Zac Ballard, John Bolton, Erin Dilly, Eddie Korbich, and Caroline O'Connor will join the previously reported Dan Lauria in the upcoming Broadway production of A Christmas Story, The Musical. The holiday show will run at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre from November 5 to December 30.
Bolton, who starred in the production's world premiere and 2011 national tour (and is featured on the soon-to-be-released CD of A Christmas Story), will reprise his role as The Old Man. Dilly will play Mother, with Korbich as Santa Claus, O'Connor as school teacher Miss Shields, and Ballard as Ralphie's younger brother Randy.
The ensemble will include Tia Altinay, John Babbo, Charissa Bertels, Grace Capeless, Zoe Considine, Andrew Cristi, Mathew deGuzman, Thay Flloyd, George Franklin, Nick Gaswirth, Mark Ledbetter, Jose Luaces, Jack Mastrianni, Mara Newbery, Lindsay O'Neil, Sarah Min-Kyung Park, J.D. Rodriguez, Analise Scarpaci, Lara Seibert, Jeremy Shinder, Luke Spring, Beatrice Tulchin, and Kirsten Wyatt.
The actor playing the central role of Ralphie will be announced soon.
Based on the writings of humorist Jean Shepherd and the popular 1983 film A Christmas Story, the Broadway production features a score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, with a book by Joseph Robinette, direction by John Rando, and choreography by Warren Carlyle.
Scenic design will be by Walt Spangler, costume design by Elizabeth Hope Clancy, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Ken Travis, wig design by Tom Watson, orchestrations by Tony nominee Larry Blan, music direction and supervision by Ian Eisendrath, dance music arrangements by Glen Kelly, and vocal arrangements by Justin Paul.