Posts Tagged ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’

Winter Holiday Theater Time

By David Jacobs | November 9th, 2013

With Christmas right around the corner, there have been a number of announcements regarding live theatrical performances that have been unveiled this week, that are sure to get anyone in the holiday spirit. Many of these shows will begin their runs and their live tours this week, so those looking to see some specialty live shows to get them in the holiday spirit will want to act quickly to get their tickets to some of these events.

A Christmas Story is one of the most beloved cult classic holiday films of all time and during the holiday season this story is brought to life in a new way with its live theatrical production. This year the live showings of this story will officially kick off in Boston, MA on November 20th. From there the show will continue to tour around the country throughout the holiday season.

Entertainment This Week

By David Jacobs | December 27th, 2012

This week the world of entertainment has been focused on the holiday season; with many of the biggest touring acts in music right now taking a break to enjoy the holidays at home. While most musical acts took a few days off from their tours before gearing up for touring action in 2013; the theatrical world was a buzz this holiday season with hit live theater musicals about the holidays from A Christmas Story to Elf and How the Grinch Stole Christmas are all heading into their final week of performances before the holiday season comes to a close. Most of these Broadway productions are only slated to play through the first of the year, so fans will want to get their tickets now before these plays close until next holiday season.

While there has been minimal news from the music and theater world around the holiday season, the professional sports world has been in full swing. With regular season NBA games lasting through the holidays; there has been plenty of basketball action to keep fans excited. With the New Year approaching it also means that more of the big bowl games on on the horizon. With several bowl games already played, some of the biggest ones yet, including the Cotton Bowl, Orange Bowl, Rose Bowl and the BCS National Championship are all set to kick off around the New Year. Tickets are still available for college football fans who want to get in on all of this action during bowl season.

Holiday Excitement

By David Jacobs | December 13th, 2012

Even though the holidays are fast approaching, and many are ready to start enjoying their holiday breaks, the world of entertainment is still in full force and several big announcements were revealed from the entertainment world today. One of the first announcements came just in time for the holiday season as the professionals behind Madison Square Garden in new York City announced that on December 13th they would officially begin performances of the highly anticipated holiday production of Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. This is a limited time performance of the production and it will last through December 30th. With impressive pre-show ticket sales already through the roof, those who want tickets to see the production live will not want to wait as even the massive Madison Square Garden will not be able to hold all the fans that want to see this production live.

Winter Holiday Time

By David Jacobs | November 27th, 2012

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.

Holiday Season

By David Jacobs | November 23rd, 2012

With the holiday season in full swing, theatre goers will have plenty of opportunities not only to see some of the biggest classic and long running productions that can bring fans of the theatre and families together, but they can also see a number of special holiday-themed productions as well. One of these productions is the Old Globe’ Grinch. This is the 15th annual production of this San Diego live theatrical show and it will feature talents such as Steve Blanchard, Steve Gunderson and Jason Edward Cook. This musical which features the classic Dr. Seuss tale, over the top costumes and wonderful musical selections will open November 23rd. Tickets are on sale now and those who wish to see the performance live can expect to find show times running through the holiday season. Since production numbers are limited those who want to see the Grinch will want to make sure they get their tickets quickly as they won’t have an opportunity to see the production again until next holiday season.