Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at St. James Theatre fom 1 Nov 07- 6 Jan 08

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! � The Musical, which had its Broadway premiere from 25 Oct 2006 - 7 Jan 2007 at the Hilton Theatre, returns to Broadway for the holiday season.

The musical will run at the St James Theatre from 1 Nov 2007 - 6 Jan 2008. No casting details have been announced for the production.

With the news that Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! � The Musical will play at the St James Theatre, it is now known that Mel Brook's Young Frankenstein will not open there as originlly scheduled.

It is now rumored that Young Frankenstein will open at the Hilton Theatre later this year, replacing Boublil and Schonberg's The Pirate Queen, which is predicted to close early after receiving very poor reviews.

In Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! � The Musical, a Christmas hating Grinch steals all the xmas toys and decorations from the Christmas loving Who's family. As the musical unfolds both the Grinch and the Who's learn the true meaning of Chriatmas. The show includes two songs from the 1966 Grinch film: 'You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch' and 'Welcome Christmas.'

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! � The Musical has book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin and was directed by Matt August and choreographed by John DeLuca.

Set design was by John Lee Beatty, with costumes by Robert Morgan, lighting by Pat Collins and sound by Acme Sound Partners.

The musical has been playing during the Christmas holidays at The Old Globe Theater in San Diego for the last 8 years. The show was conceived and created by Jack O'Brien, and is based on the 1957 christmas story by Dr. Seuss of the same name.

The musical will once again be produced on Broadway by Running Subway Prods.

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