Pittsburgh's On-line Weekend Planning Guide December  2016

Weekend
Entertainment Picks

Pittsburgh
Ballet Theatre
The Nutcracker    
@Benedum Center

From PBT.org
The Nutcracker is “nothing short of magical” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). Propelled by Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, this soaring story captures the awe and expectation of the night before Christmas when a mysterious gift sparks a wondrous adventure. As the colossal tree shoots skyward and snowflakes blanket the stage, the journey glides into a radiant
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A Musical
Christmas Carol    
@Byham Theater

From Trusts arts.org
A HOLIDAY TREAT FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!
The holidays would not be the same without Pittsburgh CLO's A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL! We've taken the spirit of the season, wrapped it in your favorite yuletide melodies and tied it with all the holiday magic and wonder of your childhood. Join Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and a host of colorful characters for a remarkable CLO holiday presentation of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL.Read more here

Lotus    
@Stage AE

Expanding upon a wide range of styles and sounds, Lotus is considered a multi-genre band. The group incorporates elements of rock, electronica, jazz, jam, hip-hop, funk and other influences. The band originally played as a jamband that leaned heavily on the sounds of funk, rock and jazz  . . . Read more here

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Cirque Dreams
Holidaze    
@Benedum Center

From Cirquedreams.com
Now in its 8th year of  multiple simultaneous touring productions, Cirque Dreams lights up the 2016 holiday season with its critically acclaimed holiday stage extravaganza… Cirque Dreams

Holidaze…a new cirque show…Broadway musical… and family Christmas spectacular all in one! Hailed by The New York Daily News as a “delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleighload & so full of energy it could end our dependence  (Read more here)

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