Old Globe's 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' returns for holiday season

Posted at 4:20 PM, Nov 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-15 18:43:04-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - The Grinch is back yet again to steal Christmas from San Diego.

The Old Globe Theatre's production of "Dr. Suess's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" returns to San Diego for its run from Nov. 4 to Dec. 24. 

Back for its 20th year, the holiday classic brings Whoville to the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in Balboa Park. The Grinch, played by Edward Watts, will embark on a quest to stop Christmas from gracing the town of Whoville, featuring the songs "This Time of Year," "Santa for a Day," and "Fah Who Doraze."

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But the action isn't just on the stage.

On Sunday, Nov. 12, the show will kick off with the 12th annual tree lighting outside the Globe with a special performance by the cast for free. On Dec. 2, the show plays on the background of Balboa Nights, giving families the chance for a full day of holiday fun.

Preview performances will run from Nov. 4 to Nov. 8, with opening night occurring Nov. 9. Tickets begin at $37 for adults and $24 for children 17-years-old and under. Children under three will be admitted to 11 a.m. shows only. Children under two will be admitted for free but must remain in the lap of their parent or guardian.

For a full list of shows and to purchase tickets, visit the Old Globe Theatre's website here

If you've never seen The Old Globe's run of The Grinch, here's a little taste: