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Main Event

Trans-Siberian Orchestra
The word: The group performs "The Lost Christmas Eve" with a style that incorporates classical, orchestral, symphonic and progressive elements into hard rock and heavy metal.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. Tickets are $31 to $69 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.

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Il Divo 'A Musical Affair'
The word: The "operatic pop" group put together by Simon Cowell performs the greatest songs of Broadway live.
Details: Performing May 14 at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. and June 4 at Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric in Baltimore. Tickets are $49.50 to $125 and are available through ticketmaster.com.

Big premiere

'Frozen'
The word: This Disney animated musical has been getting top reviews with some suggesting it is good enough to bring Disney back to the forefront of the genre. The film, directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, is loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen's "The Snow Queen." It tells the story of Anna, who teams up with Kristoff, in an epic journey to find her sister.
Details: "Frozen" premiered Wednesday in theaters nationwide, including Regal Westminster 9. For show time information, call 410-857-1422.

Dropping

Britney Spears' 'Britney Jean'
The word: Spears' eighth album has been getting mixed reviews for the influence of executive producer will.i.am. The lead single, "Work B*tch," has been written about far less favorably than the second single, "Perfume," which has been praised as a long-overdue ballad.
Details: Album drops Tuesday. A deluxe edition is available for $11.99 on Amazon and $13.99 on iTunes.

Couch Potato

'Lady Gaga & The Muppets' Holiday Spectacular'
The word: Kermit, Miss Piggy and the gang perform with Lady Gaga and other special guests. Scheduled to appear: Elton John, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and RuPaul and Kristen Bell.
Details: The show airs at 9:30 p.m. tonight on ABC.

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