Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Plays final performance

The Broadway musical Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! � The Musical, plays its final performance tonight. The show played 22 previews and 106 regular performances.

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! � The Musical opened at the Hilton Theatre on 18 Nov 2006, following previews from 25 Oct, for a limited engagement, runing through to 7 Jan 2007.

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 Co-starred Patrick Page, who played the Grinch and John Cullum who played Old Max. Rusty Ross made his Broadway debut as Young Max.

The cast also featured Caitlin Belcik as Annie Who, Nicole Bocchi as Cindy-Lou Who, Aaron Conley as Boo Who, James Du Chateau as Danny Who, Eamon Foley as Danny Who, Kaitlin Hopkins as Mama Who, Libby Jacobson as Betty Who, Caroline London as Cindy-Lou Who, Michael McCormick as Grandpa Who, Malcolm Morano as Boo Who, Jan Neuberger as Grandma Who, Heather Tepe as Annie Who, Price Waldman as Papa Who and Brynn Williams as Betty Who.

The Little Who ensemble was comprised of Jahaan Amin, Kevin Csolak, Antonio D'Amato, Danielle Freid, Brianna Gentilella, Sky Jarrett, Jess Le Protto, Daniel Manche, Kate Micha, Jillian Mueller, Nikki Rose, Molly Ryan, Rafael Luis Tillis (swing), Corwin Tuggles, Kelley Rock Wiese and Lawson Young (swing), while the adult ensemble will feature Janet Dickinson, Andre Garner, Amy Griffin (swing), Kurt Kelly (swing), Josie Roberts, William Ryall, Jeff Skowron and Pearl Sun.

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 was produced on Broadway by Running Subway Prods.

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