Matthew Morrison is starring as The Grinch in the next NBC Live televised event, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical!
The former Glee star will be joined by Denis O’Hare as his dog Max, and Booboo Stewart, who will play the younger version of Max, Deadline reports.
“In what has been an extremely challenging year for us all, it is an honor to bring some holiday cheer into viewers’ homes this December,” Matthew said. “My wish is to bring some Who-ville magic to this holiday season and, while the pandemic presents some challenges in bringing a stage production to life, we are excited to present a unique version of this seasonal favorite in a new creative and imaginative way.”
The musical will be staged at the Troubadour Theatre in London, and will air on December 9th on NBC!
Booboo recently opened up about booking a lot of musical roles (Descendants, Paradise City, Julie and the Phantoms) and how he doesn’t intentionally go out looking for them, nor does he think he’s good enough for the roles.
“I have been against every single time I get an audition to sing, I’m always like, ‘No,’” he told TooFab. “It’s actually really funny I keep doing these parts. It’s never a key factor, it’s just the material itself and the people involved with it.”
“Literally, whenever something comes up where I have to be singing, in my head I go, ‘No, I’m not good enough. I don’t think I’ll be able to do it,’” Booboo added. “Then, somehow…”
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