John Bolton
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
John Bolton
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
James Judy will play Jean Shepherd, John Bolton will be The Old Man, Anne L. Nathan will play Mother, and Zachary Carter Sayle will be Ralphie in the Kansas City Repertory Theatre's production of A Christmas Story, The Musical!, to run November 20- December 27. Eric Rosen will direct the production.

With book by Joseph Robinette and music and lyrics by Scott Davenport Richards, the musical is based on Bob Clark's popular 1983 movie version of Jean Shepherd's novel of the same name.

The company also features Becky Barta (Miss Shields), Aaron Conley (Flick), Troy Doherty (Scut Farcus), Patrick DuLaney (Chorus), Karen Errington (Chorus), Seth Golay (Chorus), Jennie Greenberry (Chorus), Dakota Hoar (Schwartz), Katie Kalahurka (Chorus), Katherine McNamara (Girl), Orville Mendoza (Chorus), Alan Mingo, Jr. (Chorus), Kip Niven (Chorus), Zachary Rand (Grover Dill), Vanessa Severo (Chorus), and Jake Siegfried (Randy).

The creative team includes Kelly Devine (choreographer), Walt Spangler (scenic design), Elizabeth Hope Clancy (costume design), Jason Lyons (lighting design), and Dominic Sack and Carl Cassella (sound design).

For further information, visit www.achristmasstorythemusical.com.