Orlando Holiday Guide 2012
A comprehensive listing of all the jingle belling, caroling, Nutcrackering and eggnogging taking place in Orlando this holiday season
Published: November 14, 2012
Nov. 16-Nov. 19
I'll Be Home for Christmas 7 pm Friday, 8 pm Sunday-Monday; Breakthrough Theatre, 419A W. Fairbanks Ave.; $12; 407-920-4034; breakthroughtheatre.com.
Nov. 23-Dec. 23
A Christmas Carol Theatre Downtown's traditional stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' novella about a grump scared straight. 8 pm Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 pm Sunday ; Theatre Downtown, 2113 N. Orange Ave.; $20; 407-841-0083;
Nov. 24-Dec. 22
Wanzie's Glittering Star-Studded A Christmas Carol – A Dickens Inspired Celebrity Cavalcade Holiday Spectacle Starring Carol Lee, Doug Ba'aser, Miss Sammy, Gidget Galore, Doug White and Michael Wanzie. 7:30 pm Saturdays; Footlight Theatre, The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; $16-$20; 407-425-7571; wanzie.com.
Nov. 28-Dec. 30
The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of A Christmas Carol Slapstick British holiday spoof starring Anne Hering. 7 pm Wednesday-Thursday, 8 pm Friday-Saturday, 2 pm Sunday; Margeson Theater, Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St.; $17-$40; 407-447-1700; orlandoshakes.org.
Nov. 30-Dec. 16
A Christmas Carol Osceola Center for the Arts production of the classic holiday drama. 7:30 pm Friday-Saturday, 2 pm Sunday; Osceola Center for the Arts, 2411 E. Highway 192, Kissimmee; $15-$21; 407-846-6257; ocfta.com.
A Christmas Survival Guide Garden Theatre and Miracle or 2 Productions presents a holiday musical revue by James Hindman and Ray Roderick. 8 pm Friday, 2 pm, 8 pm Saturday, 2 pm Sunday; Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden; $25-$29; 407-877-4736; gardentheatre.org.
Sunday, Dec. 2
UCF Glee Club presents Holiday Musical Live theatrical singing performance featuring classic holiday favorites and contemporary hit songs. 3:30 pm Sunday; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7481; ocls.info.
Monday, Dec. 3
Merry Fringein' Christmas Mitzi Morris and Michael Wanzie host a comedic production with performances by Varietease, Theatre Downtown, GOAT, Joan Crawford's House Party and PB&J Theatre Factory. 7 p.m.; Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 E. Rollins St.; $10-$12; 407-648-0077;
Dec. 6-Dec. 16
North Pole Musical FantasyLand Theatrical Productions presents a holiday play directed by Christian St. John. 8 pm Friday-Saturday, 7 pm Sunday; The Pointe Performing Arts Center, 9101 International Drive; call for price; 407-374-3587; pointearts.org.