Maya Rudolph is set to star inA Christmas Story, Fox ‘s latest live musical.
Based on the 2012 Broadway production, A Christmas Story will be a three-hour broadcast airing Sunday, Dec. 17 at 7PM. Marc Platt, the producer of Grease: Live as well as hits like Wicked and La La Land, is producing A Christmas Story, which is based on the beloved 1983 movie.
Rudolph will star as the mother of nine-year old protagonist Ralphie Parker.
A Christmas Story: The Musical opened on Broadway in November 2012 and earned three Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical, Best Original Score and Best Book of a Musical. Based on the writings of Jean Shepherd, the book was written by Joseph Robinette, with music and lyrics by Pasek and Paul.