Phoenix Holiday Concerts and Shows 2016

Plays, Concerts, Choirs, Orchestras, in Metro Phoenix

The holiday events listed include special holiday performances for which advance tickets are required. Whether you are looking for holiday jazz, ballet, traditional holiday plays or unusual Christmas shows, you'll find them all in the Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona area. Holiday entertainment for both adults and children is included here.

These holiday concerts and shows are listed in date order.

You could celebrate every day of the holiday season and never get to all the festivities!

All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.

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    A Very Hairy Javelina Holiday
    ••• A Very Hairy Javelina Holiday. Childsplay

    A new musical based on the book "A Very Hairy Christmas" by local author Susan Lowell. "Everyone learns that there's no such thing as a perfect holiday. And no matter how you celebrate, or whatever problems might occur, the holidays are so very special because you share them with your family and friends." The 1 p.m. performance on Saturday, November 19 is a special $12 Storybook Preview performance, sponsored by The Steele Foundation. Each family that attends this General Admission preview performance will receive a free book. 

    Tempe Center for the Arts
    In 2016: November 19 through December 24 on Saturdays and Sundays
     

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    Broadway Christmas Wonderland

    Celebrate the holidays with Santa and his special elves on a Christmas cheer journey. Christmas Wonderland is an enchanting and delightful holiday show with musical performances of holiday classics, Chorus line dancers and glittering costumes.

    Orpheum Theatre, Downtown Phoenix
    In 2016: November 25 - 27
     

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    ••• Courtesy Space 55

    The perennial Holiday musical for people who hate the holidays and musicals. Sun City retirees Blanche, Bertha and Mabel sing, dance, and drink themselves silly as they battle a heartless homeowner's association that tries to evict them from their condo on Christmas Eve. This show is NOT suitable for children. Tickets start at $15.

    Space 55, Phoenix
    In 2016: November 25 - December 30
     

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    A Christmas Story, The Musical
    ••• A Christmas Story, The Musical. Arizona Broadway Theatre

    This classic and comedic holiday tale follows the escapades of nine-year-old Ralphie Parker who wants one thing for Christmas, and one thing only: An Official Red Ryder Range Model Carbine Action BB Gun. Filled with quirky and lovable characters, this zany, heartfelt, and nostalgic Christmas musical is a delight for young and old.

    Arizona Broadway Theatre, Peoria.
    In 2016: November 25 - December 28
     

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    Ballet Etudes presents The Nutcracker

    Let Clara's magical journey surround you as she encounters life-size mice, swirling snowflakes, dancing confections and the Sugar Plum Fairy. A feast for the eyes and ears, with colorful and imaginative costumes paired with Tchaikovsky's original score.

    Chandler Center for the Arts
    In 2016: November 25 - December 4
     

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    Diplo, Martin Garrix, and Daya take to the stage.

    Comerica Theatre in Phoenix.
    In 2016: November 30
     

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    Presented by East Valley Children's Theatre and based on the bestselling book. In this Christmas comedy, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids – probably the most inventively awful kids in history. Mayhem and fun ensue. Tickets $11 - $15.

    Mesa Arts Center
    In 2016: December 1 - 11
     

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    Dickens' classic tale brought to life. Tickets range from $18 to $30.

    Hale Centre Theatre, Gilbert
    In 2016: December 1 - 24
     

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    The ASU choirs join the ASU Symphony Orchestra for a program of seasonal favorites, including selections from Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," Vaughan Williams "Fantasia on Christmas Carols" with solo faculty artist, baritone Gordon Hawkins, plus many more holiday favorites.

    ASU Gammage, Tempe
    In 2016: December 2
     

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    Holiday Concerts, Plays and Performances - Page Two

    Whether you are looking for holiday jazz, ballet, traditional holiday plays, comedy or nontraditional Christmas shows, you'll find them all in the Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona area. Holiday entertainment for both adults and children is included here. The events listed here usually have reserved seats and advance tickets are required. They are listed here in date order.

    You could celebrate every day of the holiday season and never get to all the festivities!

    All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.

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    Holiday Pops
    ••• Holiday Pops. Courtesy Phoenix Symphony

    Ring in the Christmas holiday with an array of your seasonal favorites with The Phoenix Symphony and Chorus in a festive, one-of-a-kind concert tradition. John Varineau, conductor. Tickets start at $23.

    Phoenix Symphony Hall, Phoenix
    In 2016: December 2 - 4
     

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    ••• Courtesy Fountain Hills Theater

    A musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. It is the tale of curmudgeonly miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by the ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future hoping to change his destiny and save his soul.

    Fountain Hills Theater, 11445 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills.
    In 2016: December 2 – 18
     

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    Come and enjoy a brand new Santa Claus original tale about how young Nick sets out on a journey with his best friend, Jack Frost, to become the mystical figure we all know and love. Tickets start at $17.

    Brelby Theatre, 6839 N 58th Ave., Glendale
    In 2016: December 2 - 18
     

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    Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells
    ••• Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells. Courtesy Fountain Hills Theater

    Presented by Fountain Hills Youth 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 ruining all of Junie B.'s fun. So when Junie B. draws May's name for Secret Santa, she comes up with the perfect plan to teach her nemesis a lesson! But will the Christmas spirit of peace and goodwill interfere before she can give you-know-who what she deserves?

    Fountain Hills Theater, 11445 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills.
    In 2016: December 2 – 18
     

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    Black Nativity
    ••• Black Nativity. Black Theatre Troupe

    "A joyous company of singers, actors, dancers and musicians delivers its powerful message of joy, hope, victory and liberation." Tickets are $36.

    Helen K. Mason Performing Arts Center, 1333 E. Washington St., Phoenix
    In 2016: December 2 - 18
     

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    ••• Courtesy Valley Youth Theatre

    Presented by Valley Youth Theatre. This Phoenix holiday tradition has been delighting Valley families since 1995. Join Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore and all their friends in the Hundred Acre Wood for a musical celebration of seasonal sharing and caring.

    Valley Youth Theatre, 525 N. First Street, Phoenix
    In 2016: December 2 - 23
     

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    Christmas Pudding brings together some of the finest musicians, dancers, and comedians in today’s entertainment world. Together, they create a magical evening of music, comedy, dance, and a bit of mayhem.

    Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix.
    In 2016: December 3
     

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    Composer/arranger Mike Crotty, singer Deater O'Neill and their sextet have put a new twist on the old, familiar Christmas tunes for a jazzy evening that promises to delight people of all ages. It's swinging, funky, foot- stompin' holiday fun! This year they have joined with the U.S. Marine Corps and their Toys for Tots Program to collect new, unwrapped toys for the Phoenix area's children in need. Tickets $10 to $15.

    The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt, Phoenix
    In 2016: December 3
     

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    Special Holiday Ticketed Events in Phoenix and Scottsdale - Page Three

    Whether you are looking for holiday jazz, ballet, traditional holiday plays, comedy or nontraditional Christmas shows, you'll find them all in the Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona area. Holiday entertainment for both adults and children is included here. The events listed here usually have reserved seats and advance tickets are required. They are listed here in date order.

    You could celebrate every day of the holiday season and never get to all the festivities!

    All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.

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    The Quiltmaker's Gift
    ••• The Quiltmaker's Gift. Courtesy Theater Works

    Presented by YouthWorks at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts. A musically animated family production that tells the story of a mysterious old quiltmaker who sends a greedy king on a journey of self-discovery in which he learns that happiness does not come from acquiring things but from giving freely to others. $36 per ticket, discounts for seniors, students and groups.

    Peoria Center for the Performing Arts
    In 2016: December 3 - 10
     

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    Snow Queen
    ••• Snow Queen. Tim Fuller, Courtesy Center Dance Ensemble

    Center Dance Ensemble presents their annual holiday production. Stage West

    Herberger Theater Center, Downtown Phoenix.
    In 2016: December 3 - 18
     

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    Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols with harp and organ, seasonal favorites, and a holiday sing-along. $23 Adults, $18 Seniors/Students.

    The Church of the Beatitudes, 555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix
    In 2016: December 4
     

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    ••• Orpheus Male Chorus of Phoenix

    Featuring traditional and contemporary holiday songs along with an audience sing-a-long featuring everyone’s favorite Christmas carols.

    Three different locations: Mesa, Paradise Valley, Sun City
    In 2015: December 4, 6, 11
     

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    Now in its 12th season, this family-friendly performance features Irish ballads, lively instrumental tunes, and Irish dancing, while photographic images provide a backdrop to some of the rich historical traditions. Take a glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas.

    MIM Music Theater, North Phoenix.
    In 2016: December 4, 5
     

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    Phoenix Boys Choir Holiday Concert
    ••• Phoenix Boys Choir Holiday Concert. Courtesy Phoenix Boys Choir

    The Phoenix Boys Choir performs holiday music in the boy choir tradition, with uplifting and inspiring selections, certain to entertain and delight audiences of all ages.Tickets $25.

    Various churches and venues
    In 2016: December 4, 14, 15, 17, 18
     

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    Program features: Prokofiev's Lieutenant Kije Suites, Op. 60, Harris' Symphony #3, Grofe's Mississippi Suite, and Vaughan Williams' Norfolk Rhapsody #1 in E Minor. Tempe Symphony Orchestra is made up of volunteer performers, and is owned and operated by the City of Tempe Library & Cultural Services Division. The performance is free, but a ticket is required. Tickets are available at the door beginning at 6:30 p.m.

    McClintock High School, Tempe
    In 2016: December 5
     

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    Presented by The Great Arizona Puppet Theatre. Santa's elves come to help a poor shoemaker and his wife in this musical holiday favorite. Ages K and up.

    The Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W. Latham St., Phoenix
    In 2016: December 7 - 24
     

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    Christmas Music and Theatre - Page Four

    Whether you are looking for holiday jazz, ballet, traditional holiday plays, comedy or nontraditional Christmas shows, you'll find them all in the Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona area. Holiday entertainment for both adults and children is included here. The events listed here usually have reserved seats and advance tickets are required. They are listed here in date order.

    You could celebrate every day of the holiday season and never get to all the festivities!

    All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.

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    Music Director Tito Muñoz
    ••• Music Director Tito Muñoz. Courtesy Phoenix Symphony

    Featuring The Phoenix Symphony's Music Director Tito Muñoz as he leads the Valley’s favorite holiday tradition. The Phoenix Symphony, The Phoenix Symphony Chorus and soloists perform Handel’s Messiah. Ticket prices vary.

    Churches and venues throughout the Valley
    In 2016: December 7 - 11
     

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    Kristen Drathman and Rusty Ferracane, accompanied by Arizona Opera Composer-in-Residence Craig Bohmler, perform an evening of holiday songs, old and new, with a mix of humor, pathos and heartwarming stories. This is a new Live & Local Holidays concert showcasing top Arizona-based artists performing festive concerts. Arrive early to enjoy happy-hour drink specials, sweet treats offered by Sugar Jam Bake Shop, a free create-your-own-holiday-magnet art project and a 10% discount on creative gifts at the award-winning Store at the Center. Tickets $19 - $29.

    Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
    In 2016: December 9
     

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    A swingin' evening of holiday-flavored jazz.

    MIM Music Theater, North Phoenix.
    In 2016: December 9 at 7:30 p.m.
     

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    Ballet Etudes presents The Nutcracker

    Let Clara's magical journey surround you as she encounters life-size mice, swirling snowflakes, dancing confections and the Sugar Plum Fairy. A feast for the eyes and ears, with colorful and imaginative costumes paired with Tchaikovsky's original score.

    Mesa Arts Center
    In 2016: December 9 - 11
     

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    Led by Mitchell Vantrease and Chanel Bragg, actors and singers from around the Valley perform some of your favorite holiday and Christmas tunes with a soulful twist. Last year the African-American troupe’s show, Soul of Broadway, won an AriZoni Theater of Excellence Award.

    Peoria Center for the Performing Arts
    In 2016: December 9 - 11
     

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    Sister's Christmas Catechism
    ••• Sister's Christmas Catechism. Courtesy Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

    Sister, the tart-tongued, ruler-wielding nun, teaches her students the story of the Nativity and asks for their help to solve the greatest Christmas caper ever – who swiped the gold that those three wise men gave to Baby Jesus? Using the latest forensic technology and her uncanny ability to detect guilt, Sister creates an unforgettable living Nativity with her students to expose the culprit. Part of the Late Nite Catechism comedies, each performance is unique and will appeal to people of all ages and faiths. 

    Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.
    In 2016: December 9 - 18
     

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     iTheatre’s annual Holiday Cabaret with Jeff Kennedy, a grand piano, some of the Valley’s most talented singers and artists and signature Cabaret-style seating. 

    Herberger Theater Center, Phoenix.
    In 2016: December 9 - 18
     

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    Christmas, Motown and More

    Casino Arizona
    ••• Courtesy Casino Arizona

    A cast of spirited performers in song and dance perform at the Showroom, where they will take you on a journey all the way from Motown to the North Pole. Hear a winning combination of old-time classics and holiday favorites – the perfect recipe for getting into the Christmas spirit. There may even be a special visit from a guy with a long white beard and a jolly red suit. 21+ only. Tickets start at $18.

    Casino Arizona, Scottsdale
    In 2016: December 9 - 23
     

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    Holiday Concerts, Plays and Performances - Page Five

    Whether you are looking for holiday jazz, ballet, traditional holiday plays, comedy or nontraditional Christmas shows, you'll find them all in the Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona area. Holiday entertainment for both adults and children is included here. The events listed here usually have reserved seats and advance tickets are required. They are listed here in date order.

    You could celebrate every day of the holiday season and never get to all the festivities!

    All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.

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    ••• Courtesy Ballet Arizona

    Follow Clara and her magical Nutcracker Prince as they embark on a thrilling adventure. Performed with recorded music. 

    Symphony Hall, Phoenix.
    In 2016: December 9 - 24
     

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    Take a winter wonderland trip to the Emerald Isle in a glorious celebration of the season featuring uilleann pipes, accordion, flute, fiddle and both Irish and English vocals.

    Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
    In 2016: December 10
     

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    The Kingston Trio and Jim Curry, with the Chandler Symphony on stage
    conducted by Lee Holdridge.

    Higley Center for the Performing Arts, Gilbert.
    In 2016: December 10
     

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    A festive concert of traditional holiday music featuring the Chandler Children's Choir.

    Mesa Arts Center.
    In 2016: December 10
     

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    Husband and wife Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist.

    MIM Music Theater, North Phoenix.
    In 2016: December 10
     

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    Sonoran Desert Chorale
    ••• Sonoran Desert Chorale

    The Sonoran Desert Chorale translates feelings of hope and joy into song accompanied by brass, percussion, and two of the mightiest organs in the Valley.  Continuing with the exploration of the music of Ireland and the British Isles, they will sing many pieces steeped in this tradition with beautiful lyrics presented by a rich blend of 60 voices.

    Locations in Mesa and Scottsdale
    In 2016: December 10 (Mesa) and December 11 (Scottsdale)

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    Charles Dickens’ enduring tale of hope and redemption. Brimming with rousing musical numbers, splendid costumes and side-splitting Bah Humbugs, A Christmas Carol will have you and yours wrapped in the spirit of the holidays! Presented by Arizona Broadway Theatre.

    Herberger Theater Center, Downtown Phoenix.
    In 2016: December 10 - 24
     

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    The Duttons are a real family of singers, dancers and musicians that are guaranteed to please all ages.

    The Dutton Theater Mesa, East Valley High School, 7420 E. Main Street, Mesa.
    In 2016: December 10 - 31
     

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    Holiday Performances, Concerts and Plays in Greater Phoenix - Page Six

    Find your holiday jazz, ballet, traditional holiday plays and Christmas shows in this listing. Holiday entertainment for both adults and children is included. I recommend that you purchase tickets for these events in advance. These holiday concerts and shows are listed in date order.

    You could celebrate every day of the holiday season and never get to all the festivities in the Phoenix area!

    All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.

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    Phoenix Boys Choir presents the most endearing holiday songs and carols from around the world. The choir will perform an array of songs from England, France, Germany, Austria, and Poland, as well as other countries in Latin America. The choir will pay tribute to Johann Sebastian Bach with excerpts from his beloved Christmas Oratory. And it wouldn’t be the holidays without the boys singing the Vienna Boys’ Choir version of “Silent Night” and Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus.” 

    MIM Music Theater, North Phoenix.
    In 2016: December 11
     

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    Brian Setzer
    ••• Brian Setzer. Terry Wyatt / Getty Images

    Three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzer and his 18-piece orchestra will feature music from his best-selling holiday albums.

    Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix
    In 2016: December 15
     

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    Conducted by Robert R. Nichols, the professional musicians of the Scottsdale Philharmonic perform a special holiday program featuring classics of the season. Tickets $5 to $10.

    Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
    In 2016: December 15
     

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    A Peter White Christmas in Scottsdale
    ••• A Peter White Christmas. Courtesy Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch

    Peter White leads an all-star lineup featuring Rick Braun and Euge Groove. White is an extraordinary and fluent acoustic guitarist whose skills are world-renowned. Smooth jazz legend Rick Braun is a masterful trumpet/flugelhorn player whose warm tones transform the simplest melody into a work of art. Euge Groove adds a dynamic charm to his music with exquisite saxophone artistry and wisdom. Combined, this trio will deliver a special brand of smooth jazz cheer, performing arrangements of holiday favorites. Tickets start at $55.

    Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa, Scottsdale
    In 2016: December 15 at 7:30 p.m.
     

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    A family holiday event featuring the cast of Cirque Musica together with all-time favorite holiday songs performed by a live orchestra. Cirque Musica is a concert and visual experience where audiences journey into a world of high-flying adventure with amazing acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks and holiday cheer.

    Talking Stick Resort Arena, Downtown Phoenix
    In 2016: December 16 at 7:30 p.m.
     

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    Cirque de la Symphonie Holiday Spectacular
    ••• Cirque de la Symphonie Holiday Spectacular. Courtesy The Phoenix Symphony

    The popular Cirque troupe presents their gravity-defying acts with a special dose of holiday cheer. Hear holiday favorites like “White Christmas” and “Deck the Halls” and beloved movements from masterpieces like Swan Lake and The Nutcracker. This popular holiday music is performed live by The Phoenix Symphony while hula hoops, strong men, contortionists, aerialists and jugglers perform. Tickets start at $30.

    Orpheum Theatre, Downtown Phoenix
    In 2016: December 16 - 18
     

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    Holiday Songs, old and new, sung by some of the Valley’s favorite entertainers in an intimate cabaret setting complete with beverages and treats available at the Theater Works bar. Presented by Theater Works. 

    Peoria Center for the Performing Arts
    In 2016: December 16 - 18
     

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    Christmas Concert
    ••• Christmas Concert. Courtesy Phoenix Chorale

    Phoenix Chorale presents a Christmas program filled with unique arrangements of this evocative hymn, conjuring peaceful images. This year’s Chorale Christmas will also feature familiar favorites like “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”

    Various venues, Phoenix and Sun City
    In 2016: December 16 - 20
     

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    Holiday Concerts, Plays and Performances - Page Seven

    Whether you are looking for holiday jazz, ballet, traditional holiday plays, comedy or nontraditional Christmas shows, you'll find them all in the Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona area. Holiday entertainment for both adults and children is included here. The events listed here usually have reserved seats and advance tickets are required. They are listed here in date order.

    You could celebrate every day of the holiday season and never get to all the festivities!

    All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.

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    A Merri-Achi Christmas
    ••• A Merri-Achi Christmas. Courtesy Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

    The Platinum®-selling Sol de Mexico is the first mariachi ensemble to be nominated for a Grammy Award. Their original rhythms, fresh sounds and inspiring ideas have energized the world of mariachi for more than 30 years. This special performance includes treasured holiday favorites and selections from the mariachi songbook.

    Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
    In 2016: December 17
     

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    The only Nutcracker Ballet performed by young dancers age 3 – 22. Special appearance by Santa Claus following the 2 p.m. performances.

    Desert Vista Fine Arts Theatre, 16440 S 32nd Street, Phoenix
    In 2016: December 17, 18
     

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    Jazz musician David Benoit and guest vocalist Sara Gazrek pay tribute to the music of A Charlie Brown Christmas. Tickets from $14 to $59.

    Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
    In 2016: December 18
     

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    New York’s hot-jazz darlings get into the big, brass-filled spirit of the holiday season, infusing yuletide classics with their unique twist on classic New York, Paris and New Orleans jazz. Hear beloved tunes like “White Christmas” and “Please Come Home for Christmas” to lesser-known gems such as Edith Piaf’s “Le Noël de la rue,” Ella Fitzgerald’s “Santa Claus Got Stuck in My Chimney” and even “The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” – with plenty of surprises along the way.

    Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
    In 2016: December 18
     

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    World-class baritone and Nashville recording artist David Britton and his musicians celebrate the season with an enchanting evening of Christmas music from around the world, featuring spirited vocals and comfy, cozy arrangements of familiar favorites blended with soaring holiday anthems. Tickets $19 to $29.

    Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
    In 2016: December 23
     

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    Trans-Siberian Orchestra
    ••• Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Johnny Louis / Getty Images

    Two shows.

    Gila River Arena, Glendale.
    In 2016: December 26
     

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    Grammy Award winner Chip Davis presents beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with multimedia effects. Buy tickets direct from Ticketmaster.com.

    ASU Gammage, Tempe
    In 2016: December 27