The holiday season is here and there’s no better way to embrace the Christmas spirit than taking in a show at one of Corpus Christi’s live theatre venues. Watch your favorite holiday tale come to life by passionate local performers.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL PRESENTED BY THE HARBOR PLAYHOUSE
First on your list should be the Harbor Playhouse! It stages an amazing Broadway version of A Christmas Carol directed by Laurel Brashears with musical influence from award-winning composer Alan Menken. Talk about an all-star cast! This timeless classic follows Ebenezer Scrooge on Christmas Eve while he encounters the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, which leads him to ultimately discover the true spirit of Christmas. The show is family-friendly and will have you walking out with Christmas joy!
WINTER WONDERETTES PRESENTED BY THE AURORA ARTS THEATRE
The Wonderettes are back at the Aurora Arts Theatre! This seasonal celebration finds the girls entertaining at the annual Harper’s Hardware Holiday Party. When Santa turns up missing, the girls use their talent and creative ingenuity to save the holiday party! Featuring great ’60s versions of holiday classics such as “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town,” “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Run, Rudolph, Run,” and “Winter Wonderland,” the result is, of course, marvelous! This energetic and glittering holiday package is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages.
THE NUTCRACKER PRESENTED BY THE CORPUS CHRISTI BALLET
Christmas isn’t Christmas without the famous ballet, The Nutcracker! Many families make it an annual tradition to see this classic story of a young girl's journey to a magical land on Christmas Eve with a Mouse King, toy soldiers, and a handsome prince. The high-quality production performed by award-winning dancers and ballerinas will sweep you off your feet! Watch this live show in the Selena Auditorium includes a live orchestra and combines professional dancers with student dancers to create a beautiful rendition.
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS PRESENTED BY CORPUS CHRISTI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center hosts the longtime holiday crowd-pleaser "Home for the Holidays"! The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra will be joined by local choirs to offer a delightful mix of carols, seasonal favorites and the popular sing-a-long with Santa Claus himself. Enjoy the show in the world-class concert hall featuring state-of-the-art acoustics, a striking glass-walled lobby that offers a beautiful 360-degree view of the Corpus Christi Bay and the downtown skyline.
TUBA CHRISTMAS CONCERT PRESENTED BY PLAINS CAPITAL BANK
Plains Capital Bank will host a holiday favorite in the Coastal Bend! The Annual Tuba Christmas Concert features the sound of nearly 100 tuba, euphonium, baritone, and sousaphone musicians. This unique sound is sure to get you in the holiday spirit with tons of classic Christmas tunes.
The holiday season is an amazing time to make memories with your family and friends that will last a lifetime! The holiday shows around Corpus Christi will provide you with a night you’ll never forget.