A Christmas Story, The Musical ~ (11.08.12) ~ Broadway ~ Dan Lauria, John Bolton, Erin Dilly, Johnny Rabe, Zac Ballard, Caroline O'Connor
Starring: Dan Lauria , John Bolton, Erin Dilly, Johnny Rabe, Zac Ballard, Caroline O'Connor, Joe West, Tia Altinay, John Babbo, Charissa Bertels, Grace Capeless, Zoe Considine, Andrew Cristi, Mathew deGuzman, Thay Floyd, George Franklin, Nick Gaswirth, Eddie Korbich , and Mark Ledbetter .
Well filmed from the back of the balcony of the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Nice mix of close-ups and full stage shots. Crystal clear. (A)
Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas: An Official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A Christmas Story, The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas.
Directed by Tony Award®-winner John Rando and choreographed by Warren Carlyle , this new Broadway musical based on the classic 1983 movie, which itself was based on stories by legendary radio humorist Jean Shepherd, features funny and heartfelt songs by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul and a faithful yet inventive book by Joseph Robinette .
The New York Times says, “ I WAS DAZZLED ” and the Associated Press calls it, “ A CHARMING TRIUMPH INFUSED WITH UTTER JOY. ” A Christmas Story captures holiday wonder with such deliciously wicked wit that it is sure to delight children and grown-ups alike!!
“A TRUE GIFT! ” – New York Magazine
“ THE BEST DARN MUSICAL I’VE SEEN IN YEARS! ” – WOR Radi
Run time: 129m
B&W / Color: Color