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Holiday on Broadway

White Christmas: The Musical
7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Sooner Theatre
101 E. Main, Norman


Adapted from the beloved 1954 film starring Bing Crosby, this musical finds war veterans Bob and Phil singing and dancing their way after showbiz sisters Betty and Judy. The quartet ends up at a Vermont lodge, where snow falls, romance sparkles and songs are merry and bright.

American Spirit: Home for the Holidays
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center at Oklahoma City University
2501 N. Blackwelder

Students from OCU’s Ann
Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management will show you what
they’ve got in this annual Broadway-style dance extravaganza. Expect a
reverent nativity as well as popular numbers like “March of the Toy
Soldiers” and “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.”

A Christmas Carol
11 a
.m. and 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 8
p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center at OCU
2501 N.

Theatre OCU and Oklahoma Children’s Theatre team up to present another holiday classic: Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Follow the journey of Ebenezer Scrooge as he’s visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.

Home for the Holidays


Christmas Vespers: Songs of Comfort and Joy
8 p.m. Friday,
4 and 8 p.m. Saturday
Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel at OCU
2501 N. Blackwelder

The 34th annual Christmas Vespers will
include more than 250 OCU singers and orchestral musicians. Enjoy an
instrumental prelude, spotlighting the university’s symphony orchestra
and organ students.

Hip Hop Nutcracker

7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Bishop McGuinness High School
801 N.W. 50th

Race Dance
collaborates with four Oklahoma City Public School dance programs for a
twist on a classic fave. Hip Hop Nutcracker tells the venerable holiday
story through hip-hop music and dance, all while combining real-world
issues in an urban setting.

The Nutcracker
7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, through Dec. 16
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N. Walker

doesn’t feel like the holiday season in the metro until you see a
performance of this seasonal favorite, with the Oklahoma City
Philharmonic performing the gorgeous Tchaikovsky score. This year,
Penelope the Hippo, Oklahoma City Ballet’s new children’s mascot, will
be making appearances before and after shows; follow @okcballet for

Boogie Woogie Christmas
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday
UCO Jazz Lab
100 E. Fifth, Edmond

Get jazzy with the annual holiday musical revue. Now in its 11th year, Boogie Woogie Christmas has
become an Edmond tradition. The show features a cast of 10 musical
theater student vocalists and two vocal/ dance ensembles. The music will
include traditional and contemporary holiday tunes from “I’ll Be Home
for Christmas” to “I Want to Spend Christmas with Elvis.”

Christmas Lite
7:30 p.m. Sunday
Petree R
ecital Hall, OCU
2501 N. Blackwelder

Delight in the Sallee
Jazz Quartet, with well-known composer and pianist Mary Sallee, and the
Windsong Chamber Choir. You’ll enjoy many favorite holiday songs, plus
the world premiere of Ariel Quintana’s Quem Vidistis Pastores.

Holiday on Broadway
7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13
Bruce Owen Theater
Oklahoma City Community College
7777 S. May


Catch the spirit of the
season with entertainers like Raymond Saar, Diane Ketchie, Valerie Perri
and Scott Harlan. Audiences will enjoy favorite numbers from Broadway,
film and TV alongside humorous twists on your yuletide faves. Come
celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Three Kings’ Day as the best
of Broadway takes you on a musical journey around the globe.

Sister's Christmas Catechism

Sister's Christmas Catechism
8 p.m. Dec. 18
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N. Walker

Think CSI: Bethlehem in
this holiday show. Sister takes on the mystery that has plagued
historians for ages: What happened to the Magi’s gold? It’s a fun spin
on the story of the nativity, as well as a healthy dose of comedy.
Sister will have help from a local choir and some audience members as
she creates a living nativity unlike any you’ve ever seen.

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