Lauria, Bolton, Dilly and Australian actress Caroline O'Connor, who were part of the original Broadway production, repeat their work in the engagement that runs Dec. 11-29 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, following engagements at Hartford's Bushnell Theatre Nov. 12-17 and the Wang Theatre in Boston, Nov. 20-Dec. 8.
In anticipation of opening night at MSG, set for Dec. 12, the stars of A Christmas Story pick their favorite Christmas songs and tell us why they made the list.
A Christmas Story, The Musical, which opened Nov. 19, 2012, at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, earned three 2013 Tony Award nominations, including Best Score, Best Book and Best Musical.
The musical, by songwriters Pasek and Paul and book writer Joseph Robinette, includes such songs as "Red Ryder," "Ralphie to the Rescue," "A Major Award" and "You'll Shoot Your Eye Out."
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.