6 Show-Stopping Holiday Theatre Productions And Plays In Atlanta

Swing swiftly into the spirit of the season at one of these top-notch theatre productions! 🎭

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6 Show-Stopping Holiday Theatre Productions And Plays In Atlanta

Unmissable shows taking center stage in the ATL this holiday season!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, which means that there’s so much going on in the ATL! One of our favorite holiday traditions is heading to the theatre, and there’s no shortage of show-stopping productions in Atlanta. Keep scrolling for some stellar recommendations, all worthy of standing ovations, and all guilty of spreading festive holiday cheer!

1. How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

A festive family favorite is taking over Fox Theatre for a limited time only! The Broadway show has brought new life to the Dr. Seuss’ classic, with this fantastic stage adaptation created by the three-time Tony Award-winning director Jack O’Brien. You’re in for a real treat! Click here for more information.

Where: The Fox Theatre, Midtown

When: December 7-December 12

2. A Christmas Carol

The Alliance Theatre’s beloved production of A Christmas Carol will return to the Coca-Cola Stage this year. With an exciting new adaption, including a completely reimagined set design and stunning new costumes, you won’t want to miss the glow-up of an ATL festive favorite.

Where: The Alliance Theatre

When: November 12-December 24

3. Atlanta Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Atlanta Ballet will be make its long-anticipated return to the theatre stage, presenting Yuri Possokhov’s The Nutcracker. This innovative production features larger-than-life sets and bold costumes enhanced by striking video projections, created by a world-class creative team with several accolades under their belt!

Where: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

When: December 4 – December 29

4. Hip Hop Nutcracker


If you’re looking for a modern twist on a Christmas classic, look no further than Hip Hop Nutcracker. Combine the elegant holiday score of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker with a DJ and pin-sharp contemporary hip hop dance!

Where: Fox Theatre

When: Tuesday December 14

5. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

If you haven’t visited the Center for Puppetry Arts, then this is your sign to do so! Over the holidays, there will be an extra special puppet show at the legendary museum. The holiday classic Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer™, has been adapted for the puppet stage!

Where: Center for Puppetry Arts

When: Until January 2, 2022

6. Elf on the Shelf

The notorious elf is coming to Atlanta for in a new live musical, debuting this holiday season! Get a glimpse of the ins and outs of the North Pole, with toe tapping songs and fabulous dance numbers!

Where: Fox Theatre

When: Sunday December 5


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