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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

From 17 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Quirky, Fluffy, Disappointing, 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. More…

The Grinch discovers there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming holiday classic. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away from the holiday-loving Whos.

Member Reviews (17)


Entertaining, Quirky, Fluffy, Disappointing, Delightful

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.

Also The Theater at Madison Square Garden may well be the single worst venu... Read more Read less

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).

Also Imagine seeing a play at Madison Square Garden. There are hot dogs on ... Read more Read less

Fluffy, Great staging, Slow, Quirky, Disappointing

See it if You have kids and want to see a relaxed show

Don't see it if You are looking for an upbeat, engaging show.

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...
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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......
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