Madison Square Garden, 4 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10001

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How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Closed December 28, 2014

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Why See How The Grinch Stole Christmas?

Someone isn't getting into the holiday spirit!

The Broadway production of Dr. Seuss' beloved holiday tale, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, returns to New York this December! Max the Dog is your narrator as the Grinch's fiendish plan to steal Christmas from the holiday-loving Whos unfolds. However, the Grinch soon discovers there's more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming holiday classic. Featuring the hit songs 'You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch' and 'Welcome Christmas', this beloved tale comes to life on stage in a magical production for the entire family.

This limited holiday engagement at The Theater at Madison Square Gardens boasts music by Mel Marvin (Cymbeline), a book by Timothy Mason and choreography by Academy Award winner John DeLuca. Tony-winner Shuler Hensley will undergo a very hairy transformation to star in the title role as he plays the very, very green Grinch!

What is How the Grinch Stole Christmas About?

Christmas is the best time to be living in Whoville - it's every Who's favorite time of year! However all the Christmas cheer in the world just isn't enough to get The Grinch into the festive spirit. Teased as a child, this green grump has grown to become a rather mean old man determined to ruin Christmas for each and every Who! Will the kindness of one tiny Who be enough to melt his icy heart?

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Additional Information


Opening night: 5 December 2014


Suitable for the whole family

Run time

90 minutes without an intermission

And before you stop reading

There are additional performances at 7pm on December 6th, 13th, 20th and 21st, and 2pm on December 26th.

Cast and Creative


Shuler Hensley - The Grinch
Aleksa Kurbalija - Max the Dog
Ken Land - Old Max


Book and lyrics by Timothy Mason
Music by Mel Marvin
Conceived by Jack O' Brien
Directed by Matt August
Choreography by Bob Richard

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