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Pasek and Paul's A Christmas Story to Be Fox's Next Live Musical Event

The Tony-nominated stage show will air this December. logo
Benj Pasek and Justin Paul will bring leg lamps and A Christmas Story to Fox.
(© David Gordon)

Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Joseph Robinette's Tony-nominated musical version of the classic A Christmas Story will be presented this December as a live musical event on Fox. Marc Platt and Adam Siegel executive-produce alongside Fox Broadcasting Company and Warner Horizon Unscripted Television.

Pasek and Paul, represented on Broadway with Dear Evan Hansen, will compose new songs for the event, with Jonathan Tolins and Robert Cary adapting the book. The live Fox broadcast follows in the footsteps of 2016's Grease: Live.

Nominated for six Drama Desk Awards and three Tonys (including Best Book, Best Score, and Best Musical), A Christmas Story is inspired by the cult-classic film of the same title and the stories of late humorist Jean Shepherd.

Full casting and additional information will be announced.