'Rudolph' a gleeful musical take on holiday favorite

 
 
Posted11/21/2013 6:00 AM
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  • Hermey the Elf (Glenbard West High School sophomore Michael Saguto), Yukon Cornelius (Michael Accardo) and Rudolph (Cody J. Bolithon) try to escape the Abominable Snow Monster.

    Hermey the Elf (Glenbard West High School sophomore Michael Saguto), Yukon Cornelius (Michael Accardo) and Rudolph (Cody J. Bolithon) try to escape the Abominable Snow Monster. Photo by Tom McGrath

  • Sam the Snowman (Sean Patrick Fawcett) narrates the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

    Sam the Snowman (Sean Patrick Fawcett) narrates the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Photo by Tom McGrath

  • Hermey the Elf (Glenbard West High School sophomore Michael Saguto), Yukon Cornelius (Michael Accardo) and Rudolph (Cody J. Bolithon) head toward the Island of Misfit Toys in "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical."

    Hermey the Elf (Glenbard West High School sophomore Michael Saguto), Yukon Cornelius (Michael Accardo) and Rudolph (Cody J. Bolithon) head toward the Island of Misfit Toys in "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical." Photo by Tom McGrath

  • Mrs. Claus (Lillian Castillo) and Santa (Robb Alton) share a joyful moment in "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical."

    Mrs. Claus (Lillian Castillo) and Santa (Robb Alton) share a joyful moment in "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical." Photo by Tom McGrath

"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical," which just opened at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, is a faithful, lively and entertaining adaptation of the classic animated television special.

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