Dr. Seuss' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! Book and Lyrics by Timothy Mason, Music by Mel Marvin, Original Production Conceived and Directed by Jack O'Brien, Directed by Benjamin Endlsey Klein, Original Choreography by John DeLuca, Musical Direction by Ron Colvard, Additional choreography by Bob Richard, Choreography Restaged by James Vasquez
RUNS: Nov. 21 - Dec. 27, 2009, Old Globe Theatre
TICKETS: $39 to $79 for adults and from $20 to $59 for children (3-17 years)
SYNOPSIS: America's favorite holiday fable, back for its 12th incredible year, is a wonderful, whimsical production that will once again jump right off the pages of the classic Dr. Seuss book and on to The Old Globe's stage.
CREATIVE TEAM: John Lee Beatty (Scenic Design), Robert Morgan (Costume Design), Pat Collins (Lighting Design), Paul Peterson (Sound Design), Anita Ruth (Orchestrator), Joshua Rosenblum (Vocal Arrangements and Incidental Music), David Krane (Dance Music Arranger) and Leila Knox (Stage Manager).
CAST: Jeff Skowron (The Grinch), Martin Van Treuren (Old Max), Logan Lipton (Young Max), Shea Starrs Siben and Anna Bahen (Cindy-Lou Who, Anne Fraser Thomas (Mama Who), Steve Gunderson (Papa Who), Kürt Norby (Grandpa Who), Eileen Bowman (Grandma Who), Dylan Nalbandian and Jonas Robert McMullen (Boo Who), Allison Grace Norwood and Danica Waitley (Annie Who), A.J. Foggiano and Dylan Mulvaney (Danny Who), Gaby Greenwald and Kayla Solsbak (Betty-Lou Who) with Aaron Acosta, Amy Biedel, Felicity Bryant, Genevieve Ciavarelli, Karli Cruise, Shianne Evans, Anna George, Aidan Cruz Hayek, Hannah Kornfeld, Ashley Fox Linton, Allison Ma, Erik McEwen, Michael Mendez, JorDan Miller, Anise Ritchie, James Vasquez and Alexis Louise Young (Ensemble).
GRINCH FAMILY DAY
Sunday, December 20 at 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Pre- and post-show merriment includes Grinch matinee, photo with the Grinch, crafts refreshments and activities - a big Grinch-y party! Call (619) 23-GLOBE.
GRINCH CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
Sunday, Nov. 22 at 6:00 p.m.
Annual Tree Lighting on The Old Globe Plaza to include special performance by the cast. FREE
BOX OFFICE WINDOW HOURS: Noon to final curtain Tuesday through Sunday. American Express, Discover, MasterCard and VISA accepted. (619) 23-GLOBE [234-5623]
LOCATION: The Old Globe is located in San Diego's Balboa Park at 1363 Old Globe Way. Free parking is available throughout the park. Valet parking is also available ($10). For parking information visit www.BalboaPark.org.
Photo by Craig Schwartz
Kevin Bailey at the Christmas Tree Lighting
Cast members from the 2007 cast of Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
The Cast of The Old Globe's 2008 production of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas!
Skylar Starrs Siben and Kevin Bailey