Holiday Performances

Bring in the holiday season by enjoying live holiday performances. Watch the ballets perform the holiday classics  "The Nutcracker" and "A Christmas Carol" or attend a concert with chorales, orchestras and award winning singers. 'Tis the Season.
 

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Ballet dancers
Photo By: Ballet Theatre of Maryland
Ebenezer Scrooge from A Christmas Carol
Photo By: Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

There’s no place like Maryland for the holidays! Get into the spirit of the season at Parades and Festivals, great holiday Train Events dazzling Light Displays and Candlelight Tours, memorable Performances of holiday classics, unique Arts & Crafts Shows and spectacular New Year's Eve Celebrations.

Rotator Tuba Christmas performance

1 Holidays at the Weinberg Center for the Arts

November & December 2018
Celebrate the season at this elegant and revitalized theatre with its grand lobby and decorative paintings wherever you look.

November 23       A Very Electric Christmas - presented by Lightwire Theater
November 24       Tuba Christmas - at noon & Weinberg WinterFest - at 3pm                          
December 1         It's a Wonderful Life - holiday classic with James Stewart
December 7-9      The Nutcracker Ballet - NYC Ballet & Frederick School of Ballet.  
December 11-13   A Christmas Carol School Show 
December 14-16   A Christmas Carol - live theatrical play 
December 18       The Messiah Sing-Along with a forty-voice chorus
December 22       The Not So Silent Night Tour with Phil Vassar & Lonestar
December 23       Cherish the Ladies:  A Celtic Christmas


More about Weinberg Center for the Arts


Type:
Performing Arts


Location:
20 W Patrick St
Frederick, MD 21701
301-600-2828


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Ballet dancers Photo By: Ballet Theatre of Maryland

2 Ballet Theatre of Maryland Presents "The Nutcracker"

December 8, 9, 15, 16, 2018
Battle the Rat Queen and her minions and help Clara rescue her beloved Nutcracker from the Rat Queen’s spell as you share in her enchanted adventure through the Land of the Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets where she receives the magical wand that can make all her dreams and ours, come true.


 


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Type:
Performing Arts


Location:
801 Chase St
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-224-5644


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The Music Center at Strathmore

3 Holiday Music at the Strathmore

Maryland's campus for the arts in North Bethesda presents an array of holiday concerts in the Mansion and the magnificent music center.

Novemer 25        Home Free:  A Country Christmas
December 1        Storm Large - Holiday Ordeal (at AMP)
December 2        Mannheim Steamroller Christmas
December 4        Kenny G:  The Miracles Holiday & Hits Tour
December 9        Children's Chorus:  Our Voices, Her Song
December 10       The Beach Boys Rewason for the Season Christmas Tour
December 13       BSO Presents Cirque Nutcracker
December 14       Lincoln Center Orchestra & Wynton Marsalis: Big Band Holidays
December 16-17  Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
December 18       The Hip Hop Nutcracker
December 22-23  Celebrate the Holidays - National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah



 


More about Strathmore


Type:
Performing Arts


Location:
5301 Tuckerman Ln
North Bethesda, MD 20852
301-581-5100


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 Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore

4 Holiday Classics at the Meyerhoff

Bells are ringing and great holiday music abounds at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, home to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

November 2-3       BSO Presents: Movie with Orchestra  - The Nightmare Before Christmas
December 7-8       BSO Presents:  A Swingin' Nutcracker
December 8-9       BSO Presents:  Handel's Messiah
December 14-16   BSO Presents:  Cirque Nutcracker
December 21        BSO Presents:  Gospel Christmas with CeCe Winans
December 22        BSO Presents:  Holiday Pops


More about Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall


Type:
Performing Arts


Location:
1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-783-8000


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Ebenezer Scrooge from A Christmas Carol Photo By: Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

5 A Christmas Carol - Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

The Baltimore Christmas tradition. A delightfully original adaptation of the Christmas classic is a celebration of Chesapeake culture and history, in story and song. This version, while staying true to the original, is set in Victorian Baltimore.

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
Baltimore


More about Chesapeake Shakespeare Company


Type:
Performing Arts


Location:
7 South Calvert St
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-244-8570


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drawing of winter landscape Photo By: Barbara Ingram School For the Arts

6 Barbara Ingram School For the Arts Holiday Spectacular

This is an event that the whole family will enjoy. Diverse talent sing, dance, and tell stories that go to the heart of what the season really means.  

Maryland Theatre
Hagerstown


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Type:
Music Venues


Location:
21-27 S Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-790-2000


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man holding candle Photo By: Olney Theatre Center

7 A Christmas Carol - Olney Theatre Center

Experience the unforgettable characters and vivid imagery as Charles Dickens originally intended – in his own words – and rediscover this timeless classic presented in a masterful solo performance. Adapted from Dickens’ original novella and reading tour, Morella’s solo version will transport you back to Victorian England and into the heart of this classic morality tale.


More about Olney Theatre Center


Type:
Performing Arts


Location:
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd
Olney, MD 20832
301-924-3400


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Featured Places
Weinberg Center
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Location:
20 W Patrick St
Frederick, MD 21701
Ballet Theatre of Maryland
02
Location:
801 Chase St
Annapolis, MD 21401
Contemporary Music Hall
03
Location:
5301 Tuckerman Ln
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
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Location:
1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
performance of woman with lanturn
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Location:
7 South Calvert St
Baltimore, MD 21202
Theatre photo
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Location:
21-27 S Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Theatre
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Location:
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd
Olney, MD 20832
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