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Although tickets are on sale, this performance of How the Grinch Stole Christmas is currently not available online. Online availability for some performances may change if you login. If you are unable to purchase tickets online after logging in, please contact our Ticket Services Office at 619-23-Globe (234-5623) to purchase tickets.

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (2013)

  • Saturday, November 16 - Saturday, December 28

Book and Lyrics by Timothy Mason
Music by Mel Marvin
Directed by James Vásquez
Original Choreography by John DeLuca
Original Production Conceived and Directed by Jack O’Brien



America’s favorite holiday fable returns for its 16th joyous year!

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 16th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs “This Time of Year,” “Santa for a Day” and “Fah Who Doraze,” the delightful carol from the popular animated version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is once again transformed into the snow-covered Whoville, right down to the last can of Who-hash.

11 a.m. matinee performances are open to ALL AGES.
Everyone must have a ticket. Children under age 3 will not be
admitted except during 11 a.m. performances.

Click here to download The Grinch performance calendar (with children cast schedule).

The Globe will offer an autism-friendly performance of The Grinch on December 14 at 10:30 a.m.
To learn more, click here.

Special thanks to Theatre Development Fund's Autism Theatre Initiative for serving as an advisor,


Dr. Seuss Properties TM & © 1957 and 2013. Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. All Rights Reserved.

“Santa for a Day” Contest

The "Santa for a Day" contest is now closed. Thanks to everyone who entered and Merry Grinch-mas!

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