Cast Members from A Christmas Story, The Musical Will Be Part of Tony Telecast
29 May 2013
Company members from A Christmas Story, The Musical, which played a limited engagement at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre this past season, will reunite for an appearance on the June 9 Tony Awards telecast.
“We were all thrilled when we received our three Tony nominations earlier this month and we are very excited to be a part of the big telecast on CBS on June 9th,” said producer Gerald Goehring in a statement. “Of course we can't say just yet what we will perform at Radio City next month. But I can tell you that our A Christmas Story, The Musical family is thrilled to be together again for The Tony Awards. One of our ensemble members is even flying out of Alaska to be a part of Broadway’s big night!”
The production was nominated for three 2013 Tony Awards (Best Musical, Best Original Score and Best Book of a Musical); the musical features a score by composer/lyricist team Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and a book by Joseph Robinette based on the writings of radio humorist Jean Shepherd and the 1983 holiday film favorite.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.