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A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul and Joseph Robinette

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A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story




A new musical based on the 1983 film of the same name, based on short stories by Jean Shepherd.


Story:

Ralph "Ralphie" Parker only wants a Red Ryder BB Gun with a compass in the stock and this thing which tells time for Christmas, but his mother, teacher or the mall santa all think he'll "shoot his eye out" if he gets one.


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Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Benj Pasek

Lyricist

Composer and Lyricist
Justin Paul

Librettist

Librettist
Joseph Robinette



  • Premiere
  • 1983 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Lunt Fontanne Theatre
Opening Night
Nov 19, 2012
Total Performances
51
Original Cast
Dan Lauria, John Bolton, Zac Ballard, Erin Dilly, Caroline O'Connor, Eddie Korbich, Tia Altinay, John Babbo, Charissa Bertels, Grace Capeless, Zoe Considine, Andrew Cristi, Mathew deGuzman, Thay Flloyd, George Franklin, Nick Gaswirth, Mark Ledbetter, Jose Luaces, Jack Mastrianni, Mara Newbery, Lindsay O'Neil, Sarah Min-Kyung Park, J.D. Rodriguez, Analise Scarpaci, Lara Seibert, Jeremy Shinder, Luke Spring, Beatrice Tulchin, and Kirsten Wyatt
Director
John Rando
Choreographer
Warren Carlyle
Producer
Gerald Goehring, Roy Miller, Michael F. Mitri, Pat Flicker Addiss, Peter Billingsley, Timothy Laczynski, Mariano Tolentino Jr., Louise H. Beard, Michael Filerman, Scott Hart, Alison Eckert, Bob Bartner, Michael Jenkins, Angela Milonas and Bradford W. Smith; Produced with permission of Warner Bros.Theatre Ventures, Inc. and Dalfie Entertainment, Inc.
Musical Director
Ian Eisendrath
Orchestrations
Larry Blank
Scenic Design
Walt Spangler
Costume Design
Elizabeth Hope Clancy
Lighting Design
Howell Binkley
Sound Design
Ken Travis

1983 Film Version

Movie Name
A Christmas Story
Type
Non-Musical
Director
Bob Clark
Screenplay
Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown, Bob Clark
Starring
Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Peter Billingsley, Scott Schwartz, Jean Shepherd, Ian Petrella, Tedde Moore, R.D. Robb, Zack Ward, Yano Anaya, Jeff Gillen





CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
Original Film Soundtrack


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


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2013 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Score

2013 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - John Bolton
Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Book of a Musical
Outstanding Orchestrations

2013 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

Outstanding New Broadway Musical
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Dan Lauria

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