The Grunch — A New Children’s Musical

The Grunch — A New Children’s Musical

May 6 – May 7, 2023 TICKETS & TIMES

Book, Music and Lyrics by Denver Casado and Betina Hershey
Additional Material by Brian Dawson

The Carnegie’s Children’s Musical allows students to take their skills to the next level and perform in a fully produced musical in The Carnegie’s Otto M. Budig Theatre.

Inspired by “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas”, THE GRUNCH tells the story of Rudy Grunch, a grumpy 6th grader who always feels like an outsider. When the entire school gets excited about the annual school musical, he comes up with a perfect plan to ruin it for everyone; he’ll steal the sets, costumes and lights the night before it opens. But will the spirit of theatre prevail?

Running Time: Approx. 1 hr

THE GRUNCH is presented through special arrangement with Beat by Beat Press (

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LANGUAGE: Sexual references, mild obscenities, and homophobic slurs.

ALCOHOL: Alcohol is consumed.

VIOLENCE: There is a boxing match in the musical.

FOR WHICH AUDIENCE: Kinky Boots is a mature musical comedy. The play is best suited for Grade 8 and up.

RATING: If it were a movie, Kinky Boots would be rated “PG-13.”


SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN is a family-friendly production, appropriate for all ages.

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