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Performing Arts Calendar

December

2-26
A Vintage Christmas
The Victory Belles and Tom Hook (as Burl Ives) present Christmas classics like “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “Do You Hear What I Hear?” and many more. The Stage Door Canteen, 945 Magazine St., 528-1943, NationalWW2Museum.org

3
Home Alone: Movie with Orchestra
Enjoy the 1990 holiday favorite accompanied by live music from the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., 523-6530, LPOMusic.com

3-4
The Nutcracker Suite
The New Orleans Ballet Association interprets this tale of the Stahlbaum family and their encounters with angels, the Sugar Plum Fairy and more.  Dixon Hall, Tulane University, 522-0996, NOBADance.com

9-11
LPO Holiday Spectacular
The 610 Stompers help the LPO celebrate the holiday season through the eyes of different cultures in a show for the whole family. Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, LPOMusic.com

13-18
Jersey Boys
The true story of how four working-class boys from New Jersey became Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

14-21
The Musicians of Bremen
Bremen’s music-making animals take off on an adventure to find their missing instruments the night before their big holiday performance. Le Petit Théâtre, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081, LePetitTheatre.com

14
Debauchery!
New Orleans’ live, ongoing soap opera enters its seventh season as sisters Chanel and Cartier continue their outrageous adventures. The Theatre at St. Claude, 2240 St. Claude Ave., 522-6545, SouthernRep.com

15
Baroque Christmas (New Orleans)
The LPO and world-class vocalists present Christmas classics from the Romantic and Baroque eras, including selections from Handel’s Messiah. Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, LPOMusic.com

16
Baroque Christmas (Covington)
The LPO and world-class vocalists present Christmas classics from the Romantic and Baroque eras, including selections from Handel’s Messiah. First Baptist Church, 16333 LA-1085, 523-6530, LPOMusic.com

17-18
The Nutcracker
Symphony and ballet unite to create magic in this presentation of Tchaikovsky’s beloved holiday classic. Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 6400 Airline Drive, 731-4700, JPAS.org

22 & 23
Harry Shearer and Judith Owen’s Christmas Without Tears
The husband-and-wife team of Shearer and Owen share songs and jokes from their on-stage living room in this simultaneously reverent and irreverent holiday variety show. Le Petit Théâtre, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081, LePetitTheatre.com

23
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
The Moscow Ballet comes to New Orleans with a 60-foot-high growing Christmas tree, spectacular costumes, magical props and more. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

 

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