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Bio:
Mel's long career as a composer includes scores for 30 musicals, 47 plays, and 3 operas. His musical Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas returned in 2019 for its yearly national tour, with two companies playing 11 cities in the U.S. and the U.K. Canceled for 2020 by the pandemic, The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Mel's long career as a composer includes scores for 30 musicals, 47 plays, and 3 operas. His musical Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas returned in 2019 for its yearly national tour, with two companies playing 11 cities in the U.S. and the U.K. Canceled for 2020 by the pandemic, The ... (read complete bio)
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by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2019

The Smith Center Is Home For The Holidays With Winter Shows For The Entire Family All Photo The Smith Center Is Home For The Holidays With Winter Shows For The Entire Family All Season Long
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 24, 2019

From the heartwarming story of the mean old Grinch to an evening of impressive moves by your TV favorites from So You Think You Can Dance, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is your holiday season headquarters for live entertainment with programming fit for the entire family. Tickets for the following engagements are on sale now at TheSmithCenter.com.

THE GRINCH Is Coming To Steal Christmas In Las Vegas! Photo THE GRINCH Is Coming To Steal Christmas In Las Vegas!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 21, 2019

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present the Las Vegas premiere of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical inside Reynolds Hall from Nov. 26 - Dec. 1, 2019, including a sensory-friendly performance on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 11 a.m.

The Old Globe Announces Cast and Creatives of DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRIST Photo The Old Globe Announces Cast and Creatives of DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 18, 2019

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 22nd annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The holiday musical will run November 10 a?' December 29 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center.

TINTYPES: A Musical Celebration Of America Comes To The Grange Theatre Photo TINTYPES: A Musical Celebration Of America Comes To The Grange Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 6, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Nominated for multiple Tony Awards, Tintypes is a collection of musical snapshots of America's last Age of Innocence prior to World War I. A wonderful blend of songs, patriotic, romantic, ragtime and popular, brings to life the Great American Songbook. Written by Gary Pearle, Mary Kyte, and Mel Marvin, Tintypes features classics such as 'The Yankee Doodle Boy,' 'Stars and Stripes Forever,' 'Meet Me in St. Louis,' 'America the Beautiful,' and 'You're a Grand Old Flag.'

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Comes to BroadwayHD Next Month Photo SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Comes to BroadwayHD Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2019

BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, is kicking off September with everyone dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock. Making its streaming premiere exclusively on BroadwayHD, Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller, an infectiously fun and riotous rock and roll time capsule of top 40 hits captured live-in-performance on Broadway will debut September 12 . Grammy Award winners Jerry Leiber and Michael Stoller wrote hit songs for great artists such a King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley, The Drifters, The Coasters and Peggy Lee. Subscribers can dance and sing-along to classics including: 'Jailhouse Rock,' 'Love Potion #9,' 'Hound Dog', 'On Broadway', 'Stand By Me' and other favorites. If swiveling your hips to the music of Smokey Joe's Cafe has you wanting more, continue your musical journey through the 1950s with the Best Musical Tony Award-winning performance of Memphis, featuring Tony Award-nominees Chad Kimball and Montego Glover, beginning September 26.

DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! On Sale At Miller Auditorium At Free 'Chri Photo DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! On Sale At Miller Auditorium At Free 'Christmas In July' Event!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 22, 2019

Come join us at Miller Auditorium, on the beautiful campus of Western Michigan University, for a fun FREE event on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate our ticket on-sale of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical.

BWW Review: TINTYPES Plays a Patriotic Tune at Porthouse Theatre/Kent State Universit Photo BWW Review: TINTYPES Plays a Patriotic Tune at Porthouse Theatre/Kent State University
by Roy Berko - Jul 7, 2019

It is reasonable, with the Cleveland Orchestra playing its annual 'Salute to America' at Blossom, just yards away, and POTUS going through what appears to be his childhood dream of having tanks, planes and fireworks light up the nation's capital for its birthday, that Porthouse Theatre get into the mood by staging 'Tintypes,' a musical revue with almost fifty patriot songs.

Old Globe Season Features World Premiere of ALMOST FAMOUS and More Photo Old Globe Season Features World Premiere of ALMOST FAMOUS and More
by Julie Musbach - Apr 26, 2019

The Old Globe's¬†2019‚Äď2020 Season includes three world premieres, five West Coast premieres, and a Tony Award‚Äďwinning production of an American masterwork.

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Comes to the UK on Tour Photo HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Comes to the UK on Tour
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2019

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical - the record-setting New York Christmas sensation - is to play a UK Tour in 2019, ahead of a Christmas season at The Lowry. Featuring the hit songs "You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch" and "Welcome Christmas", Max the Dog narrates the show, as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is 'two sizes too small', decides to steal Christmas away from the Holiday loving Whos. Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas!

ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival Returns For Season 3 Photo ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival Returns For Season 3
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2019

The ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival offers a season of live, professional musical theatre productions that run from August to October each year. Our Festival is modeled after the 'summer stock' tradition of staging shows: we use a resident company of actors and artists to create a series of musicals, with an all-new production presented every few weeks across our three-month season.

Anatomy Of A Showtune: Inside the Horrible, Horrendous Holiday History of 'You're A M Photo Anatomy Of A Showtune: Inside the Horrible, Horrendous Holiday History of 'You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch'
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 25, 2018

He really is a heel. He's as cuddly as a cactus and as charming as an eel. He's a bad banana with a greasy black peel. He's a monster. His heart's an empty hole. His brain is full of spiders. He's got garlic in his soul...

A Christmas #TBT With The 2007 Opening Night of THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS Photo A Christmas #TBT With The 2007 Opening Night of THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Dec 20, 2018

Christmas is almost here so we decided to spread some Christmas cheer with this week's #TBT! So once again our social media manager dove into the BroadwayWorld archives and found the Opening Night video of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! - The Musical from 2007! Watch the video below as a Patrick Page talks about starring as the famous Christmas grump and [Title of Show]'s Hunter Bell, who made his Broadway debut in the production! Enjoy the throwback video below!

BWW TV: Gavin Lee Gets Grinch-ified For HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! Photo BWW TV: Gavin Lee Gets Grinch-ified For HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 17, 2018

Two-time Tony Award¬ģ-nominated Broadway actor¬†Gavin Lee¬†steals Christmas this season in the title role of the Grinch in¬†Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. This limited holiday engagement runs at the Hulu Theater at¬†Madison Square Garden¬†through December 30, 2018. See a time lapse video of Gavin getting Grinch-ified below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Gavin Lee in HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! Photo BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Gavin Lee in HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 14, 2018

Two-time Tony Award¬ģ-nominated Broadway actor Gavin Lee¬†steals Christmas this season in the title role of the Grinch in Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. This limited holiday engagement¬†runs at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden through December 30, 2018.

VIDEO: First Look at HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS? at the Old Globe Photo VIDEO: First Look at HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS? at the Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2018

The Old Globe today presents the Globe's 21st annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!The holiday musical will run November 3 - December 29 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run November 3 - November 7. Opening night is Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. The Grinch isdirected by James Vasquez, with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin. The original production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! was conceived and directed by Jack O'Brien with additional lyrics by Theodor S. Geisel, additional music by Albert Hague, and original choreography by John DeLuca.

BWW Review: Marvelous Memories Arrive with CTC's HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Photo BWW Review: Marvelous Memories Arrive with CTC's HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Nov 14, 2018

Where will a holiday memory be made this season? Somewhere near Whoville staged at Children's Theatre Company (CTC)? The illustrious CTC opened their musical extravaganza' 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' penned by the iconic Dr. Seuss beginning in 1994, and reprises the production from last season. While Theo Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, created the story in 1957, CTC envisioned a production to touch any young heart despite the actual chronological age. The production's book and lyrics by Timothy Mason together with music by Mel Marvin continue to delight audiences these past 20 years since the musical's inception--and all the memories the production has created in that span of time through the years.

Kimmel Center Announces Holiday Programming And Community Service Opportunities This  Photo Kimmel Center Announces Holiday Programming And Community Service Opportunities This Season
by Julie Musbach - Nov 14, 2018

Spend the holiday season on the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus, with themed programming and family-friendly activities, including: returning favorites spanning rock, Gospel, jazz, and brass; treasured traditions from various Kimmel Center Resident Companies like the Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and The Philly POPS; and opportunities for holiday community service and city-wide celebrations.

Photo Flash: First Look at Children's Theatre Company's HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMA Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Children's Theatre Company's HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2018

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) presents Dr. Seuss's How The Grinch Stole Christmas!, running November 6, 2018 through January 6, 2019, based on the book How The Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss, with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason, music by Mel Marvin, choreographed by Linda Talcott Lee, and directed by Peter C. Brosius. Single tickets are now on sale and subscription packages are also available on our website.

The Old Globe Announces Casting of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! Photo The Old Globe Announces Casting of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 11, 2018

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 21st annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The holiday musical will run November 3 - December 29 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run November 3 - November 7. Opening night is Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. The Grinch is directed by James Vasquez, with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin. The original production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! was conceived and directed by Jack O'Brien with additional lyrics by Theodor S. Geisel, additional music by Albert Hague, and original choreography by John DeLuca.

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