Productions in December 2022

Nov. 03 - Dec. 09
 
Austin
Cenicienta by Glass Half Full Theatre

Cenicienta
by Glass Half Full Theatre

Cenicienta: A bilingual Cinderella Easily understood in both English and Spanish this adaptation of the most famous fairy tale of all time will be full of …

Nov. 11 - Dec. 03
F-Sun
Austin
Water by the Spoonful by Different Stages

Water by the Spoonful
by Different Stages

  Somewhere in Philadelphia, Elliot has returned from Iraq and is working at Subway while trying to jump-start his acting career. Scattered throughout the world …

Nov. 16 - Dec. 31
W-Sun
Austin
A Christmas Carol (Zach Theatre) by Zach Theatre

A Christmas Carol (Zach Theatre)
by Zach Theatre

For the 8th year, Austin’s most rockin’ holiday tradition returns to make merry with new music and surprises to get the party started. ZACH’s inspired adaptation …

Nov. 17 - Dec. 11
Th-Sun
Austin
Faith Healer by City Theatre Company

Faith Healer
by City Theatre Company

The questionings…They began modestly enough. Am I endowed with a unique and awesome gift? – my God, yes, I’m afraid so. – Frank.   Throughout …

Nov. 17 - Dec. 18
Th-Sun
Austin
A Sherlock Holmes Christmas by The Archive Theater Company

A Sherlock Holmes Christmas
by The Archive Theater Company

Sherlock Holmes and his faithful friend Dr. Watson take on their most festive case yet as they try to unravel the mystery of a flawless …

Nov. 18 - Jan. 07
F-Sun
Corpus Christi
A Christmas Story by Aurora Arts Theatre

A Christmas Story
by Aurora Arts Theatre

You loved the book and the movie and will love this musical adaptation of the film about Ralphie who pines for a Red Ryder B.B. …

Nov. 18 - Dec. 11
F-Sun
Wimberley
Every Christmas Story Ever Told - And Then Some! by Wimberley Players

Every Christmas Story Ever Told - And Then Some!
by Wimberley Players

Three actors decide to explore their options, instead of performing the classic Dickens’ play – again. Their madcap romp to put together an alternative holiday …

Nov. 18 - Dec. 30
 
Georgetown
Holiday Inn by Georgetown Palace Theatre

Holiday Inn
by Georgetown Palace Theatre

With a new Broadway book written by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge, HOLIDAY INN is better than ever before! Jim Hardy leaves his right-hand man, Ted Hanover, …

Nov. 18 - Dec. 11
F-Sun
Ingram
Charles Dickens' A Christmas. Carol by Hill Country Arts Foundation (HCAF)

Charles Dickens' A Christmas. Carol
by Hill Country Arts Foundation (HCAF)

A Christmas Carol recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley …

Nov. 18 - Dec. 18
Th-Sun
Austin
The (One-Act) Play that Goes Wrong by Austin Playhouse

The (One-Act) Play that Goes Wrong
by Austin Playhouse

The (One-Act) Play That Goes Wrong is a hilarious new farce following the cast and crew of The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society as they put on their …

Nov. 19 - Dec. 24
T-Sun
San Antonio
The Velveteen Rabbit by Magik Theatre

The Velveteen Rabbit
by Magik Theatre

The Velveteen Rabbit is a classic treat for the whole family: an enchanting story about the transformative power of friendship and love that has delighted readers …

Nov. 25 - Dec. 18
F-Sun
San Antonio
A Christmas Carol, the musical by The Public Theater

A Christmas Carol, the musical
by The Public Theater

A Christmas Carol The Musical is back by popular demand at The Public Theater of San Antonio, the longest running theatre company in Texas. This …

Nov. 25 - Dec. 23
F-Sun
San Antonio
White Christmas by Woodlawn Theatre

White Christmas
by Woodlawn Theatre

Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features 17 Irving Berlin songs.Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act …

Nov. 25 - Dec. 18
F-Sun
Corpus Christi
A Christmas Carol, the musical by Harbor Playhouse

A Christmas Carol, the musical
by Harbor Playhouse

  ​Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes that personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others. With an …

Nov. 26 - Dec. 18
Sat-Sun
Austin
Junie B. Jones: Jingle Bells Batman Smells by Scottish Rite Theater

Junie B. Jones: Jingle Bells Batman Smells
by Scottish Rite Theater

  Junie B. Jones, first-grader, is super-excited about the upcoming Holiday Sing-Along and Secret Santa gift exchange at her school. Too bad tattletale May keeps …

Nov. 30 - Dec. 16
 
Austin
Holiday Heroes by Zach Theatre

Holiday Heroes
by Zach Theatre

Due to demand, the original Holiday Heroes returns with some new songs and surprises! In this hilariously fun holiday sing-along, students get into the holiday …

Dec. 01 - Dec. 18
F-Sun
San Antonio
A Christmas Carol (one-actor adaptation  by Greg Bodine) by Classic Theatre of San Antonio

A Christmas Carol (one-actor adaptation by Greg Bodine)
by Classic Theatre of San Antonio

In 1867, Charles Dickens traveled to the United States to read his beloved Christmas classic to eager audiences in cities across the country. A Christmas …

Dec. 01 - Dec. 18
Th-Sun
Austin
The Last Five Years by Ground Floor Theatre

The Last Five Years
by Ground Floor Theatre

An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five …

Dec. 01 - Dec. 18
Th-Sun
Brenham
Coney Island Christmas by Unity Theatre

Coney Island Christmas
by Unity Theatre

  Weaving together nostalgia, music, and merriment, this is a holiday show for people of all ages and faiths. An older Shirley Abramowitz tells her …

Dec. 01 - Dec. 17
Th-Sun
Bryan
A Christmas Story by StageCenter Community Theatre

A Christmas Story
by StageCenter Community Theatre

Humorist Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in the Midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red …

Dec. 01 - Dec. 11
Th-Sun
Navasota
The Game's Afoot by Navasota Theatre Alliance

The Game's Afoot
by Navasota Theatre Alliance

Our Christmas show is equal parts breathtaking mystery and high hilarity! The Game’s Afoot is the story of Broadway star William Gillette, who has invited …

Dec. 01 - Dec. 04
Th-Sun
Waco
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Waco Civic Theatre

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
by Waco Civic Theatre

Beth Bradley’s church’s Christmas pageant is predictable every year — the angel choir wears too much lipstick, the shepherds are all in their father’s bathrobes, …

Dec. 01 - Dec. 11
Th-Sun
Bryan
Titanic, the musical by The Theatre Company

Titanic, the musical
by The Theatre Company

Feature and videos from KBTX, December 6, 2022

Dec. 02 - Dec. 17
F-Sat
Austin
Frost Bites, A Holiday Cabaret by Alchemy Theatre Company

Frost Bites, A Holiday Cabaret
by Alchemy Theatre Company

FROST BITES, The Alchemy Theatre’s holiday cabaret, takes you on a musical comedy sleigh ride through the most wonderful (and overwhelming) time of the year.Six …

Dec. 02 - Dec. 30
 
Georgetown
A Tuna Christmas by Georgetown Palace Theatre

A Tuna Christmas
by Georgetown Palace Theatre

Your two favorite waitresses in the 3rd smallest town in Texas are back, along with the rest of your favorite folks from Tuna, Texas! Nothing …

Dec. 02 - Dec. 11
F-Sun
Killeen
Elf, the musical by Central Texas Theatre (formerly Vive les Arts)

Elf, the musical
by Central Texas Theatre (formerly Vive les Arts)

  Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware …

Dec. 02 - Dec. 18
F-Sun
Horseshoe Bay
A Tuna Christmas by Hill Country  Community Theatre (HCCT)

A Tuna Christmas
by Hill Country Community Theatre (HCCT)

  It’s Christmas in the third-smallest town in Texas. Radio station OKKK news personalities, Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie, report on various Yuletide activities, including …

Dec. 02 - Dec. 17
Th-Sat
Austin
The Gulf by Street Corner Arts

The Gulf
by Street Corner Arts

The divide between Kendra and Betty mimics the very world that devours them: a vast and polarizing abyss. On a quiet summer evening, somewhere down …

Dec. 02 - Dec. 10
F-Sat
Salado
Charles Dickens' A Christmas. Carol by Tablerock of Salado

Charles Dickens' A Christmas. Carol
by Tablerock of Salado

Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” – A Salado Christmas Tradition Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was written 179 years ago (1843), about the time Texas …

Dec. 02 - Dec. 18
F-Sun
Kerrville
A Sanders Family Christmas by Playhouse 2000

A Sanders Family Christmas
by Playhouse 2000

A Sanders Family Christmasm A Bluegrass Musical by Connie Ray and Alan Bailey The sequel to Smoke On The Mountain, A Sanders Family Christmas features a multi-talented cast …

Dec. 02 - Dec. 18
Th-Sun
Austin Wimberley
The Man Who Came to Dinner by Sam Bass Theatre Association

The Man Who Came to Dinner
by Sam Bass Theatre Association

The Man Who Came to Dinner, Known for its over-the-top characters and hilarious plot, has been an audience favorite since it debuted in 1939. The …

Dec. 02 - Dec. 18
F-Sun
Bastrop
A Christmas Chaos by Bastrop Opera House

A Christmas Chaos
by Bastrop Opera House

The Royal Shakespeare Company hasn’t arrived as promised to perform their stirring rendition of “A Christmas Carol.” So our intrepid band of hapless actors and …

Dec. 02 - Dec. 17
F-Sun
Lockhart
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley by Gaslight Baker Theatre

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
by Gaslight Baker Theatre

  A sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice set two years after the novel ends, Miss Bennet continues the story, only this time with …

Dec. 02 - Dec. 18
F-Sat
Rockport
All Is Calm by Rockport Little Theatre

All Is Calm
by Rockport Little Theatre

  The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille …

Dec. 03 - Dec. 20
Th-Sun
Brenham
The Game's Afoot by Unity Theatre

The Game's Afoot
by Unity Theatre

It is December, 1936, and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his …

Dec. 03
 
Austin
The Age of Invention by Freddy Carnes Productions

The Age of Invention
by Freddy Carnes Productions

This Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 7:30pm, Freddy Carnes Productions presents The Age of Invention, a one-man musical about the journey of an Austin musician …

Dec. 04
Sun
Austin
Desperately Seeking Comfortable Shoes by jkjk

Desperately Seeking Comfortable Shoes
by jkjk

  Desperately Seeking Comfortable Shoes is a love story with song told through the Queering of Viking mythology. Miya, a 30-something single mom, auditions for non-binary …

Dec. 05
 
Austin
Esperanza by Rupert Reyes

Esperanza
by Rupert Reyes

Mercedes Urive arrives in the US from Mexico like thousands of others; looking for a better life and without documents. Family connections help her with …

Dec. 08 - Dec. 23
Th-Sat
Round Rock
A Christmas Carol - Classic Live Radio Broadcast by Penfold Theatre Company

A Christmas Carol - Classic Live Radio Broadcast
by Penfold Theatre Company

Penfold Theatre Company announces the cast and creatives for A Christmas Carol Classic Radiocast running December 8–17, 2022 at the Old Settlers Association of Williamson County and three performances only at the historic Driskill …

Dec. 08 - Dec. 11
Th-Sun
Bulverde
Christmas Belles by S.T.A.G.E. Bulverde

Christmas Belles
by S.T.A.G.E. Bulverde

A church Christmas program spins hilariously out of control in this Southern farce about squabbling sisters, a surly Santa, a vengeful sheep, and a reluctant …

Dec. 08 - Dec. 18
Th-Sun
Austin
La Pastorela 2022 by Teatro Vivo

La Pastorela 2022
by Teatro Vivo

Teatro Vivo is proud to present La Pastorela 2022: An Interactive Theatre Experience! This year’s production of La Pastorela will be unlike any you have …

Dec. 08 - Dec. 10
Th-Sat
San Antonio
Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Las Nuevas Tamaleras

Las Nuevas Tamaleras
by Las Nuevas Tamaleras

The Tamaleras will be back at The Carver Community Cultural Center for one weekend only!  

Dec. 09 - Dec. 18
 
Buda
Christmas on Main Street by Crown Theatre

Christmas on Main Street
by Crown Theatre

While preparing for her annual family party, Christmas-obsessed Merry wishes that her life were more like one of her favorite holiday stories - but when …

Dec. 09 - Dec. 11
F-Sun
Austin
It's A Wonderful Life, a Live Radio Play by Circle Arts Theatre

It's A Wonderful Life, a Live Radio Play
by Circle Arts Theatre

 “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” presented by The Inner Circle. This fun twist on the classic movie brings the same characters and …

Dec. 09 - Dec. 18
Th-Sun
Temple
Elf, the musical by Temple Civic Theatre

Elf, the musical
by Temple Civic Theatre

    ELF the Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the …

Dec. 09 - Dec. 31
F-Sun
San Antonio
Stocking Stuffers by Overtime Theater

Stocking Stuffers
by Overtime Theater

“Stocking Stuffers: 5 Original Short Plays” is a compilation of short Christmas plays written by several playwrights featured on the OT Stage in 2022. The …

Dec. 09 - Dec. 18
F-Sun
Fredericksburg
Miracle on 34th Street by Fredericksburg Theater Company

Miracle on 34th Street
by Fredericksburg Theater Company

Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play is a heartwarming holiday classic retold in the tradition of a live 1940's era radio broadcast. When …

Dec. 09 - Dec. 18
F-Sun
Boerne
Doublewide, Texas Christmas by Boerne Community Theatre

Doublewide, Texas Christmas
by Boerne Community Theatre

In this outrageously funny comedy, it’s Christmas-time in the newest—and tiniest—town in Texas. And it’s beginning to look a lot like trouble in Doublewide. Not …

Dec. 09 - Dec. 10
F-Sat
Austin
Austin Puppet Incident by Trouble Puppet Theatre Company

Austin Puppet Incident
by Trouble Puppet Theatre Company

Trouble Puppet and Glass Half Full need you and your weird ideas to put together another evening of short works (3 min. - 8 min. …

Dec. 10 - Dec. 23
 
Pipe Creek
Retreat to Bethlehem by The Great Commission Theatre Company

Retreat to Bethlehem
by The Great Commission Theatre Company

Prepare your Heart this Advent for the coming of our Savior. Come and Retreat to Bethlehem! Bring your family to Sanctus Ranch Retreat Center in …

Dec. 10 - Dec. 11
Sat-Sun
Austin
Sembrando Herencia - Cangrejos y Cafe by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center

Sembrando Herencia - Cangrejos y Cafe
by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center

She came from a long-time, coffee growing family in Las Montañas. He was an obrero from San Mateo de Cangrejos. Their friendship spanned lifetimes. In …

Dec. 10 - Dec. 18
F-Sun
Leander
A Christmas Carol (Mark Torres) by Way Off Broadway Community Players

A Christmas Carol (Mark Torres)
by Way Off Broadway Community Players

  A Christmas Carol recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob …

Dec. 10 - Dec. 18
F-Sat
Austin
The Journey of the Wise Men by Monica Ballard

The Journey of the Wise Men
by Monica Ballard

The Journey of the Wise Men returns to the campus of Wizard Academy for December 2022 after a 2-year hiatus with some all-new elements and …

Dec. 14 - Dec. 18
Th-Sun
Austin
All Is Calm by Trinity Street Players

All Is Calm
by Trinity Street Players

All is Calm relives a poignant moment in history when Allied and German forces laid down their arms to celebrate the Christmas holiday together in …

Dec. 15 - Dec. 17
Th-Sat
Waco
The Most Wonderful Show of the Year by Waco Civic Theatre

The Most Wonderful Show of the Year
by Waco Civic Theatre

A Texas-style Christmas celebration.  

Dec. 15 - Dec. 18
Th-Sun
Bryan
Who's Holiday by The Theatre Company

Who's Holiday
by The Theatre Company

TTC Executive Director Adrienne Dobson is back with Who’s Holiday for the fifth year in a row! This funny, heartfelt, adults-only comedy follows the story …

Dec. 16 - Dec. 17
F-Sat
Waco
A Christmas Carol - a live radio play by Brazos Theatre of Waco

A Christmas Carol - a live radio play
by Brazos Theatre of Waco

Enjoy one of your favorite holiday classics, presented in the style of a 1940s era radio show!  This show includes a complimentary holiday reception with the …

Dec. 17 - Dec. 22
 
Austin
Your Old-Fashioned Die Hard Holiday Broadcast by Penfold Theatre Company

Your Old-Fashioned Die Hard Holiday Broadcast
by Penfold Theatre Company

Many of you have been asking for a special "after dark" holiday script for years and here it is! This script-in-development is ready for an …

Dec. 18 - Dec. 23
T-F, Sun
Wimberley
Journey to Bethlehem, the musical by Emily Ann Theatre

Journey to Bethlehem, the musical
by Emily Ann Theatre

A short play presented several times each evening at the Emily Ann Theatre's "Trail of Lights."

Dec. 19 - Dec. 23
M-F
San Antonio
La Pastorela Audaz by Teatro Audaz

La Pastorela Audaz
by Teatro Audaz

La Pastorela Audaz is back and in true Audaz fashion we’ve added a fun Luchador twist that is sure to be a fun family night …