The instant classic movie about Ralphie and his gun is now adapted into a popular musical. The show, which premiered at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre in November 2009, shattered box office records after successful readings in New York City featuring stars like Beau Bridges and Jean Shepherd. Based on stories by Jean Sheperd with songs by Ben Pasek and Justin Paul and a book by Joseph Robinette, A Christmas Story, The Musical! moved on to a hugely popular and successful commercial run at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, WA during the 2010 Holiday season. With hopes of a 2011 Broadway premiere, fans seek A Christmas Story, The Musical tickets with baited breath.