If you aren’t in the holiday spirit, you are mostly out of luck with the theatre scene in Charlotte for December. With only a few productions occurring in the area that are not holiday related, your options are thin. But there are some gems out there.
Button up your coat and hats – throw on your best ugly holiday sweater – and go see some live theatre.
- ‘The Great American Trailer Park Musical’ Dec 2-27. Tickets: $31-$35. Go.
- ‘Dog Sees God’ presented by Appalachian Creative Theatre at Upstage NoDa. Dec 9-13. Tickets: 12-$15. Go. ** One of the only non-holiday related opportunities **
- ‘Scrooge The Musical’ presented by Matthews Playhouse. Dec 4-20. Tickets: $10-$20. Go watch Scrooge encounter himself and ghost to realize what is really important in life. This is sure to be a great ride. Go.
- ‘A Christmas Carol’ presented by Theatre Charlotte. Dec 4-13. Tickets: $12-$27. Go.
- ‘Kinky Boots’ presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts at Belk Theatre. Dec. 29-Jan. 3. Tickets: $20+ Go.
- ‘Nutcracker’ presented by the Charlotte Youth Ballet at Halton Theatre at CPCC. Dec. 4-6. Tickets: $15-$25. Go.
- ‘Shrek The Musical’ presented by Levine Jewish Community Center. Dec. 5-13. Tickets: $12-$15. Go.
For the kids (of all ages):
- Ella’s Big Chance: A Jazz Age Cinderella. Dec. 4-20. Tickets: $18-$26. Go.
A little bit north:
- ‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play’ presented by Lee Street. Dec. 10-13. Tickets: $15. Tickets: $15. Go.
A little bit south:
- ‘It’s a Wonderful Life A Live Radio Play’… Yep… Again – This time presented by Rock Hill Community Theatre Dec. 11-13. Tickets: $8-$10. Go.