NBC To Produce 'The Grinch' For A New Musical Holiday Special


NBC is set to take on their next "live musical" this holiday season with Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical!. The broadcast will premiere on December 9th at 8pm EST from the Troubadour theatre in London. Taking on the the title role of the Grinch will be Broadway, TV and film star Matthew Morrison who was last seen on Broadway in Finding Neverland. Joining Morrison as the sidekick Max will be Broadway, TV and film star Denis O'Hare. The other cast currently announced include: Booboo Stewart (Descendants 3) and Amelia Minto (Lost Girls) who will take on the role of Cindy-Lou Who.

Doug Vaughan, Executive Vice President, Special programs at NBC Entertainment on choosing the next live musical: "Dr. Seuss is an indelible part of all of our lives and we're thrilled to bring a stage production of The Grinch Musical! to our audiences. This is a perfect addition to our annual holiday program traditions and a telecast the entire family will enjoy.

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