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December

Through Dec. 23
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
Revisit your favorite Jane Austen characters in time for the holidays as Mary Bennet looks for love.
Southern Repertory Theatre, Location TBD, 522-6545, SouthernRep.com

1-26
Home for the Holidays with the Victory Belles
For multiple nights a week during the holiday season, the Victory Belles will perform both secular and sacred holiday classics with beautiful voices, costumes and choreography.
The Stage Door Canteen, 945 Magazine St., 528-1943, NationalWW2Museum.org

1
The Avett Brothers
Critically acclaimed folk rock band The Avett Brothers comes to New Orleans after missing its originally scheduled March date due to illness in the band.
The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

5
Cirque Dreams Holidaze
This show is an acrobatic cirque spectacle, Broadway musical and family show rolled into one, called “a delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent” by The New York Daily News.
The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

8-17
Steel Poinsettias
For those looking for an adult antidote to the holiday season, try this show of Mrs. Sandy Claus doing hair and talking trash with Cherie Snowman, Wheezy Grincheaux and other colorful characters.
Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., 461-9475, RivertownTheaters.com

8-17
Tuck Everlasting
Based on the classic novel, this musical tells the story of free-spirited 11-year-old Winnie Foster, who meets the magical Tucks, who hold the secret to eternal life.
Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 6400 Airline Drive, 731-4700, JPAS.org

8-9
A Man and His Prostate

Ed Asner stars a man who goes on a journey of pain, anatomy and laughter in this story of a hilarious visit to the hospital.
Le Petit Théâtre, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081, LePetitTheatre.com

9-10
Orpheum Holiday Spectacular with the 610 Stompers

The Louisiana Philharmonic celebrates the holiday season with the help of New Orleans’ favorite ordinary men with extraordinary moves.
Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com

12
Randy Newman

American composer and singer-songwriter Randy Newman (Toy Story, The Natural) comes to The Orpheum for one night only.
Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com

13
Debauchery! Holiday Edition!

New Orleans’ live, ongoing soap opera continues as sisters Chanel and Cartier continue their outrageous adventures.
Church of Yoga NOLA, 1480 N. Rocheblave St., 522-6545, SouthernRep.com

14
Outside the Bachs – a Baroque Christmas

The Louisiana Philharmonic presents a selection of Christmas classics, including Handel’s Messiah.
Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com

15
The Legend of Zelda – Symphony of the Goddesses

Celebrating 30 years of stirring virtual adventure, this orchestral and choral rendition of The Legend of Zelda soundtracks is in its fourth season.
The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

16-22
New Orleans Ballet Theater – The Nutcracker

Revisit the magical world of the Sugar Plum Fairy with the New Orleans Ballet.
Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com

19-24
White Christmas

Based on the 1954 movie starring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye, this musical tells the story of a song-and-dance team putting on a show at a Vermont inn and falling for a sister act in the process.
The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

20
Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Over the past 20-plus years, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s concerts have become a beloved holiday tradition.
Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, 587-3663, SmoothieKingCenter.com

22-23
Harry Shearer and Judith Owen’s Christmas Without Tears

Harry Shearer of The Simpsons and This Is Spinal Tap and his wife, musician Judith Owen, bring their annual yuletide Christmas party to Le Petit with music, laughter and special guests.
Le Petit Théâtre, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081, LePetitTheatre.com

26
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

The Moscow Ballet’s presentation of this classic Christmas tale is known for its award-winning dancers, lavish Victorian costumes and stunning backdrops.
The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

29-31
New Year’s Eve Special Featuring The Revivalists

If you buy a three-day pass for the New Year’s Eve Special Featuring The Revivalists, you’ll get a signed event poster, T-shirt and a champagne toast drink ticket.
Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com

 


 

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