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Grinchmas returns to Universal Orlando Resort: See live Grinch musical

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Grinchmas is back at Universal Orlando Resort this holiday season as part of the "Naughty and Nice" celebration. Of course, the Mean Green One fits the naught category, at least until he's reformed at the end of the Dr. Seuss classic. You can see that well-loved story performed on stage every day at Islands of Adventure through January 4.

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"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" has delighted kids for generations, both in the book and the cartoon and movie versions. Universal Orlando Resort hosts a special show every year that combines the classic version of the story with elements of the movie. It's a live action musical with songs arranged by Mannheim Streamroller. Of course it also includes the classic, "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch."

Click the slideshow accompanying this article for a slideshow of scenes from the show. It even includes an appearance by the loveable Max the dog. You can also meet the Grinch throughout the day for a photo and a little Grinch-style holiday cheer.

Check your park map for show times and get in line early for this must-see performance. It's in a sound stage, so it has a large capacity, but it still fills up on busy days.

The Macy's Parade is another be draw that happens next door at Universal Studios Florida. For scenes from this year's version, jump to this article.

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