A Christmas Story, The Musical on Tour


A CHRISTMAS STORY- THE MUSICAL Brings Holiday Fun to San Francisco Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) announced casting for the second show of its 2017-18 Mainstage Season A Christmas Story: The Musical. With music and lyrics by Tony- and Oscar-winning duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land) and a book by Joseph Robinette, A Christmas Story is based on the classic 1983 film of the same name. Susi Damilano will direct. (more...)

VIDEO: Say Cheese! New A CHRISTMAS STORY Promo Takes Us Inside Holiday Family Photos
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2017

See the brand-new promo for FOX's upcoming holiday television event, A Christmas Story Live! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief November 9th, 2017: THE BAND'S VISIT, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Nov 9, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE BAND'S VISIT, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and More! (more...)

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program present MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program opens their 2017-18 season with Shakespeare's timely classic: Macbeth. (more...)

BWW: Top Picks for November/December 2017
by Lauren Yarger - Nov 7, 2017

Connecticut Theaters Offers Many Selections This Holiday Season (more...)

James Bernard, James Lloyd Reynolds, Jennifer Hope Wills, Holly Ann Butler and More to Lead A CHRISTMAS STORY at Patchogue Theatre; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

For the first time ever, The Gateway brings your favorite holiday movie to life in A Christmas Story, The Musical at Patchogue Theatre, December 15 - 27 - the best new holiday musical that is sure to become a classic! (more...)

David Alan Grier, Ken Jeong & PRETTYMUCH Join FOX's A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Ken Jeong, David Alan Grier and PRETTYMUCH have joined the cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, airing Sunday, Dec. 17 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), on FOX. (more...)

Riverside Theatre presents A CHRISTMAS STORY This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Riverside Theatre for Kids, the educational arm of Riverside Theatre, presents the holiday musical, A Christmas Story, The Musical on December 8 & 9 and 15 & 16, 2017. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Serenbe's ROBIN HOOD Leads as Best New Work!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; MISTER TRICK & MRS TREAT Lead Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Rehearsal for KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 21, 2017

Kris Kringle The Musical, featuring Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods), and Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Tuck Everlasting, Newsies) and Kim Crosby (Into the Woods,Guys & Dolls) plays two performances, Friday, November 24 at 3PM and 8PM, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street, NYC). (more...)

VIDEO: Triple Dog-Dare You! Watch Teaser for A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

The most beloved Christmas movie of all-time, becomes the season's biggest television event. Don't miss A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE, DEC 17 at 7/6c on FOX and check out a new teaser below! (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY to Return to Cleveland Play House for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Everyone's favorite characters from Cleveland Street are back for their 10th production with Cleveland Play House (CPH) during the 2017 holiday season. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 19, 2017
by - Nov 19, 2017

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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; Goodspeed Leads as Best Professional Theater!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

VIDEO: Joshua Turchin Releases Holiday Song 'What's a Jew to Do on Christmas?'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Answering the age-old question of what Jewish children do on Christmas, 11-Year-Old BroadwayWorld Award-Winner Joshua Turchin has released the official video for his original single 'What's a Jew to Do on Christmas?' which will be available this holiday season on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, among other stations and distribution channels. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL Brings Heartwarming Nostalgia to Fulton Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre presents the holiday classic A Christmas Story, The Musical, now through December 31. Join Ralphie and friends as they bring the heartwarming nostalgia of this Christmas film to life on stage. WE TRIPLE DOG DARE YOU! (more...)

KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL with Cathy Rigby, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and More, Arrives at Town Hall Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

A friendly reminder that KRIS KRINGLE The Musical, featuring Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods), and Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Tuck Everlasting, Newsies) and Kim Crosby (Into the Woods,Guys & Dolls) plays two performances, Friday, November 24 at 3PM and 8PM, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street, NYC). (more...)

EXCLUSIVE Photo: Matthew Broderick, Maya Rudolph in FOX's A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Below, BWW shares an exclusive first look at rehearsals for FOX's live musical event, A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, airing Sunday, Dec. 17 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (more...)

Photo Flash: Matthew Broderick & More in A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! Character Portraits
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

FOX has shared all-new character portraits from their upcoming live musical event, A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, airing Sunday, Dec. 17 on FOX. Check them out below! (more...)

Dramatic Publishing Company Nabs Rights to Molly Smith Metzler's CRY IT OUT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Dramatic Publishing Company today announced its acquisition of the insightful comedy Cry it Out by Molly Smith Metzler, a Los Angeles-based playwright and screenwriter. (more...)

Jocelyn Bioh's SCHOOL GIRLS, OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY Begins Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

MCC Theater presents the second show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere of School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play, written by 2017-18 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Jocelyn Bioh, and directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman. A friendly reminder that School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play begins previews at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) tonight, November 1, 2017. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/9/2017
by - Dec 9, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/9/2017. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Serenbe Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; LES MIZ Leads Best Touring!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; SIDE SHOW Leads Best Ensemble!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE Talks Rehearsals and More!
by Maeve Riley - Dec 7, 2017

To celebrate the launch of A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! FOX constructed a larger than life icon from the original film - the leg lamp!! A 20' tall replica of the leg lamp and crate was dropped at The Grove to kick off the holiday season on Black Friday! Shoppers and fans had an opportunity to take their photo with the lamp as well as receive a free cup of hot cocoa and a pair of 'Ralphie' glasses. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for THE THING WITH FEATHERS at The Barrow Group
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The Barrow Group Theatre Company, recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, continues their 2017-2018 season with the World Premiere of The Thing with Feathers, a play by Scott Organ. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes at A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE Today on BWW's Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

In a festive kickoff to the season, Fox's A Christmas Story Live! presents the 12 GIFs of Christmas, a Twitter campaign that asks followers to share a fun holiday GIF to support Toys for Tots in the lead up to the December 17th broadcast of A Christmas Story Live! on Fox. (more...)

BROADWAY BEYOND LOUISVILLE Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL at The Aronoff Center
by Taylor Clemons - Dec 7, 2017

The classic holiday comedy is now a big, brassy, and ultimately heartwarming Broadway musical. (more...)


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Listen to All-New Pasek & Paul Song from A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2017

Bebe Rexha will open Sunday's broadcast of A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! with a performance of this new song, Count on Christmas. The song was written specifically for the live musical event by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Tony Award winners for the musical Dear Evan Hansen, and lyricists of La La Land's Academy Award-winning song, City of Stars. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

From Book to Film to Stage to TV - BWW Traces the Journey of A CHRISTMAS STORY!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 15, 2017

As we eagerly await the broadcast of A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, airing this Sunday, December 17th at 7/6c on FOX, BWW takes a look back at the origins of this classic holiday tale, from book, to movie, to stage to television! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Hugh Jackman Get Ready for THE GREATEST SHOWMAN's Live Commercial!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century FOX Film are teaming up to present the first-ever live television commercial for a feature film. Holiday tentpole 'The Greatest Showman' will debut a live, two-and-a-half minute commercial during the network's upcoming three-hour live musical event, A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, airing Sunday, Dec. 17 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! Original Soundtrack Out 12/18; Full Track List Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The official cast recording for A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, featuring music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul will be available on December 18th. The album is now available for pre-order! (more...)

Special Debut of the Month - A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE's 'Ralphie' - Andy Walken
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 14, 2017

After a nationwide digital casting call, 11-year-old Andy Walken, from Seattle, WA, has been cast in the role of 'Ralphie Parker,' the lead character in FOX's live musical event, A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! In a special edition of 'Debut of the Month', Walken speaks with BWW about making his musical television debut! (more...)

BWW Interview: A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!'s Marc Platt Talks New Music, Live Audience & More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Today BWW spoke to A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE's executive producer about this exciting, new musical production! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 13, 2017
by - Dec 13, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: First Listen - Bebe Rexha Sings New Pasek & Paul Song from A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and Warner Horizon announced today that singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha will open A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! with a performance of the new song Count on Christmas. A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! airs Sunday, Dec. 17 (7:00-10:00 ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Check out Bebe Rexha in the studio recording 'Count on Christmas'! (more...)

GREATEST SHOWMAN Will Air First-Ever Live Theatrical Commercial During A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Holiday Tentpole The Greatest Showman To Unveil Grand-Scale Commercial LIVE. During Three-Hour Live Musical Event A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, Sunday, December 17, on FOX. (more...)

VIDEO: Ana Gasteyer & More Go Behind-The-Scenes of FOX's A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Inspired by A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, FOX is creating the Greatest GIFt - each day, a new GIFt will post, leading up to the Sunday, Dec. 17 premiere, encouraging fans to share it with their friends and family. Every time the GIFt is shared, FOX will donate a dollar to Toys For Tots, up to $20,000. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 12, 2017
by - Dec 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL Opens Tonight at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

From the songwriting team behind the smash hit Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen and the Academy Award-winning film La La Land, A Christmas Story, The Musical, brings the beloved classic movie to life, opening tonight, December 12, at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre running through December 17, as part of the 2017-2018 M&T Bank Broadway Season presented by RBTL and Albert Nocciolino. (more...)

Raise Money For Toys For Tots With FOX's A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

In a festive kickoff to the season, Fox's A Christmas Story Live! presents the 12 GIFs of Christmas, a Twitter campaign that asks followers to share a fun holiday GIF to support Toys for Tots in the lead up to the December 17th broadcast of A Christmas Story Live! on Fox. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; IN THE HEIGHTS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; LES MIS Leads Best Touring Production!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL Brings in the Season at the Murat Theatre
by The Marriage Matinee - Dec 1, 2017

This season of festivities feels incomplete without the iconic phrase, You'll shoot your eye out, kid! It would seem impossible to improve upon the cinematic genius that brought that phrase into vogue, but A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL has proven that wrong. (more...)

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