Another of our favorite films from the 1980s is set to get the musical treatment, and we couldn't be more thrilled. Peter Billingsley, who played Ralphie Parker in the Yuletide classic "A Christmas Story," is executive producing "A Christmas Story: The Musical!" It will run in Seattle at the 5th Avenue Theater from December 9th to the 30th (lucky Seattleites!).
"'A Christmas Story' has always meant a lot to me personally," Billingsley told The Hollywood Reporter "I'm excited to bring this film to the stage because the story and the characters lend themselves so well to the world of musicals."
The film follows Ralphie on his quest to get a Red Ryder Bb gun for Christmas, despite the fact that his mother, teacher and Santa Claus all shoot down his dream with the five immortal words: "You'll shoot your eye out!" "A Christmas Story: The Musical! »
- Terri Schwartz
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