The trove of holiday theater started in Southern Oregon and as far away as Northern California


The classic Nutcracker ballet is a common favorite. It was performed at the Arkley Center in Eureka and the Cascade Theater in Redding.

A Scene From &Quot;Christmas At The Prime Rib Playhouse&Quot; At The Oregon Cabaret Theatre.

The North Coast Repertory Theater in Eureka is performing ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ as an on-stage radio broadcast through December 10.

The Eureka Theater performed ‘Sugar Plums and Stocking Stuffers,’ a drag and burlesque show, on December 2.

At Redding’s Riverfront Playhouse, there is a comedy show in December called ‘A Good Old-Fashioned Big Family Christmas.’ In it, a family tries to put together the perfect holiday party.

Redding’s Axiom Repertory Theater will perform ‘A Christmas Carol: The Musical’ from December 8–23.

Southern Oregon

In Ashland, Oregon Cabaret Theater is performing ‘Christmas at the Prime Rib Playhouse’, a holiday musical, through December 31. It is “a backstage comedy with music that follows the incredible hijinks of the cast and crew of the Prime Rib Playhouse Dinner Theater as they rehearse and perform their annual holiday musical revue.”

The Nutcracker ballet will also be performed at Studio Roxander in Central Point.

At the Craterian Theater at the Collier Center for the Performing Arts in Medford, patrons can enjoy a musical called ‘Million Dollar Quartet Christmas’ on December 19, featuring the music of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley.

The Collier Center will also host Irish native Tomáseen Foley’s ‘A Celtic Christmas’ on December 22. The performance will include traditional Irish songs, dance, music, and stories.

The Randall Theater Company of Medford performs ‘Not the Same Old Christmas Carol’ in December. This is a new play that tells the classic Dickens story with greed, ghosts, and glitter.

The Barnstormers Theater in Grants Pass performs ‘Nuncrackers’ during the month of December. It included all new songs and wacky humor and was presented as the first TV special taped in a studio built in the basement of the convent.

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