A tale of redemption through this classic Charles Dickens story will be performed live at The Repertory Theatre St. Louis. This classic novel hasn’t been performed on stage at The Rep in 35 years! Tickets start at $21.50. Get the details.
The Ghosts of Christmas Eve | Dec. 4
The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is bringing its production, originally created for television, back to the stage again in 2016. Two performances will be offered at Scottrade Center. Tickets start at $37. Get the details.
The Nutcracker is a popular holiday show. St. Louis has no shortage of performances; each offers a different take on the classic tale.
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker | Nov. 30
World renowned dancers from Russia display their talents on the Fabulous Fox stage. The “Great Russian Nutcracker” promises grand props, costumes and sets. Tickets start at $31. Get the details.
The Nutcracker performed by Missouri Ballet Theatre | Dec. 16-18
The Edison Theater on the campus of Washington University will be the setting for this popular holiday show. Reserved tickets are $40.
For an additional $20, guests can reserve a spot at the Sugar Plum Parade. Here, children will be invited on stage for a ballet lesson, backstage tour, snacks and more. Parade and performance tickets are available for afternoon shows on Dec. 17 and Dec. 18. Get the details.
The Nutcracker performed by Saint Louis Ballet Company | Dec. 16-23
Professionals and students alike from Saint Louis Ballet Company perform new choreography to a classic favorite at Touhill Performing Arts Center. This year’s show will feature pyrotechnics. Tickets start at $35. Get the details.
As a sweet treat for families attending the Dec. 17 or Dec. 18 shows, families can enjoy extra holiday fun before the matinee performances at the Sugar Plum Fairy Holiday Luncheon. In addition to a three-course lunch, the cast will be available for photos and autographs. Participants can also take part in a dance class led by students from Saint Louis Ballet School. Tickets are $38. Get the details.
The Hip Hop Nutcracker | Dec. 21
Described as "a holiday mash-up for the entire family," contemporary dancers will delight audiences with a new twist on the classic at The Fabulous Fox Theatre. Tickets begin at $25. Get the details.
The esteemed musicians of the STL Symphony will be featured in several holiday performances, including The Nutcracker, this December.
Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker | Dec. 2-4
Although written for ballet, there will be no dancing at this rendition of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker at Powell Symphony Hall. Soloists, visual projections and more make this a unique holiday show. Tickets start at $25. Get the details.
A Gospel Christmas with Richard Smallwood | Dec. 8
Guest vocalist Richard Smallwood joins the STL Symphony at Powell Hall for one night only to delight the crowd with Christmas Gospel music. Tickets start at $40. Get the details.
Manheim Steamroller Christmas Symphony | Dec. 9-11
This show filled with holiday spirit returns for another season. Listen to the popular music of Manheim Steamroller performed by the STL Symphony at Powell Hall. Tickets start at $45. Get the details.
Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular | Dec. 15
Acrobats and aerialists perform at The Family Arena. The athletic and daring performers will be accompanied by live music courtesy of the STL Symphony. Tickets start at $28. Get the details.
For a look at some up-and-coming talent, consider purchasing a ticket to support students at one of these local colleges.
A Christmas Carol | Dec. 1-3
“A Christmas Carol” on the main stage of the Lindenwood Theater has become a yearly tradition. Tickets begin at $8 for this campus theater production. Get the details.
A Christmas Story: The Musical | Dec. 16-18
St. Charles County Community College offers A Christmas Story: The Musical performed by the Young People’s Theatre. Tickets start at $10. Get the details.
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