How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Based on the story by Dr. Seuss


Old Globe Theatre

(San Diego, CA)
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) is pleased to announce the five Providence public elementary schools that have been selected to participate in the 2019 - 2020 Disney Musicals in Schools program. The program is an initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Group to create sustainable theater programs in public elementary schools. The five schools include:  
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
Remember how that movie 'Elf' starring Will Ferrell made you laugh? And how heartwarming it was? Well, 'Elf' is also a Broadway musical, and it's coming to The Media Theatre this holiday season (November 13-January 12). Christian Ryan directs and choreographs. Ben Kapilow is Resident Music Director.
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
NBC is sledding into the holiday season with lineup full of spectacular perennial and annual specials that accentuate an 'Oh, What Fun' spirit only a broadcast network can bring into the most festive months of the year.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
With 200 singers, dancers and musicians donning 6,000 costumes under a winter wonderland of falling snow and singing more than 45 holiday songs, The Magic of Christmas starring The Young Americans ( returns to the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, December 6 a?" 15. The Young Americans performance company tour the world bringing the performing arts into schools to empower and inspire entire communities. In a limited engagement, three international touring casts along with students from the Corona, CA-based, fully accredited, The Young Americans College of Performing Arts come together to stage the high-energy The Magic of Christmas, Southern California's longest-running holiday extravaganza.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Growing Up Broadway in Switched: Current and Former Broadway Kids Trade Places! on Thursday, June 27th at 9:30 PM.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Nov 28, 2019
The Grinch discovers there's more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming and hilarious musical, based on Dr. Seuss' hugely popular best-selling books made famous by the film adaptions.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
The Paley Center for Media will welcome back its classic holiday tradition PaleyLand, starting December 7, 2019 through January 4, 2020. Visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to create magical holiday memories while engaging in a special Instagram moment in a whimsical candy cane forest, a fun and sparkling winter wonderland, and a recreated scene from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; playing holiday-themed video games and VR; enjoying craft activities and games; warming up with hot cocoa; viewing beloved holiday TV classics including the most cherished Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Three Kings specials on the big screen; and visiting with Santa! Admission is free for all, and no appointment is necessary.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2019
Today's top stories: Katharine McPhee returns to Waitress, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
16 year old Julia Lipsztein, a young American and daughter of Brazilians, is the force behind the upcoming benefit concert 'Songs for the World', coming up on January 28, 2020, at NYC's famous Broadway nightclub, Feinstein's 54 Below in support of the BrazilFoundation.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Badiene Magaziner will present and host a Benefit on November 25, 2019 at Feinstein's/54Below for the AJ Project. The AJ Project was founded by Christine Perrelli in memory of her son, AJ Perrelli. AJ, a professional dancer, singer, and actor, passed away from an unexpected head injury at the age of 26. AJ toured with The Village People, performing the role of The Cowboy throughout the country. He had just completed his run and trained Jim Newman to take over, while he stepped in as stand-by for The Construction Worker and The Cowboy. a?oeI was teaching Nick Perrelli, AJ's brother, at the time. Nick was also a gifted singer who had performed on 'THE X FACTOR.' We were all devastated when we heard the tragic news.a??
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
BroadwayWorld Critics' Pick and StageSceneLA Award-winner Scott Dreier, star of last season's acclaimed hit Doris and Me, will return to The Colony Theatre in Burbank with his holiday concert, The Merry Little Christmas Show, for two performances only. Along with special guest Kurtis Simmons and music director Andy Langham, Dreier will perform on Sunday, December 15, at 3pm and 6pm.
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) announced today that the recipients of NATPE's 17th Annual Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award are award-winning actress Christine Baranski, ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke, prolific television creator, producer and writer Courtney A. Kemp, President of NBCUniversal's Telemundo Global Studios, Marcos Santana, and Chairman, WarnerMedia News and Sports & President, CNN Worldwide Jeff Zucker. They will receive the prestigious award during the NATPE Miami 2020 convention during a dinner gala on January 22, 2020, at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach. The dinner, with its A-list attendees, benefits the NATPE Educational Foundation, with a portion going to the Broadcasters Federation of America (BFOA). Bob Holmes is returning as Executive Producer of the show.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
The Old Globe's 22nd annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! opens Friday, November 15 at 7:00 p.m. The holiday musical will run through December 29 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews began November 10. The Grinch is directed by James Vásquez, 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.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Nov 15, 2019
BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue highlights her top festive picks around Glasgow and Edinburgh this Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman announces the Los Angeles premiere of Ann - written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein from May 27 to June 28, 2020, and the on-sale of tickets for The Father, written by Florian Zeller and starring Alfred Molina, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, from February 5 to March 1, 2020.
by Andrea Stephenson - Nov 14, 2019
Who's ready for some great holiday entertainment? There are so many great shows to see during the holiday season. If you need a break from all the holiday craziness and a chance to laugh until your cheeks hurt, hop on over to Open Stage for Who's Holiday. Who's Holiday, by Matthew Lombardo, is not your typical Christmas play. It is a show with only one actor. It answers the age-old question of what happens to characters after the original story ends. Told by Cindy Lou Who, it is the story of what happened to her after the Grinch's famous redemption in How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The story is told in typical Seussian rhyme. Rachel Landon will be taking on the role of Cindy Lou at Open Stage, and she took some time to talk to us about Who's Holiday, directed by Stuart Landon, opening on November 16th.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
It's beginning to look a lot like Broadway at the Irving Arts Center as MainStage Irving-Las Colinas returns with their second annual holiday fundraiser, HAVE YOURSELF A BROADWAY LITTLE CHRISTMAS. Get ready to deck the hall with your favorite local performers, because this cheerful winter concert is even bigger and better than before.
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Coming off the incredibly strong performance of its “31 Nights of Halloween” programming, Freeform kicks the holidays into high gear with the announcement of the beloved “25 Days of Christmas” lineup beginning on DEC. 1. As the go-to network for holiday-themed original content and beloved classics, this year's festive lineup includes the premieres of Freeform original feature “Ghosting: The Spirit of Christmas,” with “The Bold Type” star Aisha Dee and “The Guest Book”'s Kimiko Glenn, airing WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4, at 9:00 p.m. EST/PST. “Good Trouble” will air a two-hour holiday episode on MONDAY, DEC. 16, at 9:00 p.m. EST/PST, with the full cast of “The Fosters” guest starring. Additionally, the network will debut the timeless Christmas classics of Rankin-Bass with “Frosty the Snowman” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” on FRIDAY, DEC. 6, at 8:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. EST/PST, respectively. Adding some friendly competition to your Christmas cheer, back-to-back installments of Freeform original holiday series “Wrap Battle” will air on MONDAYS at 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. EST/PST, with the finale airing MONDAY, DEC. 9. Freeform also released its first-ever “25 Days of Christmas” jingle, featuring Freeform Santa and “Good Trouble” star Emma Hunton. Check out the music video with one of the catchiest Christmas song this holiday season here.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Houston Symphony Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada and CEO/Executive Director John Mangum, holder of the Margaret Alkek Williams Chair, announced the details of the 2020a?"21 season, Orozco-Estrada's seventh as music director. Orozco-Estrada and the Houston Symphony enter the next decade of music-making with works by Beethoven, in honor of his  250th birthday celebration; new music from contemporary composers; Symphony Specials with pianists Lang Lang and Leif Ove Andsnes; solo performances from Concertmaster Yoonshin Song and other Houston Symphony musicians; and a new, three-year Artistic Partnership with legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
MTC Music Academy presents a 5 week Vocal Masterclass featuring intensive technique coaching with Founder and Voice Teacher, Tegan Miller, as well as expert input from rest of the creative team, Music Director, Assaf Gleizner (Office the Musical) and Rep Coach, Andre Catrini (Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit). The classes will also include handpicked, personalized audition material for each student and a showcase for two Casting Directors, Holly Buzcek (HDB Casting/Wojcik/Seay Casting) and Alison Franck (Franck Casting), as well as the creative team. In this showcase, actors will present their new material and receive live, constructive feedback.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
The 13th season of New York Theatre Barn's signature New Works Series will launch on Monday, February 3rd, 2020, with exclusive pre-premieres of the new musicals Johnny & the Devil's Box and Burned. New York Theatre Barn serves as a home for new musicals during incubation.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Florida Repertory Theatre has announced the opening of the Tony Award-winning best musical, 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder,' to continue its 22nd season in the Fort Myers River District. Playing February 14 to March 4 in the Historic Arcade Theatre, the run includes four nearly sold-out preview performances February 11-13.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020
BroadwayWorld has just learned that original Come From Away cast member Pearl Sun will fill in as 'Janice & Others' in Broadway's Come From Away, January 7 through March 29. Sun takes over for Emily Walton, who departs the production to star in Darling Grenadine.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
The Green Room 42 will welcome back critically acclaimed musical theatre composer/ lyricist Michael Mott in a one-night only BroadwayCon pop up concert of his original material. Michael Mott & Friends plays Saturday, January 25th at 9:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Hurricane Diane, the new unconventional, Obie Award-winning comedy from Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeleine George (The Sore Loser, The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2020
PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency serving people and pets in need, has announced a one night only benefit event a?" Barrett Foa Has Friends! a?" on Monday, February 24, at 8pm. This very special evening of cabaret at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood will feature performances by Foa and some of his most talented friends, including Broadway favorites Laura Bell Bundy, Alex Ellis, Carly Hughes, Chris Mann, and Adam Pascal, with more to be announced. Musical director is Doug Peck, Andrew Carlberg is producer, and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the presenting sponsor.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
The Old Globe's Annual Meeting was held on Monday, February 3, 2020 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Board Chair Nicole A. Clay welcomed the members of The Old Globe Board of Directors along with donors, subscribers, and guests, and announced the newly elected Directors serving three-year terms. Globe senior staff members presented highlights of the 2019 fiscal year, and Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and Managing Director Timothy J. Shields spoke about the future of the Globe and its place in the San Diego community.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Full casting is announced today for the new spectacular production of Zorro The Musical which will run at the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester from 14 March a?" 18 April 2020, with opening night for press on 18 March, directed by Christian Durham. The show will be brought to life by a cast including Antony Costa as Garcia, Alex Gibson-Giorgio as Ramon, Emma Kingston as Luisa, Genevieve Nicole as Inez, Kit Orton as Don Alejandro and Benjamin Purkiss as the masked hero, Zorro. The cast is completed by Ajjaz Awad, Amy Bastani, Isobel Bates, Ben Boskovic, Maxwell Griffin, Matthew Heywood, Jessica Pardoe, Thomas Ping, Seren Sandham-Davies and Stylianos Thomadakis.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency serving people and pets in need, will present a one night only benefit event - Barrett Foa Has Friends! - on Monday, February 24, at 8pm. This very special evening of cabaret at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood will feature performances by Foa and some of his most talented friends, including Broadway favorites Alex Ellis, Carly Hughes, Chris Mann, and Adam Pascal. Also, music group The Levenbirds have been set to make a special appearance. Musical director is Doug Peck, Andrew Carlberg is producer, and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the presenting sponsor.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
a?oeConjunction Junction, What's Your Function?a?? These five little words and all the catchy, jazzy tunes and tales from Schoolhouse Rock taught millions of kids, camped out in front of the television set every Saturday morning from 1973 to 1985 the fundamentals of math, grammar, science, and history. Schoolhouse Rock Live! features 21 of the best songs from the original series and is a must see for youth and families and every fan of a?oea certain agea?? who wants to relive this beloved, pop culture sensation.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Dot-Marie Jones (Glee, Rock of Ages) in 'WEIRD! THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT!' for one night only on March 22, 2020 at 9:30pm. Weird! The Musical is a new original musical based on the popular books, The Weird Series by Erin Frankel & Paula Heaphy, which tells one story of bullying from three different female perspectives, one who is being bullied, a bystander, and the one using bullying behavior.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
The Old Globe's 2020 Summer Season brings to Balboa Park an extraordinarily talented group of artists who will delight audiences with their unique takes on four great works of theatre. The season incudes a classic American musical, a new adaptation of a 20th century thriller, and two of Shakespeare's masterworks on our outdoor stage.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Tony® and Emmy Award winner Lillias White returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Cabaret Series with an autobiographical show filled with musical highlights from her life and career January 23 - 25, 2020 in Samueli Theater. With her powerhouse voice and exuberant stage presence, White has won accolades for her show-stopping performances on the Broadway stage, on television and in films. The New York Times declared, 'Lillias White is a singer who makes the most challenging vocal feats look almost easy.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
The Annenberg Center and NextMove Dance present PHILADANCO's eagerly anticipated holiday tradition, Xmas Philes. A highlight of PHILADANCO's 50th Anniversary season, these performances mark the first time the full production has returned to the Annenberg Center after its commissioning and premiere in 2000, under the inspirational leadership of PHILADANCO's executive and artistic director Joan Myers Brown. Xmas Philes pairs PHILADANCO's colorful contemporary dance with popular Christmas songs, with choreography by Daniel Ezralow (How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Festive, joyous and spiritual, Xmas Philes is uplifting holiday entertainment for all ages and faiths. With a tapestry of holiday music, Xmas Philes mixes traditional and contemporary versions of holiday classics in a modern dance setting with Hollywood flavor. Wacky, funny, and somewhat ironic, Xmas Philes lifts spirits with hilariously memorable moments.
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
NBC (4.546 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) was the adults 18-49 champ on a competitive Tuesday with its mix of 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' (5.300 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1), 'How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming' (3.873 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3), 'The Voice' (6.390 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) and 'Making It' (2.660 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10).
by TV News Desk - Dec 31, 2019
NBC has won the primetime ratings week of Dec. 23-29 among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, total viewers and every other key ratings category, according to “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Hundreds of San Diego families will enjoy the family-friendly and supportive environment for children and adults on the autism spectrum and with other special needs, along with local San Diego support organizations. Globe spokespersons include Director of Arts Engagement Freedome Bradley-Ballentine and the Globe's autism advisor, UCSD professor Lisa Porter. They will be happy to discuss the Globe's efforts to once again share the magic of theatre with all of San Diego with sensory-friendly performances.
by E.H. Reiter - Dec 28, 2019
A holiday trip backstage of DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! at The Old Globe.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
After receiving 5 out of 5 rainbows from BroadwayWorld Review for the sold out /standing room only run of WITCH PERFECT earlier this fall season, Miss Comedy Queen 2019, Tina Burner,  returns to Club Cumming with her all new cabaret show a?oeHow the Bitch Stole Christmas.a?? 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Broadway vets, Danette Holden, who was last seen in Sacramento as Kitty in The Drowsy Chaperone and in New York City in the acclaimed Off-Broadway production of Cagney, the Musical and Kevin Csolak, currently in Ivo Van Hove's new West Side Story as Arab hitting the Broadway stage December 10th in previews and who just completed shooting Steven Spielberg's reboot of West Side Story as Diesel hosted the 2019 Stangl Stage Cabaret, Hunterdon's Brightest, Home for the Holidays charity event this past Saturday, November 30th at the historic Stangl Stage. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
The Old Globe today announced it will present the seventh annual Powers New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by some of the most exciting voices writing for the American theatre today, playing January 10a?'12, 2020. Playwrights include Chad Beckim, Jiréh Breon Holder, Tony Meneses, and Karen Zacarías; directors include Shelley Butler, Edward Torres, and James Vásquez.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL is currently on the road with engagements in Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto and more. Let's see what the critics have to say!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 13, 2019
Ed Dixon, Drama Desk winner, Helen Hayes winner, star of countless Broadway shows returned to The Green Room 42 with the world premiere of his new one man show, SHOW STORIES.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
The Old Globe has some great ideas to simplify your holiday shopping this year! Might we suggest tickets? Season tickets or a gift certificate, or take your nearest and dearest to either of our great family-friendly holiday shows: our 22nd annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, a San Diego multigenerational tradition, or the world premiere of Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show, both playing through December 29! Then head to the Globe's Helen Edison Gift Shop and choose from a fabulous assortment of theatrical and Seussian treasures to make your heart grow three sizesa?"and solve all your shopping crises.
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
NBC has averaged a 1.3 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.8 million viewers overall for the primetime week of Dec. 2-8, according to “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research. That places NBC #2 for the week in adults 18-49 behind only Fox, which was boosted by high-rated football coverage on both Thursday and Saturday nights.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
West Side Story is officially in previews on Broadway! The new production is directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove; and for the first time ever in the United States, will feature all-new choreography by the internationally acclaimed Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker. West Side Story will begin previews on December 10, 2019 and open February 6th, 2020 at the Broadway Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
On Wednesday December 18th at 7pm, many of your favorite Lost Nation Theater artists will gather to present dramatic readings of stories, poems, & song from around the world. The return of the light and the peaceful magic of this winter season is heralded in tales from a host of different traditions.