A miserly and miserable, ever-so-cantankerous Grinch has observed the despicable Christmas joy of the Whos with disdain, from a distance, for decades. Enough! In this CTC holiday favorite, filled with music and Seussian rhymes, he plots the greatest heist imaginable—stealing the very thing they love the most! Until, that is, the smallest of the Whos, tiny Cindy Lou, extends a hand. Through the combination of kindness and community, we witness not only a change in the course of Who-History, but the size and capacity of the old green guy’s heart.
Based on the book How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
Book and Lyrics by Timothy Mason
Music by Mel Marvin
Directed by Peter C. Brosius
A Children’s Theatre Company Original Production
Two hours with one 20 minute intermission
Best enjoyed by
UnitedHealth Group Stage
Available for children 3 years and younger
“When composer Mel Marvin and I were writing this musical adaptation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas nearly 30 years ago, we were aware that we’d been entrusted with the genius of Dr. Seuss and his irrepressible spirit,” said Bookwriter and Lyricist Timothy Mason. “We wanted the Seuss to shine through. It’s one of the great joys of our lives to know that children who saw the Grinch at the Children’s Theatre all those years ago are now bringing their own kids to see this show, and that for them and many others his spirit does indeed live on right here on this stage.”
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We couldn’t be more excited to announce our 2023-2024 Season! There are seven phenomenal shows to keep your family entertained, engaged, and creating lifelong memories you’ll cherish forever!
This season there’s gonna be lots of knife juggling, frog-jumping, food flying, clack-clack-clacking, and courageous decision-making. Oh, and the entire alphabet will bubble up and explode LIVE ON STAGE.
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