Backstage at "Good Morning America," the kids ensemble from A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL with John Mayer and Katy Perry.  Photo by Jim Brady.On the set of “Good Morning America,” cast members from A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL. (L-R): Hannah Bautista, Charlie Babbo, Judae’a Brown, Noah Baird, Erin Dilly, David Scott Purdy, Jake Lukas, Michael Crispi, Luke Spring, Alexa Niziak, and  Beada Briglia.  Photo by Ida Astute / ABC

The Parker Family from A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL: (L-R): Jake Lucas, Erin Dilly, David Scott Purdy, and Noah Baird on the set of "Good Morning America."  Photo by Ida Astute / ABC

The Parker Family from A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL: (L-R): Jake Lucas, Erin Dilly, David Scott Purdy, and Noah Baird on the set of “Good Morning America.” Photo by Ida Astute / ABC


Earlier this week, the cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL went to the “Good Morning America” studios where they taped a special medley featuring “It All Comes Down To Christmas” and “Somewhere Hovering Over Indiana.”  Airing this Friday, December 20, the performance features Erin Dilly, Jake Lucas, Noah Baird and David Scott Purdy as The Parker Family with kids ensemble Charlie Babbo, Hannah Bautista, Beada Briglia, Judae’a Brown, Michael Crispi, Alexa Niziak, Luke Spring and Nicky Torchia.

A Christmas Story, The Musical has returned to New York for the 2013 holiday season at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, December 11 – 29. The story takes place in 1940’s Indiana, where a bespectacled boy named Ralphie has a big imagination and one wish for Christmas—a Red Ryder BB Gun. A kooky leg lamp, outrageous pink bunny pajamas, a cranky department store Santa, and a tripledog-dare to lick a freezing flagpole are just a few of the obstacles that stand between Ralphie and his Christmas dream. Co-produced by the film’s original Ralphie, Peter BillingsleyA Christmas Story, The Musical is musical comedy entertainment that captures a simpler time in America with delicious wit and a heart of gold.  A Christmas Story, The Musical features a bright holiday score by the Tony nominated composer/lyricist team Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and a witty book by Tony Award nominated Joseph Robinette based on the writings of radio humorist Jean Shepherd and the 1983 holiday film favorite.  Tony Award winner John Rando (Urinetown) directs the production with Warren Carlyle (After MidnightChaplin) choreographing; scenic design by Walt Spangler; costume design by Elizabeth Hope Clancy; lighting design by Howell Binkley; sound design by Ken Travis; wig design by Tom Watson; animal training by Tony Honor ® recipient for Excellence in Theatre William Berloni; orchestrations by Larry Blank; music supervision by Ian Eisendrath; associate choreographer is James Gray; dance music arrangements by Glen Kelly; vocal arrangements by Justin Paul; music direction by Ben Whiteley; and casting by Stephanie Klapper CSA.  A Christmas Story, The Musical is produced by Gerald Goehring, Roy Miller, Michael F. Mitri, Pat Flicker Addiss, Peter Billingsley, Timothy Laczynski, Mariano Tolentino, Louise H. Beard, Michael Filerman, Scott Hart, Alison Eckert, Bob Bartner, Michael Jenkins, Angela Milonas, and Bradford W. Smith. A Christmas Story, The Musical is based upon the motion picture A Christmas Story © 1983 Turner Entertainment Co., distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd. A Christmas Story, The Musical is produced with permission of Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Inc. and Dalfie Entertainment, Inc. Masterworks Broadway released the World Premiere Recording of A Christmas Story, The Musical both digitally and on CD. 



A Christmas Story, The Musical plays a limited engagement at The Theater at Madison Square Garden through– 29. Tickets are on sale now. For tickets and information, visit, or call 866-858-0008.