Production year: 1996
Directed by Terry Hughes - Written by Mark Saltzman - Choreography by Rob Marshall - Orchestrations by Larry Blank
Starring: Angela Lansbury, David Norona, Debra Wiseman, Terrence Mann, Lynsey Bartilson, Grace Keagy, Charles Durning, Michael Jeter, Linda Kerns
The plot: Santa Claus doesn’t pay much attention to her wife who’s trying to discover a new simpler route for him, so she decides to try the route herself. Unfortunately one of the reindeer has a problem and she is forced to stop in New York. Once there she meets new friends, helps them to get their wishes fulfilled and then returns to her husband, who discovers he needs her more then he knew.
Musical Numbers: Overture - Seven Days 'til Christmas - Mrs. Santa Claus - Avenue A - Avenue A (reprise) - A Tavish Toy - Almost Young - Almost Young (reprise) - Suffragette March - We Don't Go Together at All - Whistle - Dear Mrs. Santa Claus - He Needs Me - The Best Christmas of All
Awards: Emmy for Outsatnding Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Special; Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Award - Awards Nominations: Emmy for Outsatnding Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Special, Outstanding Choreography, Outstanding Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special, Outstanding Music and Lyrics (song "Mrs. Santa Claus")