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Christmas Shows, Plays, and Concerts in Charlotte - 2012

Celebrate Christmas in Charlotte

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Christmas Shows, Plays, and Concerts in Charlotte - 2012

The Singing Christmas Tree, a highlight of the season for many Charlotteans, returns for its 58th year.

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For many people, Christmas is time for family traditions. A highlight of the season for many people is going to a Christmas play or show with the family. Listed here are Charlotte's Christmas plays, concerts, and shows for the 2012 season. Most of these are ticketed events, and the prices vary pretty drastically.

One of Charlotte's most popular Christmas-time concerts is the Singing Christmas Tree, which enters its 58th year in 2012.

This list is still being updated, so check back often. Know of a concert or show that's list listed here? Send me the information at charlotte@aboutguide.com and I'll get it included.

Nov. 25
Christmas Spectacular with the Charlotte Civic Orchestra - 7:30 p.m. @ Halton Theater (CPCC Campus)
Reduced Shakespeare Company The Ultimate Christmas Show - 1 and 6 p.m. @ Booth Playhouse (tickets start at $29.50)

Nov. 29
Trans-Siberian Orchestra - The Lost Christmas Eve - 7:30 p.m. @ Time Warner Cable Arena (tickets start at $32)
Charlotte Symphony Pops: Magic of Christmas - 7:30 p.m. @ Belk Theater (tickets start at $27.50)

Nov. 30
Charlotte Symphony Pops: Magic of Christmas - 8 p.m. @ Belk Theater (tickets start at $27.50)
Black Nativity: A Gospel Song Play by Langston Hughes - 7 p.m. @ McGlohon Theater (tickets start at $12)

Dec. 1
Charlotte Symphony Pops: Magic of Christmas - 2:30 and 8 p.m. @ Belk Theater (tickets start at $27.50)
Charlotte's Annual Jingle Bell Bash - 7:30 p.m. @ Wells Fargo Atrium
Black Nativity: A Gospel Song Play by Langston Hughes - 7 p.m. @ McGlohon Theater (tickets start at $12)
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - 1 p.m. @ McColl Family Theatre (ImaginOn)
The Rented Christmas - 3 to 7 p.m. @ Community Performance Center (Rock Hill, S.C.)

Dec. 2
Charlotte Symphony Pops: Magic of Christmas - 2:30 p.m. @ Belk Theater (tickets start at $27.50)
Black Nativity: A Gospel Song Play by Langston Hughes - 4 p.m. @ McGlohon Theater (tickets start at $12)
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - 2 p.m. @ McColl Family Theatre (ImaginOn)
The Rented Christmas - 3 p.m. @ Community Performance Center (Rock Hill, S.C.)
A Modern Christmas Carol - 7 p.m. @ Matthews Community Center

Dec. 7
Clara's Trip: A Nutcracker Story - 7 p.m. @ Booth Playhouse (tickets start at $15)
A Christmas Carol - 7 p.m. @ Theatre Charlotte
The Rented Christmas - 7 p.m. @ Community Performance Center (Rock Hill, S.C.)

Dec.8
The Singing Christmas Tree for Kids - 11 a.m. @ Ovens Auditorium
A Capella Christmas - 2 p.m. @ Sharon Baptist Church
The 58th Annual Singing Christmas Tree - 7:30 p.m. @ Ovens Auditorium
NC Dance Theater: Nutcracker - 2 and 7 p.m. @ Belk Theater (tickets start at $25)
Clara's Trip: A Nutcracker Story - 2 and 7 p.m. @ Booth Playhouse (tickets start at $15)
Christmas Gloria! With the Charlotte Children’s Choir and Youth Chorale - 7 p.m. @ Myers Park Baptist Church
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - 3 p.m. @ McColl Family Theatre (ImaginOn)
A Christmas Carol - 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. @ Theatre Charlotte
The Rented Christmas - 7 p.m. @ Community Performance Center (Rock Hill, S.C.)
A Modern Christmas Carol - 2 p.m. @ Matthews Community Center

Dec. 9
NC Dance Theater: Nutcracker - 2 p.m. @ Belk Theater (tickets start at $25)
The Harris YMCA School of Dance Presents - Our 10th Annual Nutcracker - 3 p.m. @ Dana Auditorium Queens University
Rockin' in a Winter Wonderland - 4 p.m. @ McGlohon Theater (tickets start at $8)
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - 2 p.m. @ McColl Family Theatre (ImaginOn)
A Christmas Carol - 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. @ Theatre Charlotte
The Rented Christmas - 3 p.m. @ Community Performance Center (Rock Hill, S.C.)
A Modern Christmas Carol - 7 p.m. @ Matthews Community Center

Dec. 10
Queen City Brass Band Christmas Concert - 7 p.m. @ Salvation Army Church

Dec. 12
Kissmas Concert 2012 @ Fillmore Charlotte (tickets are $32.50)
A Christmas Carol - 7 p.m. @ Theatre Charlotte

Dec. 13
The Birth - 7 p.m. @ Duke Energy Theater (tickets start at $16)
A Christmas Carol - 7 p.m. @ Theatre Charlotte

Dec. 14
NC Dance Theater: Nutcracker - 7:30 p.m. @ Belk Theater (tickets start at $25)
The Birth - 7 and 8:30 p.m. @ Duke Energy Theater (tickets start at $16)
Winter Wonderettes (preview) @ Actor’s Theater of Charlotte
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - 7:30 p.m. @ McColl Family Theatre (ImaginOn)
The Littlest Angel - 7:30 p.m. @ Wells Fargo Playhouse (ImaginOn)
A Christmas Carol - 7 p.m. @ Theatre Charlotte

Dec. 15
Christmas is a Feeling: A Children’s Holiday Celebration - 4 p.m. @ Sharon Presbyterian Church
iCelebra! Bilingual Christmas Concert For Children - 3 p.m. @ Dana Auditorium, Queens University
NC Dance Theater: Nutcracker - 2 and 7 p.m. @ Belk Theater (tickets start at $25)
The Birth - 7 and 8:30 p.m. @ Duke Energy Theater (tickets start at $16)
Carolina Pro Musica: Christmas at St. Mary's - 7 p.m. @ St. Mary's Chapel
6th Annual Jingle Bell Jam - 8:30 p.m. @ Hilton University Place
Winter Wonderettes @ Actor’s Theater of Charlotte
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - 1 and 3 p.m. @ McColl Family Theatre (ImaginOn)
A Christmas Carol - 2:30 and 7 p.m. @ Theatre Charlotte

Dec. 16
NC Dance Theater: Nutcracker - 2 p.m. @ Belk Theater (tickets start at $25)
The Birth - 7 p.m. @ Duke Energy Theater (tickets start at $16)
The Hope of Christmas - Evening of Music - 7 p.m. @ Sharon United Methodist Church
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - 2 p.m. @ McColl Family Theatre (ImaginOn)
The Littlest Angel - 2 p.m. @ Wells Fargo Playhouse (ImaginOn)
A Christmas Carol - 2:30 p.m. @ Theatre Charlotte

Dec. 18
Cirque Dreams Holidaze - 7:30 p.m. @ Knight Theater (tickets start at $20)

Dec. 19
Cirque Dreams Holidaze - 7:30 p.m. @ Knight Theater (tickets start at $20)
Winter Wonderettes @ Actor’s Theater of Charlotte

Dec. 20

The Birth - 7 and 8:30 p.m. @ Duke Energy Theater (tickets start at $16)
Cirque Dreams Holidaze - 7:30 p.m. @ Knight Theater (tickets start at $20)
Winter Wonderettes @ Actor’s Theater of Charlotte

Dec. 21
NC Dance Theater: Nutcracker - 7:30 p.m. @ Belk Theater (tickets start at $25)
The Birth - 7 and 8:30 p.m. @ Duke Energy Theater (tickets start at $16)
Cirque Dreams Holidaze - 8 p.m. @ Knight Theater (tickets start at $20)
Winter Wonderettes @ Actor’s Theater of Charlotte
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - 1 p.m. @ McColl Family Theatre (ImaginOn)
The Littlest Angel - 11 a.m. @ Wells Fargo Playhouse (ImaginOn)

Dec. 22

NC Dance Theater: Nutcracker - 2 and 7 p.m. @ Belk Theater (tickets start at $25)
The Birth - 7 and 8:30 p.m. @ Duke Energy Theater (tickets start at $16)
Cirque Dreams Holidaze - 2 and 8 p.m. @ Knight Theater (tickets start at $20)
Winter Wonderettes @ Actor’s Theater of Charlotte
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - 3 p.m. @ McColl Family Theatre (ImaginOn)
The Littlest Angel - 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. @ Wells Fargo Playhouse (ImaginOn)

Dec. 23

NC Dance Theater: Nutcracker - 2 and 7 p.m. @ Belk Theater (tickets start at $25)
The Birth - 7 p.m. @ Duke Energy Theater (tickets start at $16)
Cirque Dreams Holidaze - 1:30 and 7 p.m. @ Knight Theater (tickets start at $20)
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - 2 and 4 p.m. @ McColl Family Theatre (ImaginOn)
The Littlest Angel - 2 p.m. @ Wells Fargo Playhouse (ImaginOn)

Dec. 24

Dec. 26
Winter Wonderettes ("Pay What You Can" Night) @ Actor’s Theater of Charlotte

Dec. 27

Winter Wonderettes @ Actor’s Theater of Charlotte
The Littlest Angel - 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. @ Wells Fargo Playhouse (ImaginOn)

Dec. 28
Winter Wonderettes @ Actor’s Theater of Charlotte

Dec. 29
Winter Wonderettes @ Actor’s Theater of Charlotte
The Littlest Angel - 11 a.m. @ Wells Fargo Playhouse (ImaginOn)

Dec. 30
The Littlest Angel - 2 p.m. @ Wells Fargo Playhouse (ImaginOn)

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