OT Grinch

Bailysmom
Bailysmom

October 16th, 2008, 3:40 am #1

I assume some of your kids auditioned for the Grinch. Was there ever an official cast list posted? We have been wondering who got it and if there are any Annie alumni.
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Marie
Marie

October 16th, 2008, 5:00 am #2

Child ensemble members include Guy V. Barfield II, Albert Santiago, Kylie Liya Goldstein, Morgan Hecker, Carly Maitlin, Spencer Milford, Hallie Anne Richardson, Emily Sheppard, Terrance Thomas and Janelle Viscomi.

http://www.playbill.com/news/article/122048.html
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KellyTx
KellyTx

October 16th, 2008, 5:01 am #3

I assume some of your kids auditioned for the Grinch. Was there ever an official cast list posted? We have been wondering who got it and if there are any Annie alumni.
If you are talking about the tour, it was announced that Lexie DeBlasio and Maya Goldman will be sharing the role of Cindy Lou.
The rest of the kid ensemble includes: Guy V. Barfield II, Albert Santiago, Kylie Liya Goldstein, Morgan Hecker, Carly Maitlin, Spencer Milford, Hallie Anne Richardson, Emily Sheppard, Terrance Thomas and Janelle Viscomi.

I have no idea if any of them have Annie ties.

Will Grinch be playing B'way again? I have no idea...
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Meghan
Meghan

October 16th, 2008, 5:01 am #4

I assume some of your kids auditioned for the Grinch. Was there ever an official cast list posted? We have been wondering who got it and if there are any Annie alumni.
http://www.playbill.com/news/article/122048.html

Karl, Charles, Keenan-Bolger and More Cast in Grinch Tour
By Andrew Gans
06 Oct 2008

Stefán Karl

Complete casting has been announced for the tour of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical, which will play Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre Nov. 11-23 and Citi Performing Arts Center's Wang Theatre in Boston Nov. 26-Dec. 28.

Icelandic film and stage actor Stefán Karl — best known for playing Robbie Rotten on Nickelodeon's "LazyTown" — will head the cast as the Christmas-hating Grinch. He will be joined onstage by Walter Charles (Sweeney Todd, La Cage aux Folles) as Old Max and Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Spelling Bee, Ragtime tours) as Young Max with Lexie DeBlasio and Maya Goldman sharing the role of Cindy Lou.

The cast will also feature Aaron Galligan-Stierle as Papa Who, Jackie Piro Donovan as Mama Who, Stuart Zagnit as Grandpa Who, and Rosemary Loar as Grandma Who. Adult ensemble members include Andrew Arrington, Christina Day, Joseph Dellger, Janet Dickinson, Antionette Dipietropolo, Kelli Gautreau, Amy Griffin, Carly Hughes, Krista Kurtzberg, Sarah Katherine Mason, Josephine Rose Roberts, Shane Rhoades, and Jeff Skowron. Child ensemble members include Guy V. Barfield II, Albert Santiago, Kylie Liya Goldstein, Morgan Hecker, Carly Maitlin, Spencer Milford, Hallie Anne Richardson, Emily Sheppard, Terrance Thomas and Janelle Viscomi.

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! — The Musical, according to press notes, is narrated by Max the Dog, who relates "the Grinch's fiendish plan to steal Christmas from the holiday-loving Whos. However, the Grinch soon discovers there's more to Christmas than he bargained for." The show includes the songs "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" and "Welcome, Christmas," which are heard in the animated version of the Seuss classic, which is aired annually on television. Broadway composer Albert Hague (Plain and Fancy, Redhead) penned the music to the TV songs, which had lyrics by Seuss.

The creative team comprises Jack O'Brien (original production conceiver and director), Timothy Mason (book and lyrics), Mel Marvin (composer), Matt August (director), John DeLuca (original choreographer), Bob Richard (co-choreographer), John Lee Beatty (scenic designer), Pat Collins (lighting designer), Robert Morgan (costume designer), Joshua Rosenblum (musical director and vocal arranger), Acme Sound Partners (sound designer), Michael Starobin (orchestrator), David Krane (dance music arranger), Gregory Meeh (special effects designer), Angelina Avallone (makeup designer) and Thomas Augustine (hair/wig designer).

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical is produced by Running Subway Productions with Shorenstein Hays Nederlander Theaters (SHN), EMI Music Publishing, Michael Speyer & Bernie Abrams, Dancap, Janet Pailet, Spark Productions and Eva Price/Maximum Entertainment and Associate Producer Audrey Geisel.

Tickets, priced $28-$78.00, are available by by calling (410) 547-SEAT (for Baltimore) or (866) 348-9738 (for Boston).
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Meghan
Meghan

October 16th, 2008, 5:02 am #5

weird
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Another Stage Mom
Another Stage Mom

October 16th, 2008, 9:56 pm #6

Child ensemble members include Guy V. Barfield II, Albert Santiago, Kylie Liya Goldstein, Morgan Hecker, Carly Maitlin, Spencer Milford, Hallie Anne Richardson, Emily Sheppard, Terrance Thomas and Janelle Viscomi.

http://www.playbill.com/news/article/122048.html
Hallie Anne Richardson is the sister of Sydney Richardson who was just cast as Duffy in the "Annie" tour! That family is sure going to be busy this fall! Congratulations to both of them!
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Meghan
Meghan

October 16th, 2008, 10:14 pm #7

that must be one talented family! perhaps thats why duffy was "uncomfirmed" for so long. Maybe they had to sort out how both daughters could be touring at the same time on seperate tours. I cant imagine that happens to too many families. Congrats to both!
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tonya
tonya

October 17th, 2008, 2:20 am #8

I wondered why it was unconfirmed for so long. We would definately have to think that over long and hard. I'm sure they never thought both would be cast. Awesome and overwhelming, I'm sure.
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question
question

October 17th, 2008, 2:53 am #9

Child ensemble members include Guy V. Barfield II, Albert Santiago, Kylie Liya Goldstein, Morgan Hecker, Carly Maitlin, Spencer Milford, Hallie Anne Richardson, Emily Sheppard, Terrance Thomas and Janelle Viscomi.

http://www.playbill.com/news/article/122048.html
wasn't Antoinette D. on the tour (adult orphan or the dance captain) previously. I see she is now on the Grinch cast list.
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