Jeff Skowron in Dr. Seuss'
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
(© Craig Schwartz)
Jeff Skowron in Dr. Seuss'
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

(© Craig Schwartz)
Jeff Skowron will reprise his portrayal of the title character of the Old Globe Theatre's 13th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, to run November 20 - December 26. James Vasquez will direct the production.

With book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin, the show, conceived and originally directed by Jack O'Brien and choreographed by John DeLuca, brings to the stage Dr. Seuss' classic children's story about a mean creature that tries to ruin Christmas for the denizens of Whoville. Complete casting will be announced at a later date.

Skowron's Broadway credits include Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Enron, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, and High Society. Among his film and television credits are New York City Seranade, The Narrows, The Good Shepherd, and Mary and Rhoda, as well as all of the incarnations of Law & Order.

The creative team will include Ron Colvard (music direction), Bob Richard (additional choreography), John Lee Beatty (scenic design), Robert Morgan (costume design), Pat Collins (lighting design), and Paul Peterson (sound design).