“A Christmas Story: The Musical” Just Announced Their First Cast Member…

It was announced yesterday that Maya Rudolph will star in Fox’s live musical of the classic holiday movie “A Christmas Story” as nine-year-old Ralphie Parker’s mother.Additional cast members have not been announced but they say they’ll announce other cast members later on. It will be a three-hour live television production, inspired by the 1983 movie…you know the one where the boy gets his tongue stuck to a frozen flagpole). Marc Platt will be the executive producer who also worked on “Grease: Live” and “La La Land“.  “A Christmas Story: The Musical” will air live on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 7pm ET/PT on Fox.

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