Escape to the whimsical world of Dr. Suess’ classical tale, How The Grinch Stole Christmas! This incredible musical brings the beloved tale of the Grinch to life! This coming holiday season, the much-anticipated music goes on tour and will make a coveted stop in New Orleans! The show is based on Dr. Seuss’s 1957 book of the same name and will be taking over the Saenger Theatre New Orleans from December 13 to 18, 2022! The critically-acclaimed show is set to perform numerous hit songs and deliver mind-blowing visuals and costumes! It’s the perfect holiday show for you and the entire family! What are you waiting for? Hurry and buy your tickets now!
How The Grinch Stole Christmas! is a children’s book by Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel. This heart-warming story takes place in the strangely wonderful town of Whoville. While everyone in Whoville adores Christmas, the Grinch, a grumpy, solitary creature, prefers to be alone. Every year, the Grinch becomes annoyed with the Christmas festivities. This time, he has had enough! Therefore, he devised a plan to steal Christmas from everybody by getting all of Whoville’s presents on Christmas Eve. He disguised himself as Santa Claus to avoid suspicions. After finally stealing all of the Christmas presents, what is the Grinch’s next move? Will he continue with his mischief? Or will he see the error of his ways? You can only find out when you see the musical adaptation at the Saenger Theatre from December 13 to 18!
“An extraordinary performance! 100 times better than any bedtime story.” –The New York Times
“An awesome first Broadway musical for kids! A bright, tuneful, neatly packaged expansion of the book.” –The Record
“A genius of a show! A total delight for both kids and adults. For a family on a holiday-season outing, it’s the right ticket.” – Gannett Papers
In 1998, the original musical adaptation of How The Grinch Stole Christmas! premiered in San Diego. The show, led by Tony-Award-winning director Jack O’Brien, featured songs by Albert Hague and lyrics by Seuss. In 2006, the musical opened on Broadway. This time, the music was written by Timothy Mason, while the original score was composed by Mel Marvin. The production hired a new director, Matt August. How The Grinch Stole Christmas! debuted in November 2006 and became notable for being the first show to feature 12 performances a week. In 2008, the production went on a successful North American Tour. This 2022, the show is set to revive the holiday classic with the help of director Matt August and choreographer Bob Richards. Moreover, the show will feature an incredible cast bringing this timeless tale to life!
How The Grinch Stole Christmas! is a musical perfect for the little ones, but adults have come to love this beloved tale. The show has been called “100 times better than any bedtime story” by The New York Times. Meanwhile, the Gannet Papers referred to the show as “genius” and “total delight for kids and adults.“ While the Grinch has been known to have a heart two sizes smaller than everybody else, his heart would eventually grow after he makes amends. The Associated Press said, “This Grinch brings the Dr. Seuss classic fancifully to life – you might find your heart growing a few sizes, too.” Lastly, the Record called the musical a “bright, neatly packaged expansion of the book. The writer added that the show is an “awesome first Broadway musical for kids.”
How The Grinch Stole Christmas will open at the Saenger Theatre on Tuesday, December 13, 2022. The production will hold nine performances at New Orlean’s premier entertainment destination. If you’re coming to see the show at the Saenger Theatre, you are guaranteed to have a great experience, thanks to the venue’s top-tier facilities. Enjoy the story of friendship, family, and finding your Christmas spirit when you and your family witness How The Grinch Stole Christmas at the Saenger Theatre! Tickets are now available!