In 2012, a staged musical adaptation of this movie opened on Broadway. One of the co-producers was Peter Billingsley, who as a child played the lead role of Ralphie in the movie. As an adult, Billingsley transitioned into producing such movies as The Break-Up(2006), Four Christmases (2008), and Iron Man (2008). "A Christmas Story: The Musical!" was the first stage play or musical he produced.