See Pics From the Set of A Christmas Story Live
The production is set to air December 17 on Fox.
Fox's A Christmas Story Live is deep into rehearsals in preparation for for its December 17 air date. TheaterMania visited the set in Los Angeles for a behind-the-scenes look at the magic taking place. Check out photos from our Instagram account for a sneak peek at Ralphie and the Parker family.
The three-hour live television event is inspired by the holiday classic feature A Christmas Story and Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Joseph Robinette's Tony Award-nominated Broadway production A Christmas Story: The Musical. Set to air on December 17, it is directed and executive-produced by Scott Ellis. Marc Platt and Adam Siegel will executive-produce, with Jonathan Tolins and Robert Cary serving as coexecutive producers and writers.
The company includes Andy Walken as Ralphie, Maya Rudolph as Ralphie's mother, Matthew Broderick as the narrator, Jane Krakowski as Miss Shields, Ana Gasteyer as Mrs. Schwartz, Chris Diamantopoulos as the Old Man, Ken Jeong as both a Christmas tree salesman and a restaurant owner, and David Alan Grier as Santa Claus. The band PrettyMuch will appear as the Hohman, Indiana carolers.