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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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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