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DECEMBER

Through Dec. 15 | A Tuna Christmas
This installment in a series of comedic plays taking place in the fictional small town of Tuna, Texas, follows the town’s Christmas festivities, which include a competitive lawn display contest and an ill-fated production of A Christmas Carol.
Teatro Wego! Theatre, 177 Sala Ave., Westwego, 885-2000, JPAS.org

5 | Yuletide Celebration
Michael Hall conducts the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra at the concert featuring local school choirs, scenes from The Nutcracker and sing-alongs.
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner, 523-6530, LPOMusic.com

6-22 | Annie
A precocious orphan looking for her parents amid the Great Depression charms a stoic billionaire.
Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner, 461-9475, RivertownTheaters.com

6-22 | Black Nativity
Langston Hughes’ retelling of the nativity includes Gospel-style carols.
Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 South Carrollton Ave., 862-7529, AnthonyBeanTheater.com

6-22 | A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant
The NOLA Project tells the story of the “religion” in the form of a children’s nativity play.
Mid-City Theater, 3540 Toulouse St., 488-1460, MidCityTheatre.com

12 | Baroque Christmas
The LPO performs Bach’s “Suite No. 2 for Orchestra” and “Brandenburg Concerto No. 2” and selections from Handel’s “Messiah.”
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, First Baptist Church, 25920 Canal Blvd., 523-6530; LPOMusic.com

12-22 | Lightwire: A Very Electric Christmas
The group that appeared on “America’s Got Talent” presents their glow-in-the-dark holiday show that uses electroluminescent wire.
Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., 528-9569, TheJoyTheater.com

17-22 | Sister Act
Based on the 1992 film, a nightclub performer hiding in a convent after witnessing a crime reinvigorates the nuns.
Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 523-6530, LPOMusic.com

26 | Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
The 40-dancer company presents the Tchaikovsky ballet.
Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 523-6530, LPOMusic.com

27-Jan. 12 | The Golden Girls
Ricky Graham, Varla Jean Merman, Brian Peterson and Jack Long perform their version of the classic sitcom.
Mid-City Theater, 3540 Toulouse St., 488-1460, MidCityTheatre.com

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