on Wednesday night. Viewers in ‘66 became obsessed with Whoville and wanted to know the translation of the “Fahoo Fores” song. Take a look behind the curtain at San Diego's most iconic theatrical production, "Dr. Suess's How the Grinch Stole Christmas" at The Old Globe. Cindy has twin baby brothers, and her Mother is overworked between her job and parenting. Leah Marilla Thomas. Amelia Minto portrays the adorable character of Cindy Lou Who in NBC’s Dr Seuss’ The Grinch Musical. Full Cast & Crew: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) Cast (70) Jim Carrey. [1] Elfman's score was released on digital formats on November 9, 2018, along with the soundtrack (both digitally and on CD) and the film.[15]. Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical is a Christmas musical television special that aired on NBC on December 9, 2020. Cindy Lou Who is an affecting character, too. Directed by Ron Howard. ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ is a timeless classic and a must-watch every holiday season. Matthew Morrison as Grinch, and Denis O’Hare as Old Max in “Dr. The noisy joy bothers him, as well as Christmas consumerism. It grossed over $511 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing holiday film of all-time, as well as the highest-grossing Dr. Seuss film adaptation. Plus, with a variety of family-friendly jokes, The Grinch will no doubt entertain viewers young and old, though the 90-minute runtime does stretch thin in the third act of the movie. Alongside Carrey, still celebrated for his performance, the Grinch 2000 cast includes Taylor Momsen (Cindy Lou Who), Kelley (Max), Jeffrey Tambor (Mayor Augustus Maywho), Christine Baranski (Martha May Whovier), Bill Irwin (Lou Lou Who), and Molly Shannon (Betty Lou Who). [12] Tyler and Danny Elfman, who composed the film's score, collaborated on a new version of the song "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" for the film, which was featured in the final trailer,[12] and early on in the film itself. With Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Kelley, Jeffrey Tambor. Max fans will not be disappointed! Francesca Mills as Who 2, Denis O'Hare as Old Max, Joe Allen as Who 1. Amelia Minto portrays the adorable Cindy-Lou Who in NBC's holiday special "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical!" ‘The Grinch Musical’ 2020 – Full Cast, Performers, & Song List! In February 2013, it was announced that Illumination was developing a 3D animated feature film based on the Dr. Seuss book, with the working title How the Grinch Stole Christmas, later shortened to The Grinch. Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The nostalgia is real.Music: www.bensound.com Matthew Morrison as Grinch, Booboo Stewart as Young Max. It’s visually gorgeous, and the vibe and story twists are modern without being too jarring or psychologically probing. The original animated movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a classic that remains a hands-down favorite for young and old. In the town of Whoville, the human-like people called Whos are filled with excitement about celebrating Christmas. On Christmas Eve, after making a Santa disguise and crafting dozens of gadgets to help him with his plan, the Grinch and Max, who pulls the sleigh in Fred's place, go down to Whoville to steal the decorations and presents. Suess’ The Grinch Musical!” David Cotter, NBC “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical!” The show will follow the trend of live musicals … Based on Dr. Seuss’s … [8] Illumination originally wanted Cumberbatch to voice the Grinch in his natural accent, however, Cumberbatch felt that since the rest of the cast is American, the Grinch himself should have an American accent. Frank Welker provided the uncredited vocal effects for Max (the Grinch's pet dog) and Fred (a reindeer recruited by the Grinch to steal Christmas). (1957). https://www.msn.com/en-xl/news/other/the-grinch-the-cast-today/ar-BB1bRHNN This update to the original runs 105 minutes and is the second-highest grossing holiday film of all time at the box office, with worldwide earnings of more than $345 million. Matthew Morrison is being met with mixed reviews of his role as the mean, green Grinch in NBC's televised "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical!" He soon encounters Cindy after falling into her trap; her request to help lighten her mother's workload and her kind advice about listening to the Whos' singing to alleviate his sadness touches the Grinch's heart. [4] Deadline Hollywood calculated its net profit to be $184.6 million, making it the ninth most-profitable release of 2018. Like us on Facebook and share your favorite Grinch film in our latest post. "[33] Owen Gleiberman of Variety compared the film favorably to the 2000 live-action version, writing, "For anyone who grew up with How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Grinch won’t replace it, yet it's nimble and affectionate in a way that can hook today's children, and more than a few adults, by conjuring a feeling that comes close enough. 1 Away From 'Ralph'? 9 In Deadline's 2018 Most Valuable Blockbuster Tournament", "2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Guide", "Watch the 2018 NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47 Holiday Sing-Along", "Dr. Seuss' 'The Grinch' Coming to Blu-Ray and DVD", "Box-Office Preview: 'The Grinch' to See Green With $55M-$60M U.S. See All Slides. [10] By September 2018, Angela Lansbury had been set to voice the Mayor of Whoville. The Whos wake up and are shocked to see that the presents and decorations are gone. But he’s far less angry than the Grinch in Howard’s movie. The 1966 animated adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas is one of the best Christmas movies that many families still watch each year. Grinch the Musicial cast includes Matthew Morrison in the titular role, BooBoo Stewart as Young Maz, Denis O’ Hare as Old Max and Amelia Minto as Cindy-Lou Who. Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The original animated movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a classic that remains a hands-down favorite for young and old. The Grinch gets to cut the “roast beast” of course, as the guest of honor. The part of the movie that really satisfies is the ending, when the Whos embrace the Grinch quickly after he apologizes to them. He has been played/voiced by many different actors, including: Boris Karloff, Hans Conried, Bob Holt, Anthony Asbury, Jim Carrey, Walter Matthau, Rik Mayall, Zero Mostel, Corey Burton, Phil Hartman, Keith Morrison, Peter Cugno, Josh Gerhardt and Benedict Cumberbatch. [23] It includes three mini-movies: Yellow is the New Black (which preceded the film in its theatrical run), The Dog Days of Winter, and Santa's Little Helpers. And let’s not forget the original Cindy Lou Who, who is seared into our memory from the 1966 holiday film. Matthew Morrison as Grinch, Booboo Stewart as … Keep reading to revisit the details behind each one of these classic Christmas movies. This builds into a traumatic moment that sends the Grinch fleeing from Whoville. It's perhaps not worth seeing in IMAX, but The Grinch does provide some rich visuals that will also capture the eye of all moviegoers. Joining Morrison on stage are Tony Award-winner Denis O’Hare playing Old Max, the Grinch’s loving canine companion, as well as Booboo Stewart (“Descendants 3”) as Young Max. Feeling sorry for the Grinch, Cindy later invites him to celebrate Christmas at her house which he awkwardly attends. Theodor “Dr. The next musical to be produced on TV is Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical starring Matthew Morrison and airing Wednesday, December 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC. [30], On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 60% based on 191 reviews and an average rating of 6.00/10. Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. [24][25] It made $18.7 million on its first day, including $2.2 million from Thursday night previews, more than the $1.7 million taken in by Illumination's Sing in 2016. He has been played/voiced by many different actors, including: Boris Karloff, Hans Conried, Bob Holt, Anthony Asbury, Jim Carrey, Walter Matthau, Rik Mayall, Zero Mostel, Corey Burton, Phil Hartman, Keith Morrison, Peter Cugno, Josh Gerhardt and … Initially deciding to send a letter to Santa Claus to help her mother, Cindy encounters the Grinch. Cindy Lou Who Kelley. 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There’s no dark backstory explaining how the Grinch came to be so mean. [9], Benedict Cumberbatch was cast as the titular character in April 2016. Here are the principal cast members of Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical with and without their grinchy get-ups. The writers of the musical were Tim Mason and Simon Nye and the musical aired on NBC on December 9, 2020. When seated for dinner, he confesses that it wasn't really Christmas he despised, but being alone and neglected. The Grinch is a fictional character created by Dr. Seuss. Fans of the original movie enjoy reciting the clever lines and singing the iconic songs. Amelia Minto portrays the adorable character of Cindy Lou Who in NBC’s Dr Seuss’ The Grinch Musical. 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By the end, your own heart will swell, though maybe just one or two sizes. Afterwards, the sleigh falls off Mount Crumpit, and the Grinch attempts to save it. You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch – Old Max, Young Max and the Grinch 11. The Whos join together to sing "Welcome Christmas", rendering the Grinch puzzled to see that they are celebrating Christmas despite his thefts. It is a performance of an adaptation of the 2006 musical Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!The Musical, which in-turn is based on the holiday children's book How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Grinch’s epiphany and transformation are satisfying, too. Here, his contribution is as toothless as the rest of the movie. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical!” will air Wednesday night, bringing a little bit of Whoville to America. Grinch Taylor Momsen. by Dr. Seuss.It was filmed at the Troubadour Theatre in London. https://www.msn.com/en-xl/news/other/the-grinch-the-cast-today/ar-BB1bRHNN Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical! This holiday season, when everyone is feeling a little lonely in their home cave, we could use a dose of Whoville optimism and connection. “What’s happening to me? [26], Alonso Duralde of TheWrap gave the film a positive review, calling it "full of warmth and wit" and writing, "Purists may balk about revisiting this tale, but The Grinch earns its laughter and its sentiment, both of which are plentiful. Jim Carrey as The Grinch. Begin Slideshow. Meanwhile, 6-year-old Cindy Lou Who notices that her mother Donna is overworked trying to take care of herself and her twin infant brothers, Buster and Bean. If … On the outskirts of Whoville lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of the town. Here's what the cast of the Grinch are up to today. The Old Globe production of Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Jim Carrey in 2000. The Grinch soon decides that he will steal Christmas from Whoville to assuage his distress. They ridiculed his beard and his other-ness. He sarcastically tells her that, if the matter is so urgent, she'll have to talk to Santa face-to-face about it. It’s like innocence staring down the wicked, and we love it. Jim Carrey as The Grinch. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical!’ is going to be the TV event of the holiday season. Griff Rhys Jones plays the old dog recollecting Christmas past, while Matt Terry takes on the young enthusiastic pup who is reluctantly dragged along on Mr Grinch’s mean Christmas-ruining schemes. The plot follows the Grinch and his dog Max as they plan to ruin Whoville's Christmas celebration by stealing all the town's decorations and gifts. However the only one who is not amused is the cantankerous and green-furred Grinch, who has a heart "two sizes too small" and lives in his cave with his dog, Max. Seuss’ How the Grinch … Seuss” Geisel, with additional songs from the 1966 animated TV adaptation. He and Max acquire a fat reindeer whom the Grinch calls Fred and steal a sleigh from his friendly neighbor Mr. Bricklebaum. WhatsApp. The highly-anticipated and made-for-television production of “Dr. Benedict Cumberbatch, voicing the Grinch, opts not to compete with Karloff at all, which is smart and speaks in an American accent, sounding rather like Bill Hader, which is confusing. Tristan O' Hare as Groopert, Cindy Lou's best friend. The Grinch raises his glass and leads the Whos in a toast, saying “To kindness and love, the things we need most!”. Watching classic Christmas movies is a great way to bring some holiday cheer into the home. Hatewatchers had their tweeting thumbs at the ready on Wednesday as NBC lifted the curtain on Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more!”. Prepare to "fah who foraze" with the Whos of Whoville and have your heart grow three sizes! Rashida Jones, Cameron Seely, and Kenan Thompson also joined the cast, while Pharrell Williams, who had previously worked on Illumination's Despicable Me films,[11] was revealed to be narrating the film. Clarnella Rachel Winfree. The cast included Stefán Karl Stefánsson (who is best remembered for playing the role of Robbie Rotten on the children's TV series LazyTown) starring as the Grinch, Walter Charles as Old Max, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger as Young Max. Begin Slideshow . and Other Stories. The 2018 Grinch cast stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the Grinch, Cameron Seely as Cindy Lou Who, Rashida Jones as Donna Who, and Pharrell Williams as the Narrator. Unfortunately, Netflix recently took down the 2018 version of the film, but you can always rent it or browse other Netflix Christmas movies here. The two-hour production of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical! NBC's performance of Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical had plenty to live up to following a string of poorly reviewed live musical broadcasts. What brings down the house for viewers everywhere for all three Grinch movies is the pure heart of a little girl. But fear not, gentle reader, because while it's true there aren't a ton of characters in The Grinch, there are other actors in this stage adaptation. Facebook. The story becomes emotionally complex with three key elements: the wonderfully drawn character of Cindy Lou Who; the flawed and sometimes greedy citizens of Whoville; and the Grinch’s love interest (Baranski). Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The 10 years old, who appeared as the young Cosette last year in the critically acclaimed tour of Cameron Mackintosh’s Les Miserables that was held in the United Kingdom, is all set to make her feature movie debut as the young character of Wendy for the upcoming movie, The Lost Girls, … [5] This was the final Dr. Seuss film adaptation released during the lifetime of Seuss's widow Audrey Geisel, who served as executive producer of the film and died on December 19, 2018, five and a half weeks after the film's release.[6]. (The framing betrayed that last gag — twice! She melts our heart with her large observant eyes and her honest questioning of a Santa fraudster. Getty Denis O'Hare stars as "older" Max in NBC's live musical production of "The Grinch." Matt Terry (Young Max) & Edward Baker-Duly (The Grinch) 2019 Cast of Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The live adaptation will also star Denis O'Hare as Old Max, Booboo Stewart as Young Max and Amelia Minto as Cindy Lou Who, among others. [19] All-in-all the studio spent an estimated $121 million promoting the film worldwide. [20] It is Universal's second biggest hit of 2018 behind Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. !” the Grinch wails as his heart thumps and feelings pour into him. It went on to debut to $67.6 million, finishing first at the box office and topping the 2000 film's $55 million opening. Stay in the know at a glance with the … Tyler, the Creator wrote a new song for the film titled "I Am the Grinch". ‘The Grinch Musical’ 2020 – Full Cast, Performers, & Song List! At 26 minutes, the Grinch original is a tight masterpiece—the wit, the wonder of Whoville, the epic meanie everyone loves to hate and then loves to love once he reforms. And we love the simple, elegant symbol of transformation. He has to feel first, in a private moment, before he can feel for others—a psychological truth that Howard tries to show on screen. On November 20, 2017, Danny Elfman was revealed to be composing the film's score. The website's critical consensus reads, "The Grinch gives the classic Seuss source material a brightly animated update that's solidly suitable for younger viewers without adding substantially to the story's legacy. Guide To Singers. With Christmas approaching, a bungled attempt by the Grinch to ruin a tree-lighting ceremony results in him having a flashback about his childhood spent alone and unwanted in an orphanage. In addition, Townsend Coleman, Jess Harnell, Laraine Newman, Scott Mosier, Mindy Sterling, Tara Strong, and Jim Ward all perform additional voices. Grinch fans will love this modern adaptation, even if the bad boy goes off the rails at times. Cindy invites the Grinch to a celebration at her house, which is full of extended family and a few neighbors. A musical version breathes new life into the timeless story, starring Matthew Morrison as the Grinch. “The Grinch and Max” by Lisa Zins is licensed under CC BY 2.0, “What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. [12], The animation was created by Illumination Mac Guff in Paris, France. That’s partly Jim Carrey’s signature excesses, and partly a portrayal of a wounded soul turned vengeful. Pinterest. Suess’ The Grinch Musical!” David Cotter, NBC “Dr. Mr. Brown Can Moo! The song emphasizes his hatefulness—garlic in his soul, termites in his smile—but in the movie he doesn’t come across as evil. Cindy believes that she's to blame because of her trap, but Donna tells her that Christmas is not centered on presents and that Cindy's the best thing that ever happened to her. His energy is high but short of any manic madness. The Old Globe production of Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Whoville “gets” him without a lot of fuss. It’s by Tyler, the Creator, who only a few years ago was considered one of the saltiest (to put it mildly) voices in music. With Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Kelley, Jeffrey Tambor. Cast. Prepare to "fah who foraze" with the Whos of Whoville and have your heart grow three sizes! [13] Several software programs were used in creating the film's CGI characters including Maya, ZBrush, and Nuke as well as in-house software. Now, grab that cup of hot chocolate and settle in for a Grinchfest! The musical was directed by Julia Knowles and Max Webster. "[38], This article is about the 2018 3D computer-animated film. The “Grinch” musical, with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin, premiered at the Old Globe in 1998. The Grinch (also known as Dr. Seuss's The Grinch) is a 2018 American computer-animated Christmas fantasy comedy film produced by Illumination and distributed by Universal Pictures. The little girl that ties all 3 films together. Lots of comic elements are thrown in the mix. Whobris Josh Ryan Evans. Despite this, the Grinch continues his mission, unable to let go of the loneliness Christmas brought him. The musical was directed by Julia Knowles and Max Webster. From 2019 stage production. The story unfolds in the familiar way, but with some fresh twists and delights. December 9, 2020. Georgia Toffolo provided the voice of Mrs. Toffee Apple (a customer who was trying to reach a jar of "Christmas chutney") in one scene in the UK release. In this movie she tries to get a letter to Santa to ask him to help her single Mother. Tonight's the night - Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical! The film is directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier, written by Michael LeSieur and Tommy Swerdlow, narrated by Pharrell Williams, and starring the voices of Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Cameron Seely, and Angela Lansbury. 2 / 13. This year especially, we could all use a reminder of the true meaning of Christmas. The town needs a shakeup, and she’s exactly right for the job. The nostalgia is real.Music: www.bensound.com If you’ve ever heard someone say, ‘the Grinch is just misunderstood’—you’ll find that portrayal in this movie. 3 / 13. It’s the story of a lonely mountain creature who is so jealous of the holiday celebration in nearby Whoville that he dresses as … NBC's upcoming production of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical is just days away. Taylor Momsen is … On the Radio. It’s based on the 1957 book by former La Jolla resident Ted “Dr. [20] To promote the film, a giant inflatable balloon featuring the titular character first appeared at the 91st Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on November 23, 2017, 1 year ahead of its release. "[37] Amy West of Empire gave the film 3 out of 5 stars, writing "Despite its story-telling ambition being two sizes too small (much like its hairy protagonist’s heart), The Grinch is impossibly cute, visually rich and boasts enough festive fun to satisfy young viewers. She hatches a plan to trap Santa when he enters her home on Christmas Eve; that way, she can state her case. 10. will air Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. from the Troubadour Theatre in London. At one point, he calls himself a “psycho,” and he might remind viewers of the “Joker” from the Batman series in his manic vengeance. But it’s Cindy Lou Who who carries the movie with her kindness, empathy, and intellectual fearlessness (she has her own “yuletide doubts,” she admits to the Grinch). Dr. Seuss: How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Amelia Minto portrays the adorable Cindy-Lou Who in NBC's holiday special "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical!" The performance can be heard for free on KPBS Radio 89.5 FM, on the KPBS website and app, and on smart speakers Thursday, November 26 (Thanksgiving Day) at 12:00 noon, Saturday, December 5 at 12:00 noon, Sunday, December 20 at 12:00 noon, and Thursday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) at 6:00 p.m. Dr. Seuss’s How … • Benedict Cumberbatch as The Grinch, a bitter, grumpy, cave-dwelling, green creature who hates Christmas. Directed by Ron Howard. Oh, and Max gets to recognize the new Grinch in a wonderfully real way. Directed by Ron Howard and narrated by Anthony Hopkins, this live-action movie stars Jim Carrey as the Grinch. The next musical to be produced on TV is Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical starring Matthew Morrison and airing Wednesday, December 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC. The Grinch here is more of a sourpuss compared to the 2000 version of the holiday film. It's a full-throated Fah-Who-Foraze. The cast included Stefán Karl Stefánsson (who is best remembered for playing the role of Robbie Rotten on the children's TV series LazyTown) starring as the Grinch, Walter Charles as Old Max, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger as Young Max. [21] Later in December 2018, The Grinch and Max also made cameos in that year's WNBC/WNJU holiday sing along promo.[22]. Hear from cast … Seuss’ The Grinch Musical!” will air Wednesday night, bringing a little bit of Whoville to America. Lou Lou Who Molly Shannon. She even calls out the Mayor on his hypocrisy, as she nominates the Grinch to be “Holiday Cheermeister” for their celebration. A repeat of the TV musical will air Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. on NBC. 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"[31] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 51 out of 100, based on 32 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Dr. … On the Radio. It marks Illumination's second Dr. Seuss film adaptation, following The Lorax (2012). We’re Hollywood.com, and the only thing fake about us is our lip fillers. by Dr. Seuss, it is the third screen adaptation of the story, following the 1966 television special starring Boris Karloff and the 2000 live-action feature-length film starring Jim Carrey. They also love the simple storyline where the Grinch is awful mainly because he’s super annoyed by the singing and noisy festivities of Whoville. Leading the talented cast is Matthew Morrison in the leading role as The Grinch, All details on the site celebsbar.com Ramone Hamilton as Axl, one of Cindy Lou's friends. Then and now Grinch compilation. Matthew Morrison as Grinch, and Denis O’Hare as Old Max in “Dr. You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch (Reprise) – Old Max 13. "[34], Glenn Kenny of The New York Times wrote, "Said dog, Max is the most charming character in this version, directed by Scott Mosier and Yarrow Cheney. After a test run, the Grinch and Max discover that Fred has a family, and the Grinch emotionally agrees to let Fred go home with them. All music is composed by Danny Elfman except where indicated. : Dr. Seuss's Book of Wonderful Noises! ©1999-2020 HOLLYWOOD.COM, LLC. Take a look behind the curtain at San Diego's most iconic theatrical production, "Dr. Suess's How the Grinch Stole Christmas" at The Old Globe. Why not put all three movies on your viewing wish list? In this movie, Cindy Lou Who is just a toddler, but her selfless love for her Mother is the holiday magic that plants the seed in the Grinch. But we might feel his heart-expanding journey just a bit more this season. Martha May Whovier Bill Irwin. Tonight’s the night – Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical! Santa for a Day – Cindy Lou Who and the Grinch 12. The filmmakers keep the visuals merry and popping bright. Who Plays The Grinch and Max On NBC? [7] Peter Candeland and Yarrow Cheney were set to direct,[8] though in 2018 producer Scott Mosier took over from Candeland. This page was last edited on 13 December 2020, at 02:35. The Musical. Matthew Morrison is opening up about his experience of portraying the Grinch in the upcoming musical version of the classic holiday story. ‘Dr. “Glee” star Matthew Morrison will play the Grinch in a new NBC holiday live production “Dr. Cast. The Dog Days of Winter was first shown on NBC on November 23, 2018, after How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966) and before Trolls Holiday. From the way NBC's not quite (at all) live Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical has been advertised, you'd think Matthew Morrison was starring in a one-man show version of the devious holiday tale. With this, the Grinch finally accepts the Whos' friendship and enjoys Christmas with them. 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