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FOX Opens Nationwide Digital Casting For A Christmas Story’s Ralphie!

FOX’s live musical production A Christmas Story has already cast Maya Rudolph as Ralphie Parker’s mom, but finding the perfect Ralphie will be a bit harder – so FOX has announced an nationwide digital casting call for the production’s central character.

Candidates should be between 9-12-years old, express strong singing and dancing capabilities and be able to anchor the live three-hour production.

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FOX Sets A Christmas Story As This Year’s Live Musical Event!

Inspired by the classic movie A Christmas Story and the Tony Award-nominated Broadway hit A Christmas Story: The Musical, FOX has announced that its next live musical event will be A Christmas Story – produced by Marc Platt featuring Emmy Award-nominee May Rudolph as the mother of 9-year old Ralphie Parker.

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Fox Adapting Christmas Classic As TV Event Musical!

You’ve probably seen A Christmas Story – it runs, seemingly everywhere, every Christmas. It’s the story a little boy who really, really, really wants a certain, very specific Christmas present.

Fox Television and Warner Horizon Unscripted Television are partnering to bring A Christmas Story to television as a musical (inspired by the film and the Tony Award-Nominated A Christmas Story: The Musical).

Tony Award Nominees Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“Dear Evan Hansen”) will write several new songs for the live TV event; Jonathan Tolins and Robert Cary (Grease: Live) will adapt the book.

The three-hour A Christmas Story will air in December.

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