Top Holiday Shows to See in St. Louis

Tuesday November 4, 2014

St. Louis is one of the best places in the world to celebrate the holidays, thanks to the wide array of activities. With so many fantastic shows on stage, there’s no time like now to catch some live theater. Here are some of the top holiday shows in St. Louis.

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian NutcrackerMoscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker – December 4 at the Peabody Opera house
Moscow Ballet brings its acclaimed great Russian nutcracker to the Peabody Opera House for one day only, December 4! Excluseive to this show is the tunning Dove of Peace, with 20ft wingspan, and created by 2 dancers moving as one. Also in 2014, is an authentic Russian Christmas puppet play and Masha’s magical Toy Cabinet. Wearing intricately detailed costumes, many with shimmering Swarovski crystals, the award-winning principal dancers and corps de ballet bring Tchaikovsky’s master score and the holiday season to life!

St. Louis Ballet The NutcrackerSaint Louis Ballet: The Nutcracker – December 18 – 23 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center
The holiday classic The Nutcracker is a magical adventure. The St. Louis Ballet choreography the story of the young Clara and her mischievous Uncle, Herr Drosselmeyer, who concocts a fantasy world for Clara, replete with a growing Christmas tree, a Nutcracker doll that comes to life and battles a Mouse King is sure to be fun for the whole family.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra The Live Debut of "The Christmas Attic"Trans-Siberian Orchestra The Live Debut of “The Christmas Attic” – Decemeber 26 at the Scottrade Center
it’s described as an “American progressive rock band” brings you the performance of “The Christmas Attic” to the Scottrade Center.

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas – December 9 – 10 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre St. Louis
This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the Christmas Tour and release of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, an album that revolutionized the Holiday Season music category. The Grammy Award® winner Chip Davis will direct and co-produce Tour performances with MagicSpace Entertainment. The show features classic Christmas hits from Mannheim Steamroller and multimedia effects in an intimate setting.

A Christmas Story The Musical – December 16 – January 4 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre St. Louis
Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas, An Official Red Ryder Carbine-Actin 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. On December 16 – January 4th join the Fabulous Fox Theatre for A Christmas Story as Ralphie trys to ensure that his most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas.

Christmas at the CathedralChristmas at the Cathedral – December 13 – 14 at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Celebrate Christmas at the beautiful Cathedral Basilica in the Central West End. Christmas at the Cathedral concerts features the sounds of Christmas classics performed by Archdiocesan Adult Choir, Children’s Choir, Handbell Choir, and Orchestra

A Christmas Carol – December 12 – 14  at the Fabulous Fox Theatre St. Louis
Ever since its debut more than 35 years ago, families have flocked to witness Ebenezer Scrooge’s change of heart. A timeless classic, a Christmas Carol at the Fabulous Fox Theatre is a holiday must everyone.

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