Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas at DPAC: Additional Saturday Matinee Added by Popular Demand

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Due to popular demand, an additional Saturday matinee has been added to Big League Productions presentation of the critically acclaimed, record-breaking Broadway musical production Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas. The Musical performing as part of SunTrust Broadway at DPAC, 2013 / 2014 Season.

Grinch Company.  Photo by: PAPARAZZIBYAPPOINTMENT.COM

Due to popular demand, an additional Saturday matinee has been added to Big League Productions presentation of the critically acclaimed, record-breaking Broadway musical production Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas. The Musical performing as part of SunTrust Broadway at DPAC, 2013 / 2014 Season. The added performance will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 7. The classic, whimsical tale will now enchant audiences for 10 performances only in the Triangle, Tuesday, December 3 through Sunday, December 8.

Tickets go on sale for the added performance on Friday, September 20 at noon:
•Online at DPACnc.com
•DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
•Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.982.2787

The Grinch broke box office records for two consecutive years on Broadway during its holiday engagements at the St. James (2007) and Hilton (2006) theatres in New York. Since then, thousands of families across America have been delighted by this heart-warming holiday musical, which The New York Times praised as “100 times better than any bedside story” and the Gannett papers hailed as “A genius of a show! A total delight for both kids and adults”.

Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical features the hit songs "You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch" and "Welcome Christmas” (written by Albert Hague and Dr. Seuss) from the original animated series. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is "two sizes too small," decides to steal Christmas away from the Holiday loving Whos. Magnificent sets (John Lee Beatty) and costumes (Robert Morgan) inspired by Dr. Seuss’ original illustrations help transport audiences to the whimsical world of Whoville, while the Music and Book of Mel Marvin and Timothy Mason breathe new life into this timeless story of the true meaning of Christmas. The 2012 production is directed by Matt August and choreographed by Bob Richard based on the original choreography by John DeLuca and originally created by 3-time Tony Award® winning director, Jack O’Brien.

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas will run the following performance schedule at DPAC:
•Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 7:30 PM
•Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 7:30 PM
•Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 7:30 PM
•Friday, December 6, 2013 - 8:00 PM
•Saturday, December 7, 2013 – 11:00 AM
•Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 2:00 PM
•Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 5:00 PM
•Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 8:00 PM
•Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 1:00 PM
•Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 6:30 PM

Opening December 3 for 10 great shows, DPAC welcomes The Grinch this holiday season. Tickets start at $35 and are already on sale for all other performances via DPACnc.com, the DPAC Ticket Center at 919.680.2787 (123 Vivian Street, Durham) and Ticketmaster.

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