Further guest narrators, including Chris Gascoyne, Chris Bisson and Sue Jenkins, have been confirmed for Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical during the run at The Lowry.
Throughout the run guest narrators will open specially selected performances with a reading from the original book to bring together the magic of Dr Seuss’ original and the musical adaptation.
Further guest narrators confirmed as:
• Friday 27th December at 2.30pm: Chris Bisson (Emmerdale)
• Friday 27th December at 7.30pm: Clint Boon (Inspiral Carpets & XS Manchester)
• Saturday 28th December at 7.30pm: Ms. Vivienne Lynsey
• Tuesday 31st December at 11am: Mike Toolan (Hits Radio)
• Tuesday 31st December at 2.30pm: Chris Gascoyne (Coronation Street)
• Friday 3rd January at 7.30pm: Sue Jenkins
The record-setting Broadway sensation will bring seasonal musical merriment to The Lowry for a special Christmas season, starting from Tuesday 10 December 2019 and running through until Sunday 5 January 2020.
Starring comedy legend Griff Rhys Jones as Old Max alongside X-Factor’s Matt Terry as Young Max, and Edward Baker-Duly as The Grinch, the world-famous festive mischief maker.
Featuring the hit songs ‘You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch’ and ‘Welcome Christmas’, Max the Dog narrates the show, as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is two sizes too small, decides to steal Christmas away from the Holiday loving Whos.
Magnificent sets and costumes inspired by Dr. Seuss’ original illustrations help transport audiences to the whimsical world of Whoville, breathing life into this timeless story and conjuring the true meaning of Christmas.
The 2019 production is based on the show originally created by three-time Tony Award winning director, Jack O’Brien. The UK creative team features Set Design by John Lee Beatty, Lighting Design by Ben Cracknell, Sound Design by Richard Brooker, Costume Design by Robert Morgan and Michael Starobin is the show’s Orchestrator.
The show broke box office records for two consecutive years on Broadway. Since then, more than two million people across America have been thrilled by this heart-warming musical.