Casting Complete for Old Globe's How The Grinch Stole Christmas

News   Casting Complete for Old Globe's How The Grinch Stole Christmas
The full cast and creative team have been announced for the Old Globe Theatre's 18th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Performances run Nov. 7-Dec. 26 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, CA. James Vásquez will direct the production. 

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas will star J. Bernard Calloway as the titular character alongside Taylor Coleman and Mikee Castillo alternating in the role of Cindy-Lou Who. Steve Gunderson will play Old Max, and Blake Segal will play Young Max.

The cast also features Robert J. Townsend as Papa Who, Bets Malone as Mama Who, Geno Carr as Grandpa Who, Nancy Snow Carr as Grandma Who, Emily Sade Bautista and Breanna Laureti as Annie Who, Hourie Klijian and Gabriela Marin as Betty-Lou Who, Giovanni Cozic and Levi Laddon as Boo Who and Brandon Saldivar and Elliot Weaver as Danny Who.

The ensemble is rounded out by Scotty Atienza, Jacob Caltrider, David Kirk Grant, Elisa Guerra, Kyrsten Hafso-Koppman, Ava Harris, Katrina Heil, Brooke Henderson, Kennedy Nibbe, Clay Stefanki, Hannah Tasto, Jill Townsend, Kelsey Venter, Max Wieczorek, Braelyn Willis and Catalina Jewel Zelles. James Vásquez will serve as the company's swing.

Elan McMahan will provide musical direction, with additional choreography by Bob Richard and restaged choreography by James Vásquez. The production will feature scenic design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by Robert Morgan, lighting design by Pat Collins, sound design by Paul Peterson, orchestrations by Anita Ruth, vocal arrangements and incidental music by Joshua Rosenblum, dance music arrangement by David Krane, casting by Caparelliotis Casting and stage management by Leila Knox.

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas features a book and lyrics by Timothy Mason, music by Mel Marvin, additional lyrics by Theodor S. Geisel and additional music by Albert Hague. The original production was conceived and directed by Jack O'Brien, with choreography by John DeLuca.

A sensory-friendly performance will be presented Dec. 12 at 10:30 AM.

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