With the Thanksgiving holiday officially over with for the year, it’s time for the Broadway world to get in the Christmas spirit. Based on the recent announcements of the week, the city of New York is ready for the holidays and already in the Christmas Spirit. One of the most notable Christmas productions to kick off this holiday season is A Christmas Story The Musical. The play is based off the hit 1983 hit film of the same night. As one of the most popular Christmas movies of all times has officially launched on the Broadway stage as of this week and will run through the 30th of December. Tickets to see the musical adaptation of this comedic holiday tale are now available to the public.
Those looking for another opportunity to see a comedic take on the holiday season, will want to check out another movie to musical adaptation with the Broadway production of Elf. This Broadway show is based off the hit Will Ferrell comedy of the same name and follows the story of Buddy the Elf; an orphan human who grows up thinking he is an elf until he travels to New York City in search of his biological father. This production is now running at Al Hirschfield Theatre and will run through January 6th so those who want tickets to this family-friendly musical experience.
Another family-friendly production for theatre-goers to consider is Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. The Broadway will be performing at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden and will feature the tale told in the beloved original children’s book. The production announced this week that tickets are now officially on sale for the 2012 play show times. However, the show will only run from December 13th-December 30th so those who are looking to see the production live will want to act quickly when getting their tickets.
Broadway holiday productions aren’t all centered on the Christmas holiday thanks in large part to Jackie Hoffman’s A Chanukah Charol. This much talked-about Broadway production makes a major twist to the classic Christmas tale and features the work of Jackie Hoffman in a play that is described as a pseudo-autobiographical one-woman show. Tickets for the event are not on sale and the production will run from December 8-29 at New World Stages in New York. Tickets are on sale now; do you have yours to this ‘must-see’ production?