THEATRE CORNER: Backstage: The Old Globe’s Grinch
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Monday, December 14, 2020
Credit: Photo by Jim Cox.
Hear from cast members and artistic director Barry Edelstein on their experiences with the production, and how The Old Globe is managing to overcome a theatre-less world in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Explore the history of the production, its roots in San Diego, the diversity of the cast, and how the Grinch has proven to be a timeless tale that will persevere no matter what challenges it's faced with.
Related: The Old Globe Production Of Dr. Seuss’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas! On The Radio
"Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! On the Radio" is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book.
The audio-only "Grinch" production is directed by James Vásquez, with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin. The original production of "Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" was conceived and directed by Jack O’Brien with additional lyrics by Theodor S. Geisel, additional music by Albert Hague, and original choreography by John DeLuca.
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