Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Patrick Page to play The Grinch
Patrick Page is to play The Grinch in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! ï¿½ The Musical, which will open at the Hilton Theatre on 18 Nov 2006, following previews from 25 Oct and playing through to 7 Jan 2007.
Patrick Page's Broadway credits include playing 'Scar' in The Lion King, Brutus in Julius Caesar (2005), Lumiere in The Beauty and the Beast (1994) and The Kentucky Cycle (1993).
In Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! ï¿½ 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.'
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.
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! ï¿½ The Musical has book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin and will be directed by Matt August and choreographed by John DeLuca.
The musical is being produced on Broadway by Running Subway Prods. The musical will play 12 performances a week - eight of them at the weekend. This unusual performance scheduled has been ageed with the Trade Unions. Broadway shows usually only play 8 performances per week
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