Performances You Can’t Miss this Winter in Montgomery County

Nutcracker! Magic of Christmas Ballet | The Music Center at Strathmore

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.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Olney Theatre Center
November 9-January 1

Last winter, Olney Theatre Center’s internationally acclaimed production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast inspired thousands of theatergoers: as People Magazine said, it’s “a tale as old as time [that] feels refreshingly new.” This year, the cast is back in a revival of the production that won hearts and attracted the admiration of audiences from around the country. Be their guest!

NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet

The Music Center at Strathmore
November 19

For a traditional experience, gather friends and family to relive your fondest childhood dreams, overflowing with larger-than-life puppets, breath-taking acrobatics and dazzling costumes in NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet!

The Tempest

Round House Theatre
November 23-January 1

Adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller (of Penn & Teller fame), The Tempest is an unforgettable reimagining of Shakespeare’s most enchanting romance, featuring haunting music from the catalog of iconic songwriter Tom Waits and mind-bending moves from Pilobolus, as well as astonishing feats of magic.

Rapunzarella White

Best Medicine Rep Theater Company
November 26-December 11

Three different fairy tales are thrown into a comedic blender in Rapunzarella White, a wonderful family musical! Triplets Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Snow White are cursed by an evil witch. Only three princes can rescue them!

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.

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story

AFI Theatre
December 3-4

Filmed live for cinemas during the 2021 stage run at London’s sumptuous Alexandra Palace Theatre, prepare to be frightened and delighted in equal measure as you enter the supernatural Victorian world of A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story on the big screen.

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Olney Theatre Center
December 16-31

Embracing the diversity of celebrations that bring families together, The Most Wonderful Time of the Year celebrates the spirit of generosity and giving that gets amplified every December and brings their diverse community together for a celebration of it all.

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.

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