Joe West - with producer John Mara Jr. and Eddie Korbich (who plays 'Santa' in the show), the series kicked off with an introduction episode. View it below!

VIDEO: Cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY Performs on GMA
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 6, 2012

The cast of the Broadway musical A CHRISTMAS STORY sang a holiday medley of songs on yesterday's 'Good Morning America' on ABC. Check out the performance below!


Joseph Robinette Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Joseph Robinette written?
Joseph Robinette has written 1 shows including A Christmas Story, The Musical (Bookwriter).

What awards has Joseph Robinette been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A Christmas Story: The Musical and Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Christmas Story, The Musical .