St. James Theatre, (11/09/2007 - 1/06/2008)

First Preview: Nov 01, 2007
Opening Date: Nov 09, 2007
Closing Date: Jan 06, 2008
Total Previews: 13
Total Performances: 96

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director; Jordan Roth: Vice President)

Produced by Running Subway, EMI Music Publishing, Michael Speyer, Allen Spivak, Janet Pailet, Amy Jen Sharyn and Maximum Entertainment; Presented by Citi; Associate Producer: Audrey Geisel and Joshua Rosenblum

Original Production Conceived and Directed by Jack O'Brien; Based on the production produced at Old Globe Theatre (Jack O'Brien, Artistic Director; Louis G. Spisto, Executive Director); Originally commissioned by and produced at The Children's Theatre Company

Based on the book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" by Dr. Seuss; Book by Timothy Mason; Lyrics by Timothy Mason; Music by Mel Marvin; Additional music and lyrics by Albert Hague and Dr. Seuss; Musical Director: Joshua Rosenblum; Vocal arrangements by Joshua Rosenblum; Music orchestrated by Michael Starobin; Dance arrangements by David Krane; Incidental music by Joshua Rosenblum

Directed by Matt August; Original Choreography by John DeLuca; Co - Choreographer: Bob Richard

Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Lighting Design by Pat Collins; Costume Design by Robert Morgan; Puppet Design by Michael Curry; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Special Effects Design by Gregory Meeh; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Hair and Wig Design by Thomas Augustine; Associate Lighting Design: D. M. Wood; Associate Costume Design: Nancy Palmatier; Moving Light Programmer: David Arch

General Manager: David Waggett and Running Subway; Executive Producer: James Sanna; Company Manager: Heidi Neven

Technical Supervisor: Don S. Gilmore; Production Stage Manager: Daniel S. Rosokoff

Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Joshua Rosenblum; Associate Conductor: Sue Anschutz; Woodwinds: Steven Kenyon, Robert DeBellis, Terrence Cook and John Winder; Trumpet: Christian Jaudes, Phil Granger and Wayne duMaine; Trombone: Wayne Goodman and Robert Fournier; Keyboards: Mark Mitchell and Sue Anschutz; Bass: Louis Bruno; Drums: Gregory Landes; Percussion: Dave Roth; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation; Synthesizer Programmer: Bruce Samuels

Casting: Telsey + Company; Press Representative: Alison Brod Public Relations; VP Marketing: Tomm Miller; Marketing & Advertising: Running Subway; Dance Captain: Kurt Kelly

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Opening Night Cast

Patrick PageThe Grinch
Ed DixonOld Max
Rusty RossYoung Max
Juliette Allen AngeloLittle Who - White Cast
Jahaan AminBetty-Lou Who - White Cast
Caitlin BelcikLittle Who - White Cast
Hunter BellCitizen of Whoville
Darin DePaulGrandpa Who
Janet DickinsonCitizen of Whoville
Sky FlahertyDanny Who - Red Cast
Aaron Galligan-StierlePapa Who
Sami GayleAnnie Who - White Cast
Brianna GentilellaLittle Who - Red Cast
Joseph HarringtonLittle Who - White Cast
Michael HoeyLittle Who - Red Cast
Carly HughesCitizen of Whoville
Tari KellyMama Who
Caroline LondonCindy Lou Who - Red Cast
Marina MicalizziLittle Who - Red Cast
Katie MichaAnnie Who - Red Cast
Jillian MuellerLittle Who - White Cast
Jan NeubergerGrandma Who
Jacob PincusLittle Who - White Cast
Simon PincusLittle Who - Red Cast
Andy RichardsonDanny Who - White Cast
Athena RipkaCindy Lou Who - White Cast
Josephine Rose RobertsCitizen of Whoville
William RyallCitizen of Whoville
Jordan SamuelsBoo Who - Red Cast
Johnny SchafferBoo Who - White Cast
Jeff SkowronCitizen of Whoville
Tianna Jane StevensLittle Who - Red Cast
Janelle ViscomiBetty-Lou Who - Red Cast

Swings: Eamon Foley, Amy Griffin, Liesl Jaye, Kurt Kelly, Jess LeProtto and Heather Tepe

Understudies: Juliette Allen Angelo (Cindy Lou Who - White Cast), Hunter Bell (Papa Who, Young Max), Darin DePaul (Old Max), Janet Dickinson (Grandma Who), Carly Hughes (Mama Who), Kurt Kelly (Young Max), William Ryall (Old Max, The Grinch), Jeff Skowron (Grandpa Who, The Grinch) and Tianna Jane Stevens (Cindy Lou Who - Red Cast)


music by Mel Marvin; lyrics by Timothy Mason
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Who Likes Christmas?Citizens of Whoville
This Time of YearOld Max and Young Max
I Hate Christmas EveThe Grinch, Young Max, Papa Who, Mama Who, Grandma Who, Grandpa Who, Cindy Lou Who, Betty-Lou Who, Danny Who, Annie Who and Boo Who
Whatchama WhoThe Grinch and Little Whos
Welcome, Christmas
(music by Albert Hague; lyrics by Dr. Seuss )
Citizens of Whoville
I Hate Christmas Eve (Reprise) The Grinch
It's the Thought That CountsMama Who, Papa Who, Grandma Who, Grandpa Who, Citizens of Whoville and Little Whos
One of a KindThe Grinch
Now's the TimePapa Who, Mama Who, Grandma Who and Grandpa Who
You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
(music by Albert Hague; lyrics by Dr. Seuss )
Old Max, Young Max and The Grinch
Santa for a DayCindy Lou Who and The Grinch
You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch (Reprise)
(music by Albert Hague; lyrics by Dr. Seuss )
Old Max
Who Likes Christmas? (Reprise) Citizens of Whoville
One of a Kind (Reprise) Young Max, The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who
This Time of Year (Reprise) Old Max
Welcome, Christmas (Reprise)
(music by Albert Hague; lyrics by Dr. Seuss )
Citizens of Whoville
Santa for a Day (Reprise) The Grinch, Cindy Lou Who and Citizens of Whoville
Who Likes Christmas? (Reprise) The Grinch, Young Max, Old Max and Whos Everywhere
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