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3 holiday shows for the whole family


It's not too late to see a live holiday show with your kids! Here are some shows that are still running through this weekend and beyond. 1. A Christmas Carol

November 29th - December 24th

Pabst Theater

Ages 6 and up, 2 hour runtime

A Milwaukee Family Tradition For Over 40 Years! Don’t miss the wonderment and joy of a brand new A Christmas Carol. Featuring the same traditional story with your favorite characters, Milwaukee Rep is excited to present a new, family friendly adaptation written by Rep Artistic Director Mark Clements. You’ll be transported back to the heart of Victorian London for a magical immersive experience on the biggest and most elaborate set The Rep has ever created. Jonathan Wainwright, a favorite of local audiences, will take on the role of Scrooge becoming the 12th actor to portray one of Dickens’ most recognizable characters. Jonathan has been seen previously in A Christmas Carol as Mr. Cratchit and recently appeared as George in The Rep’s production, Of Mice and Men. Join Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and Scrooge in this holiday classic the whole family will love.

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2. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

November 25th - December 31st at the Todd Wehr Theater (Marcus Center for the Performing Arts)

And if you ever saw it, you would even say it glows! The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and returns to our stage this holiday season. From fleeing the Abominable Snow Monster to saving Christmas, join Rudolph and his friends, Hermey the Elf and Yukon Cornelius, as their adventures teach us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the little misfit in all of us. Suggested for families with young people ages 4-14+

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3. The Nutcracker

December 10-27th

The magic, mayhem and music of Milwaukee’s most popular holiday tradition continues to delight and inspire new generations of dance lovers. With a cast of more than 200 dancers and students from the Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy, The Nutcracker fills hearts with festive spirit and memories that last a lifetime.

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