Thesp to narrate Seuss tuner

John Cullum (“Urinetown,” “Northern Exposure”) will play the narrator in “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! — The Musical,” which kicks off a seasonal run on Broadway in October.

Patrick Page, who has played Scar in “The Lion King,” portrays the titular meanie.

Tuner, an annual staple at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego, is based on the Dr. Seuss book that has been turned into a 1966 animated TV special and a 2000 film that starred Jim Carrey. Gotham incarnation of the musical begins perfs Oct. 25 and runs through Jan. 7.

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