Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

November 7, 2023–December 31, 2023

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

Directed by Heidi Van | Music direction by Anthony T. Edwards | Choreography by Ryan Dervin

Featuring Lucas Lowry, Robert Vardiman, Bob Linebarger, Bradley J. Thomas, Hew McKoy, Jay Allen, Delilah Rose Pellow, Franci Talamantez-Witte, Jake Golliher, Abby Brady, Nile Clipner, Avery Satterfield, Lily Stewart, Ruby Schubert, Vivi Kapple, Kamryn Henderson, Nora Mae Dixon, Nora Brasel, Lainey McManamy, Ailia Ford, Nolan Stewart, Tessa Brasel, Leo James Covits & Sophia Bell Payton

Back by popular demand, the beloved television classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season.

Rudolph and his friends, Clarice, Hermey the Elf, and Yukon Cornelius learn what makes you different makes you special. As one reviewer put it, “If adorable is at the top of your Christmas list, save an afternoon or evening for Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical… as rich as eggnog!”

for everyone

Approx. Length: 60 Minutes

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Special Performances

Throughout the run of the show, there are several special performances:

  • Opening Night: November 10 at 7 pm
  • American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreted Performance: November 25 at 4 pm
  • Sensory Friendly Performances for neurodiverse audiences featuring technical adjustments, sensory supports, house lights on and flexible audience expectations: December 14 at 12 pm, December 15 at 7 pm
Further Listening

Want to explore more musical themes inspired by The Coterie’s production of Rudolph? Our friends at Classical KC 90.1FM has created a curated playlist of music that connects to the play and invites curious minds to make connections between the sounds they hear and the play they watched.


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
Script adaptation by Robert Penola
Arrangements and orchestrations by Timothy Splain
Based on the animated television special and the stage production directed and conceived by Jeff Frank and First Stage
“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” animated television special adapted from a story by Robert L. May and the song by Johnny Marks, music and lyrics by Johnny Marks. All elements © and TM under license to Character Arts, LLC.