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A Christmas Story, The Musical! Will Play Broadway this Holiday Season


Playbill.com reports that A Christmas Story, The Musical!, which played a five-city U.S. tour last year, is heading to Broadway for the holiday season! According to the site rehersals for the for the limited engagement of the new musical based on the Jean Shepherd’s beloved 1983 film, A Christmas Story, will begin in October.

This classic holiday tale centers on a mischievous, bespectacled boy, Ralphie, who dreams of getting a BB-gun for Christmas,” according to the casting notice. “In the weeks before the big holiday, Ralphie, his friends and his family get into all kinds of situations— including run-ins with a bully with ‘yellow eyes,’ a tongue stuck to a flag pole, a bar of soap in the mouth, a garish leg lamp, a major award and a Chinese Christmas dinner.”

An official announcement about the production has yet to be made. In recent seasons New York has hosted such holiday musicals as White Christmas, Elf and The Grinch.

Source: http://www.playbill.com/news/article/166382-A-Christmas-Story-The-Musical-Will-Play-Holiday-Engagement-on-Broadway

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