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A Musical in Two Acts Book by Joseph Robinette Words and Music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul ‘Based upon the mation picture A Christmas Story Distributed by Wamer Bros., \Waitten by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bab Clark and upon ‘In God We Trt ll Others Pay Cash Written by Jean Shepherd Produced with permission of Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Dalfe Entertsinment November 16,2012 bhiahing ou have received a prepublication manuscript from The Dramatic Publishing Compan Ine. Since it iss prepublication script, basic editorial changes (eg. srammar, spelling, Punctuation, et.) that may be made prior o publishing may not have been made inthe manuscript. Performing Inform Unless special arrangements have been made with our office, you have received this ‘manuscript for reading only, not for production, You may be she to obtain permission { use this manuscript for production if your production dates werrant. Such permission can only be granted by The Dramatic Publishing Company, Ine. and only in wet If you are considering 2 production of this play/musial, please contact our iensing department between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 pm. Ceatal ine: Dramatic Publish, 311 Washington si Woodstock, 1 60098 Phone: (815) 338-7170, Fax: (815) 338-8981 Email: lceasing@dpeplays.com ‘We look forward to assisting you in your production ofthis play/musical 311 Washigton St.» Woodstock, 0098+ (815) 38-7170 «Fax: (815) 38-8981 «wav dramaipulishing com w#® NOTICE "™* ‘The amateur and stock acting rights to this work are controlled exclusively by THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY, INC., without whose penmission in ‘writing no performance of t may be given. Royalty must be paid every time a play is performed whether or not it is presented for profit and whether or no admission is charged, A play is performed any time itis acted before an audience. Current royalty rates, applications and restrictions may be found at our website: www. dramatiepublishing.com, or we may be contacted by mail at: THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY, INC.,311 Washington St, Woodstock, IL 60098, (COPYRIGHT LAW GIVES THE AUTHOR OR THE AUTHOR'S AGENT THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO MAKE COPIES. This law provides authors with a fair retum for their erative efforts. Authors eam ther living from the royalties they receive from book sales and from the performance of their work. Conscientious ‘observance of copyright law is not only ethical, it encourages authors to contiaue their creative work. This work is fully protected by copyright. No alterations, de- letions or substitutions may be made inthe work without the prior written consent ‘of the publisher. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, ‘videotape, film, or any information storage and retrieval system, without permis- sion in writing from the publisher. It may not be performed ether by professionals ‘or amateurs without payment of royalty. All rights, including, but not limited to, ‘the professional, motion picture, radio, television, videotape, foreign language, ‘tabloid, recitation, lecturing, publication and reading, ate reserved, MMVI ‘Book by JOSEPH ROBINETTE Musie and lyrics by BENJ PASEK and JUSTIN PAUL Based upon the motion picture A Christmas Story (©1983 Tumer Entertainment Co, Distributed by Wamer Bros. ‘Written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark ‘and on the book In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd Printed inthe United States of America All Rights Reserved (ACHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL) For inguiries concerning all other rights, contact: ‘William Moris Endeavor Enertainment, LLC, 1325 Avenue of the Americas, Sth floor [New York, NY 10019 « Phone: (212) $86-5100