BREAKING NEWS: Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski and Chris Diamantopoulos has been tapped to join FOX upcoming live televised presentation of A Christmas Story, the Musical this December.

Krakowski (known for her work on stage and screen) will take on the role of “Miss Shields”, the schoolteacher of the story’s main character “Ralphie” who fails him for writing a paper on getting a BB Gun for Christmas. The role was made famous on screen by Tedde Moore and on stage by Caroline O’Connor.

Meanwhile, Diamantopoulos (last seen on Broadway opposite Sara Bareilles in Waitress the Musical) will take on the role of Mr. Parker, the gruff father of “Ralphie”.

Both performers will join an exciting previously announced lineup including SNL favorite Maya Rudolph as “Mrs. Parker”, Tony winner Matthew Broderick as “Narrator / Older Ralphie”, and introducing newcomer Andy Walken as “Ralphie”.

A CHRISTMAS STORY airs on FOX on December 17th, 2017 at 7pm.

Who is excited?!

Jane Krakowski has joined the cast of FOX’s A Christmas Story Live – find out who she’ll play below!

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