Performing Arts

Cordell Cole plays the Ghost of Christmas Present in American Shakespeare Center’s rendition of A Christmas Carol. Photo: Lindsey Walters

ARTS Pick: A Christmas Carol

Ghostly fun plays out in Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, when the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is confronted with spectral manifestations that force him to choose between greed and generosity. This musical version includes a few new surprises while keeping the traditional insights to the true meaning of Christmas. Thursday 12/24. $29-64, 2pm. American Shakespeare Center, 10 […]

Stephanie Holladay Earl stars as Mary, who’s fed up with The Twelve Dates of Christmas at the American Shakespeare Center. Photo: Michael Bailey

ARTS Pick: The Twelve Dates of Christmas

One-woman show The Twelve Dates of Christmas follows Mary, who discovers her boyfriend is cheating on her when she sees him kissing a coworker on national television during the broadcast of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. She spends the next year navigating one luckless romance and dating disaster after another while working as an actress in […]