Advertisement

2016 Holiday Events: Stage

2016 Holiday Events: Stage
(Facebook)

Christmas Special Radio. Spencer Humm returns for the Baltimore Christmas Special's 14th season with live music, comedy, and more set in the style of an old radio production. Dec. 9-18, Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, (410) 636-6597, chesapeakearts.org, $35-$55.

"A Christmas Carol." The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company performs Charles Dickens' holiday classic "with a Charm City twist." Dec. 2-23, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, 7 S. Calvert St., (410) 244-8570, chesapeakeshakespeare.com, $19-$65.

Advertisement

Comedy Cantonese. When all else is closed and quiet on Christmas Eve, comedian Marion Grodin headlines a night of Jewish humor, booze, and a Chinese buffet. Dec. 24, 8:30 p.m., Magooby’s Joke House, 9603 Deereco Road, Timonium, (410) 252-2727, magoobys.com, $30-$45.

“Dot.” An African-American family living in West Philadelphia struggle over family dynamics during the holidays. Dec. 7-Jan. 8, Everyman Theatre, (410) 752-2208, everymantheatre.org, $25-$64.

"The Game's Afoot." In December 1936, a Broadway star known for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes hosts a weekend at his castle with his fellow cast-members, who find themselves in the middle of a real murder mystery. Through Dec. 18, Spotlighters Theatre, 817 St. Paul St., (410) 752-1225, spotlighters.org, $18-$22.

Gin and Jokes XI: Loliday Edition. Umar Khan hosts a special holiday stand-up show presented by the Baltimore Whiskey Company and Joe Squared. Dec. 1, 8:30-11 p.m. ,The Baltimore Whiskey Company, 2800 Sisson St., (443) 687-9099, lolidays.brownpapertickets.com, $5.

A John Waters Christmas. Baltimore's own Pope of Trash returns with his annual holiday monologue exploring his off-kilter passion for Christmas. Dec. 21, 8 p.m., Baltimore Soundstage, 124 Market Place, (410) 244-0057, baltimoresoundstage.com, $44 (sold out).

Trixie Little Presents the Holiday Spectac-u-thon Players in “T’its a Wonderful Life.” Award-winning acrobatic burlesque star Trixie Little returns to Baltimore for her annual holiday show. Dec. 8-10 and 15-17, Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., (410) 276-1651, creativealliance.org, $22-$25.

Youtheatre Christmas Production: "THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER." An outlaw family invades a church and takes over the annual Christmas pageant. Dec. 16-18, Arena Players, 801 McCulloh St., (410) 728-6500, arenaplayersinc.com.

Advertisement
Advertisement