Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical!

Broadway's #1 Holiday Hit

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Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage. Featuring the hit songs “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas,” The Grinch discovers there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming holiday classic. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away from the holiday-loving Whos. Celebrate the holidays with the show The New York Times calls "100 times better than any bedside story!"

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Tue, Nov 29 - Sun, Dec 4, 2016


Tickets Go On Sale Saturday, April 2 at 10am. Find tickets online at DPACnc.com, Ticketmaster.com or at The Ticket Center at DPAC, in person or by phone at 919.680.2787.


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Age Restriction

Please note that all guests require a ticket, regardless of age. We recommend that children be at least six years old to attend a performance of Grinch. Children under the age of 4 are not allowed at this performance. Children must be able to sit quietly in their own seat without disturbing other guests. As a further courtesy to our guests, DPAC recommends one parent or chaperone for every one child in attendance.

Camera Policy

Photography and Video Recording is prohibited. All electronic devices (cell phones, smart phones, tablets, digital cameras) must be turned off before entering the seating area. Cameras with detachable lens are not allowed into the building.

Content Advsiory

Recommended for all audiences including couples, parents, grandparents and kids alike.

We recommend that children be at least six years old to attend a performance of Grinch. Children under the age of 4 are not allowed.

DPAC offers a diverse selection of entertainment. Not all productions may appeal to or be appropriate for every guest or for all ages. Ticket buyers should take responsibility for making informed decisions regarding their purchases. We recommend visiting the official website of each show or for many current Broadway shows, websites like Broadway.com are a good resource to learn more about the show you are coming to see at DPAC.If you ever have questions about the content or appropriateness of a show, please contact us at [email protected].

Doors Open

Lobby doors open 60 minutes prior to the start of the event and doors to the seating area open 30 minutes prior. 

Event Schedule

Approximately 85 minutes and is performed without an intermission.

*Please note all times are approximate and subject to change without notice.

Safety First Bag Check

For your safety, all guests and their bags are subject to inspection before entry. This inspection may include the use of metal detectors. Restricted items include, but are not limited to, Alcohol, Cameras, Glass Bottles, and Weapons of any kind. In addition, we will also now restrict backpacks and any oversized bags larger than 12 inches by 12 inches x 10 inches (about the size of a standard milk crate). Safety first is our goal. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback at [email protected] 

Weather Policy

During winter weather months, all performances scheduled at DPAC normally take place as planned. For more information on our inclement weather policy please visit INCLEMENT WEATHER FAQ.