A Christmas Story, The Musical

A Christmas Story, The Musical

Waterloo East Theatre · 28 NOV - 22 DEC

A Christmas Story, The Musical brings the classic perennial 1983 holiday movie to hilarious life on stage! ​


A Christmas Story, The Musical with book by Joseph Robinette and music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, is based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on US television every Christmas. Set in the 1940s in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana, we follow young and bespectacled Ralphie Parker as he schemes his way toward the Christmas gift of his dreams, an official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle. Rebuffed at every turn, Ralphie plots numerous schemes to achieve his desperate desire for the coveted BB gun.

With a delightful versatile score ranging from gentle ballads to show-stopping numbers A Christmas Story, The Musical will bring an exciting new dimension to those who have seen the movie and will certainly stand on its own for those who haven't. - A Christmas musical for all the family.

A Christmas Story, The Musical successful 2013 Broadway run garnered three Tony Award nominations including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical (Joseph Robinette) and Best Original Score (Benj Pasek and Justin Paul), along with six Drama Desk nominations, and two Outer Critics Circle nominations.

Critic reviews

Sugary musical adaptation of the 1983 American film

Everything Theatre

A Christmas Story, The Musical is a wholesome, festive tale that will undoubtedly get you in the Christmas spirit

A Younger Theatre

There are some fabulous musical moments, cleverness and wit in both production and performance and sprinklings of that all-important Christmas magic

Musical Theatre Review

Date & time

Show ended
Wed 28 Nov - Sat 22 Dec, 4pm & 7.30pm


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