Performances You Can’t Miss this Winter in Montgomery County

Montgomery County offers an exceptional range of world-class performances and this holiday season, the curtain is rising at venues throughout the area. Make it a date night or bring the family to one of these local holiday favorites.

Nutcracker Night

Akhemdova Ballet Academy
Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College
December 16, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Get ready to be enchanted by the timeless tale of the Nutcracker. Immerse yourself in a magical world filled with dazzling costumes, breathtaking performances, and mesmerizing music.


Olney Theatre

A Christmas Carol | Olney Theatre Center

A Christmas Carol

Olney Theatre
November 26-December 26

It wouldn’t be the holidays without Olney’s favorite Christmas tradition. Experience the unforgettable characters and vivid imagery of Charles Dickens Christmas Classic, in A Christmas Carol, reimagined as a masterful solo performance.

The Muppet Christmas Carol

AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center
December 17-24

The Muppets’ version of this Charles Dickens classic ranks among the best. The always-game Michael Caine gives it his all as Ebenezer Scrooge, with Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit, Miss Piggy as his wife Emily, and Kermit’s nephew Robin as Tiny Tim, plus regulars Fozzie Bear, the Great Gonzo, Rizzo the Rat and some truly awesome creations from Jim Henson’s Creature Shop for the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

The Hip Hop Nutcracker | The Music Center at Strathmore

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

The Music Center at Strathmore
December 19-22

With innovative visual effects, The Hip Hop Nutcracker transform the beloved story from traditional 19th century Germany to the vibrant, diverse sights and sounds of modern urban life.

Drag the Halls

Olney Theater Center
December 8-9

Come all ye faithful to witness these celebrated queens and special guests bless the holidays with music, dance, and laughter.

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