What better way to celebrate the Season than by seeing some of your favorite Holiday stories comes to life on stage! Whether going to the theater is a family tradition or you’re looking to try something new, be sure to consider the variety of productions Nashville has to offer when planning your December. Here’s a sampling:
A Christmas Story, Nashville Repertory Theatre
TPAC- Andrew Johnson Theater Nov. 28-Dec. 21
In its fifth year, A Christmas Story has become a Nashville Holiday Tradition! Be sure to catch Nashville Repertory Theatre’s interpretation of humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir for a fun-filled outing!
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, TPAC
TPAC- James K Polk Theater Dec. 16-21
Based on the beloved stop-motion classic, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Spend a fun-filled evening with of your favorite holiday characters including the Abominable Snow Monster, Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius, and of course Rudolph!
It’s A Wonderful Life, Studio Tenn Theatre Company
Jamison Hall, The Factory, Dec. 4-21
This holiday season, Studio Tenn presents its company debut of Hollywood’s heirloom Christmas gift to post-war America: “It’s a Wonderful Life.” A foremost fixture of yuletide nostalgia, this cherished narrative of doubt, despair and ultimate awakening has transcended generations, and graces many-a-television screen year after year.
Nashville’s Nutcracker with the Nashville Symphony
TPAC- Andrew Jackson Hall, Dec. 6-23
Nashville’s Nutcracker celebrates the wonder of the holidays with young Clara as she goes on a fantastic adventure through magical destinations, including the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets. Experience the grandeur of yesteryear and travel back to 1897 Nashville for what has become Nashville’s own beloved holiday tradition.
A Christmas Carol, Olde Worlde Theatre
Belcourt Theatre, Nov.20-Dec.13
“Merry Christmas!” Or is it “Bah hum bug?” Olde Worlde Theatre brings to life, on stage, the time-honored classic “A Christmas Carol,” a ghostly little production that will put you in good humor with the season and each other.
Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular
Grand Ole Opry House, Nov. 21-Dec.24
Fill your heart with Christmas as the world-famous Radio City Rockettes bring their legendary eye-high kicks and a cast and crew of over 100 to town in America’s #1 holiday show, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular!
A Christmas Carol…more or less, Mel O’Drama Theatre
Various Locations, Nov.21-Dec.22
Don’t miss A Christmas Carol….More or Less by Stefano LoVerso and Mary Irey, husband/wife and former SNL writers! It’s a Family Friendly Comedy Staring Francine Berk and Chad David Webb!
There are many other great productions going on in Middle Tennessee this December. Be sure to check out the STAGE section of NowPlayingNashville.com for the full list. You can also visit our Holiday Events Page to find more things to do this Holiday Season!