How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The holiday musical will run November 4 – December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run November 4 – November 8. Opening night is Thursday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m. The Grinch is directed by James Vásquez with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin.