GRINCH TO STEAL CHRISTMAS IN ST. LOUIS!
Broadway’s #1 Holiday hit comes to
Peabody Opera House
December 7 – 18, 2011
Tickets on sale Friday, July 29, at 10 a.m.!
ST. LOUIS - Big League Productions presents the critically acclaimed, record-breaking Broadway production Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical at Peabody Opera House during the 2011 holiday season. The classic, whimsical tale will enchant audiences for 21 performances only in St. Louis, Wednesday, December 7 through Sunday, December 18.
The Grinch has broken box office attendance records for two consecutive years on Broadway during its limited holiday engagements at the St. James (2007) and Hilton (2006) theatres in New York. Thousand of families have been delighted by this heart-warming holiday musical, which The New York Times praised as “100 times better than any bedside story.”
Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical, presented by Scottrade features the hit songs "You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch" and "Welcome Christmas” from the original animated series. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is "two sizes too small," decides to steal Christmas away from the Holiday loving Whos. Magnificent sets (John Lee Beatty) and costumes (Robert Morgan) inspired by Dr. Seuss’ original illustrations help transport audiences to the whimsical world of Whoville, while the Music and Book of Mel Marvin and Timothy Mason breathe new life into this timeless story of the true meaning of Christmas. The 2010 production is directed by Matt August and choreographed by Bob Richard based on the original choreography by John DeLuca and originally created by 3-time Tony Award® winning director, Jack O’Brien. Stefan Karl, star of Nickelodeon’s LazyTown (Robbie Rotten) will enchant audiences of all ages as the Grinch.
Coming in December 2011, Peabody Opera House welcomes The Grinch as part of its inaugural season. Ticket prices range from $25 - $62. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 29, at 10 a.m. Tickets are available at the Scottrade Center Box Office, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online at Ticketmaster.com. For disabled seating, call 314-622-5420.
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Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical Performance Schedule
Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 9, at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 11, at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 16, at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 17, at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 18, at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.