It has been announced that Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical will tour the UK later this year ahead of a Christmas season at The Lowry.

Featuring well known songs such as “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas”, the UK tour will open at the New Wimbledon Theatre on the 1st November before travelling to Glasgow, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Birmingham before heading to The Lowry for a Christmas season from the 10th December until the 5th January.

The Grinch discovers there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming and hilarious musical. Magnificent sets and costumes inspired by Dr. Seuss create the whimsical world of Whoville, and the scheming Grinch whose heart is “two sizes too small,” as he attempts to steal Christmas away from the Whos, an endlessly joyful bunch bursting with holiday cheer.

This musical based on the beloved Dr Seuss story features music and book by Mel Marvin and Timothy Mason. The production will also feature set design by John Lee Beatty and costume design by  Robert Morgan. The UK production is based on the show originally created by 3-time Tony Award winning director, Jack O’Brien and choreographer John DeLuca.

Simon Friend, producer of the UK production says: “I am so thrilled that The Grinch will be travelling the UK next year, stealing Christmas all around the country! The musical has been enchanting audiences across the US for over a decade, and we have been lucky enough to secure some of the best theatres in the country for its UK premiere. We can’t wait to see the UK going green over the coming year!”

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical will play at the  New Wimbledon Theatre from the 1st to the 3rd November.  For more information about the production  visit:http://grinchmusical.co.uk/

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