pittsburgh Christmas shows

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's principal artist Tommie Lin O’Hanlon in 'The Nutcracker.' (Photo: Rosalie O’Connor)

Travis Scott in Concert at PPG Paints Arena; ‘The Nutcracker’ Opens at Pittsburgh Ballet (Fri., 12/8/23)

Travis Scott, ‘The Nutcracker’

Texture Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker Onstage at August Wilson Center; ‘The Games Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays’ at Lincoln Park (Sun., 12/3/23)

‘The Nutcracker,’ ‘The Games Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays’

Avery Walz and Alan Obuzor perform in Texture Contemporary Ballet's 'The Nutcracker.' (Photo: Gary Stone)

December 2023 Theater Guide: The Reason for the Season is Love

The holiday season is upon us, gather round with a cup of eggnog and see what Christmas productions pique your interest.

Writer/performer Shua Potter nails it in 'Claws Out.' (photo: Kristi Jan Hoover)

“Claws Out: The Holiday Drag Musical” Continues Online at City Theatre (Mon., 12/7/20)

‘Claws Out: The Holiday Drag Musical”

Uh-oh. Looks like negligent mother Sandra blew the sweet-16 cake. Birthday girl Rosie (Aviana Glover) is appalled; brother Jamie (Ethan Saks) smokes a ciggie.

Pittsburgh Musical Theater Staging ‘A Lyrical Christmas Carol’; ‘Love, Love, Love’ Continues at Kinetic (Sat., 12/16/17)

‘A Lyrical Christmas Carol,’ ‘Love, Love, Love’

Marie (Molly Wright) discovers that her beloved Nutcracker (Ruslan Mukhambetkaliyev) has become life-sized and can rescue her from the rats and mice.

Visions of Delight at PBT’s ‘The Nutcracker’

The making of a Pittsburgh holiday favorite.

it's "A Musical Christmas Carol

December Theater Preview: Holiday Specials + Year-Round Perennials

This month, Pittsburgh theater fans can see shows that are holiday-themed or not … or try some of each.

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