Dec. 1-5: “Burn the Floor: Ballroom Reinvented,” starring Mark Ballas with Giselle Peacock (Broadway Series South in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).
Dec. 1-5: “Inspecting Carol” (University Theatre at N.C. State in Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall).
Dec. 1-5, 7-12, 14-19: “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment — The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told by Himself)” (PlayMakers Repertory Company in Paul Green Theatre).
Dec. 2-4, 9-12, 15-18: “Oh, the Humanity and Other Exclamations” (Manbites Dog Theater).
Dec. 2-5: “Poof” and “The Test” (Duke Players Lab Theater in Brody Theater).
Dec. 2-5, 9-12, 16-19: “Crowns” (revival) (Burning Coal Theatre Company and Temple Theatre in Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School).
Dec. 2-5, 9-12, 16-19: “A Christmas Carol: An Original Adaptation by Michael Hoagland and Jeff Stockberger” (Temple Theatre).
Dec. 2-6: “The Parchman Hour” (Mike Wiley Productions in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre).
Dec. 3: Mike Wiley: “One Noble Journey: A Box Marked Freedom” (An ArtsCenter School Show).
Dec. 3: “Ho! Ho! Ho! Stories for the Season” (Deep Dish Theater Company).
Dec. 3: “Holiday Extravaganza” (Transactors Improv Company at The ArtsCenter).
Dec. 3-5: “Amadeus,” starring Michael Urie and Ray Dooley (PlayMakers Repertory Company and the North Carolina Symphony in Meymandi Concert Hall).
Dec. 3-5: “A Christmas Carol,” starring Ira David Wood IV as Scrooge (Theatre in the Park at the Durham Performing Arts Center).
Dec. 3-5, 10-12: “Love and Robots! A Puppet Rock Opera in Zeros and Ones” (Paperhand Puppet Intervention at the Saxapahaw Community Center/Paperhand Studio).
Dec. 3-5, 10-12: “Robin Hood” (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre).
Dec. 3-6: “Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus” (Cary Players in the Cary Town Council Chambers).
Dec. 4: “Fall into Improv” (NC Improv at Common Ground Theatre).
Dec. 4-12: Disney on Ice: Disney•Pixar’s “Toy Story 3” (RBC Center).
Dec. 5: “Four Bitchin’ Babes: Hormonal Imbalance” (Kirby Theater Performing Arts Series in Roxboro).
Dec. 6: The Performance Collective presents “Spitting into the Wind” (UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Communications Studies’ “Interruptions” Series in Swain Hall Studio 6).
Dec. 7-12: “Young Frankenstein: The New Mel Brooks Musical” (Durham Performing Arts Center).
Dec. 7-12, 14-19, 21-24: “A Christmas Story” (Broadway Series South and Hot Summer Nights at the Kennedy, with North Carolina Theatre and Barton College).
Dec. 8-11, 15-18: “Art Tatum: Piano Starts Here” (Zenph Sound Innovations at the Kennedy Theater).
Dec. 8-15: “A Christmas Carol,” starring Ira David Wood IV as Scrooge (Theatre in the Park in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).
Dec. 9-12: “The SantaLand Diaries,” starring Jesse R. Gephart (Automatic Vaudeville and Theatre in the Park at TIP).
Dec. 9-12, 15-19: “A Trailer Park Christmas” (Common Ground Theatre).
Dec. 10-12, 16-19: “Cinderella” (Raleigh Little Theatre on the Cantey V. Sutton Main Stage).
Dec. 10-12, 16-19: “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (ArtsCenter Stage and the Youth Performing Arts Conservatory).
Dec. 15: “A John Waters Christmas” (The Carolina Theatre).
Dec. 18: Cedric “The Entertainer” (Durham Performing Arts Center).
Dec. 19: “A Christmas Carol” (Johnston Community College Performing Arts Concert Series in Paul A. Johnston Auditorium).
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