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A show for all ages, experience the beloved holiday story with a message that never grows old.

In this beloved classic (now infused with live music!), Fern, a soft-hearted farm girl, forms an unlikely bond with Wilbur, a charismatic pig.

The Puppet Co.Playhouse’s wildly popular series has already started its 8th season and runs throughout the entire year! Shows are at 10:00 AM on select Wednesday, Saturdays and Sundays.

Based on the children’s books by Barbara Park, this play follows the feisty and irrepressible Junie B. Jones as she plays Secret Santa to her least favorite classmate, Tattletale May.

Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption.

The Holiday Tradition continues as Olney Theatre Center favorite Paul Morella returns to bring his unique and memorable adaptation of A Christmas Carol to life in our most intimate space – the Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab.

DC’s perennial favorite, Septime Webre’s The Nutcracker, celebrates 15 years in 2018 with 40 performances! This celebrated production is set in historic 1882 Georgetown with George Washington, King George III, and other historical figures. Join us again with family and friends or start a new holiday tradition with your loved ones.

Joy, warmth, and community illuminate seasonal holiday celebrations the world over.

Northern Virginia’s popular production of The Nutcracker returns in a festive celebration for the holidays. Sweet Clara, naughty Fritz, the partygoers and dancing dolls, Drosselmeyer, and the Nutcracker Prince lead the way through a dreamy journey of fantasy and sweets.

As part of MYB’s performance training, the organization provides the region with professional quality ballet productions several times a year.

Voted both Outstanding Production in Classical Dance and Outstanding Youth Performance by Metro DC Dance Awards, Lees’ version of the holiday classic is a metropolitan area family favorite.

Spend a festive holiday evening with the Queen — Elizabeth the First, that is!

Step Afrika!’s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show is the most vibrant holiday celebration in town! This fun, family-friendly performance will have you stomping your feet and clapping your hands to energetic beats from Step Afrika!

You and your children are invited to join us at The National on Saturday mornings for a series of free programs that engage and inspire the young mind. Play, laugh, learn and discover through interactive performances, puppets, dance and music that are designed to light up the imagination and celebrate a world of wonder.

We invite you to celebrate the warm spirit of the season in a majestic setting. Enjoy jubilant, wondrous music performed by chorus, organ, and brass.

We invite you to the most famous Christmas Party of all time as you attend The Nutcracker where the possibility of dreams, the magic of Christmas and the wonder of the child merge through young Clara’s adventures with mechanical dolls, life-size rats, and whirling Kingdoms of Snow and Sweets.

Set in a modern Dublin pub, AN IRISH CAROL is an homage to Dickens’ classic – told as only the Irish can.

The whole family will have a rockin’ holiday time when Suzanne and Glenn bring the wide world of year-end celebrations to the stage.

Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker.

This year we are also featuring guest performers The Columbia Flute Choir.