Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical NYC Reviews and Tickets

68%
(21 Ratings)
Positive
67%
Mixed
19%
Negative
14%
Members say
Entertaining, Fluffy, Quirky, Funny, Delightful

About the Show

Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage. Featuring the hit songs “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas." Starring Gavin Lee ("SpongeBob") as the Grinch.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (21)

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292 Reviews | 62 Followers
78
Entertaining, Great staging, Better than expected, Slow

See it if You love the Grinch and aren't 100% married to one of the movies.

Don't see it if You don't want to get ancient diseases from that nasty Hulu Theater (which desperately needs cleaning) Read more

54 Reviews | 23 Followers
70
Fluffy, Dizzying

See it if you like the Grinch. You have children.

Don't see it if you don’t want children in the audience. Read more

107 Reviews | 8 Followers
70
Quirky, Nostalgic, Children's show, Fluffy, Great staging

See it if 'Who' doesn't enjoy a piece of nostalgia? While it wasn't the most profound storyline, it was an entertaining rendition.

Don't see it if You're seeking a serious show as it's tailored for laughs rather than drama. It's a quirky interpretation of the Christmas classic.

122 Reviews | 20 Followers
68
Delightful, Disappointing, Dizzying, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy commercial children's theatre. You want to taste the most delicious (though $$$) Bailey's hot chocolate of your life. & GAVIN LEE!

Don't see it if You dislike Christmas. You are hoping for a high-end production. You dislike kitsch.

129 Reviews | 48 Followers
55
Disappointing, Fluffy, Quirky, Overrated, Insipid

See it if you get free tickets, and even then it's instantly forgettable, childish, touristy christmas fare.

Don't see it if you want an enjoyable evening of theater

MJK
677 Reviews | 193 Followers
40
Disappointing, Excruciating, Worst. venue. ever.

See it if you can't get enough of the Grinch story & need to see every variant of Seuss' brilliant holiday tale (which does NOT need to be enhanced!).

Don't see it if ur a fan of the original book or 1966 cartoon & aren't prepared to see an (unnecessarily) expanded musical version in a horrendous venue. Read more

DMQ
583 Reviews | 739 Followers
5
Disappointing, Excruciating, Fluffy, Quirky, Painful

See it if you're looking for a relaxed theatrical environment for your toddler, and you're not picky.

Don't see it if you're a serious theatre-goer. The original rhymes are weak, the songs bland. This feels more like a theme park show (and not a good one). Read more

40 Reviews | 50 Followers
78
Family friendly, Cute, Fluffy, Delightful

See it if if you love Christmas shows, with simple storytelling, this is a delightful and heartwarming story. Bring the family, ages 4+.

Don't see it if if you don't want to sit in a theatre with a lot of children, skip this one. If you don't love Xmas themed shows, or any grinch movie

Critic Reviews (2)

New York Stage Review
December 14th, 2018

“Ho ho ho...As uttered by Gavin Lee...‘Santy’ Claus’s salute becomes a snarky declaration of irreverence, a sardonic retort to the whole notion of peace on earth, good will toward men...Lee clearly has a swell time with the part, and seems determined that audience members of all ages have just as much fun watching him...'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' continues to provide family-friendly fantasy, along with ideals we should all aspire to."
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Front Row Center
December 16th, 2018

"This is the Grinch of all Grinch’s. He growls and purrs and prances and struts like a rock star and we love it! The audience responds with a beam of joyful light, all eyes on the stage as this magnificent production unfolds the story we already know, and yet this is so very fresh and very fun...There is not one moment of downtime. You hop on this sleigh ride and off you go."
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