Grinch Musical Enchants at National Theatre

It’s the perfect show to get you — and the little ones! — in the holiday spirit.

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Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical plays at the National Theatre through December 31st.  This enchanting classic story makes an exciting stage show for both adults and children.

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You know the story.  But in this on-stage version, a “retiring” Max the Dog narrates the tale and reminisces on his younger days as the scheming Grinch — whose heart is “two sizes too small” — not only discovers there is more to Christmas than he originally thought, but finds his first real friend.

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Of course, Cindy Lou Who steals the show with her precociousness and the Grinch charms — even when he’s being his nastiest.  Young Max keeps the show energetic and engaging while providing much of the comic relief.

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Audiences can’t help but sing along with popular songs like “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas” as they delight in Christmas preparations with the Whos in Whoville and worry over the Grinch’s evil plot to steal the holiday.

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Thank goodness for hearts growing three sizes — and that limited tickets still remain!

*All photos courtesy of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas

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