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PLT'S HOLIDAY CABARET

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Deck The Halls with the PLT Special Production Holiday Cabaret. From classic Christmas carols and hymns to more modern holiday songs, Pensacola Little Theatre is celebrating the season with an evening of song. Holiday Cabaret features local performers from Coastal Cabaret Ensemble.

Holiday Cabaret
will be directed by Andy W. Davis, who has directed, A Night of Jekyll and Hyde, Broadway Goes Haywire and PLT Rewind. Davis is a frequent PLT volunteer who has appeared in such productions as Ragtime and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.

Tickets for Holiday Cabaret are $17 for caf seating and $10 general admission. Performances are December 15-17 at 7:30pm. Seating is limited. Tickets may be purchased at the Pensacola Little Theatre Box Office, by phone at (850) 432-2042 or online at PensacolaLittleTheatre.com. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:30pm.

Pensacola Little Theatre is a 501(C) 3 non-profit organization providing a complete theatrical experience to children and adults through performances, volunteer opportunities, outreach programs and classes. PLT is located inside the Pensacola Cultural Center at 400 South Jefferson St., Downtown Pensacola. For additional information, visit PensacolaLittleTheatre.com or call (850) 432-2042.


HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN'S "SNOW QUEEN"

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PLT Treehouse Productions brings the Hans Christian Andersen tale "Snow Queen" to the Valerie J. Russenberger Theatre. Snow Queen is a spellbinding new adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen classic. When the shards of a magic mirror freeze his heart, Gerda's best friend, Kay, is spirited away by the mysterious Snow Queen. As she seeks to find him, Gerda encounters a world much stranger and more wondrous than she has ever imagined. Talking crows, smart princesses, and bossy robbers are but a few of the fascinating characters she meets on her journey north to a land of eternal ice.

Snow Queen is adapted and directed by Johnnie Odom. Performances will run December 12-13 & 18-21. Ticket prices range between $14 and $30 with the Theatre Thursday performance being half price.  Call the Box Office at 850-432-2042 or visit us online at PensacolaLittleTheatre.com to reserve your seats today!

Pensacola Little Theatre is a 501(C) 3 non-profit organization providing a complete theatrical experience to children and adults through performances, volunteer opportunities, outreach programs and classes. PLT is located inside the Pensacola Cultural Center at 400 South Jefferson St., Downtown Pensacola. For additional information, visit PensacolaLittleTheatre.com or call (850) 432-2042.


CELEBRATE THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS

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December weekends are jam-packed with unique island style holiday activities, traditional Christmas musical performances, professional hockey games, tree lightings and trolley tours, and any traveler looking for a warm winter wonderland will find it in Pensacola along with award winning white beaches and water activities.

- History buffs can tour a Victorian home decorated for the holidays and learn about life in the Victorian era and how it influenced modern holiday traditions during Historic Pensacola's Victorian Holiday Traditions tours.

- Old-fashioned Christmas-themed trolley tours provide family-friendly entertainment and the chance to get close to the big man in the red suit! Pensacola Winterfest coordinates 30-minute sing along tours with Santa Claus, Frosty, and other classic Christmas characters.

- Art enthusiast will be greeted by a whimsical wonderland at the Pensacola Museum of Art. The Alice in Wonderland exhibit brings Lewis Carroll's beloved novel to life through brightly colored oil on canvas paintings.

- Gallery Night is a Friday street celebration in downtown Pensacola where retail shops, museums, art galleries, and restaurants celebrate the Christmas spirit with light refreshments, activities, and holiday music.

- The Ice Flyers are at home this weekend and public ice skating sessions take place afterward. Victorian Holiday Traditions tours continue in Historic downtown Pensacola as do the Winterfest trolley tours and carriage rides.

In addition to the variety of Christmas and cultural events listed above, deep discounts and travel incentives are plentiful in Pensacola and along Pensacola Beach during December. For a list of discounts, more information on holiday events, or to request a Visitor Guide, call Visit Pensacola at (800) 874-1234 or visit www.visitpensacola.com.


BALLET PENSACOLA PRESENTS “THE NUTCRACKER”

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Ballet Pensacola invites you to experience the magic of The Nutcracker at the historic Saenger Theatre Dec. 19 and 20 at 7 pm, and Dec. 21 at 1:30 pm. The classical ballet, based on a story by E.T.A. Hoffmann, will enthrall audiences as the music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky accompanies the story of Clara and her dream of the Nutcracker Prince. The captivating scenes of a battle between toy soldiers and mice, a pas de deux of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Cavalier, and a serene snow scene have made The Nutcracker an annual favorite. Featuring a cast of more than 125, the production is choreographed by Artistic Director, Richard Steinert.

Tickets are available for purchase for $21-33 from the Saenger Theatre Box Office, or through Ticketmaster, 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. For more information visit www.balletpensacola.com or call 850-432-9546.

Under the artistic direction of Richard Steinert, Ballet Pensacola has become one of the cultural cornerstones of Pensacola, Fla. It is committed to the production of both classic ballet works and innovative originals along with its strong educational program. Located at 400 South Jefferson Street in the historic Pensacola Cultural Plaza, the organization was originally founded in 1978 as Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre.


SAENGER CLASSIC HOLIDAY MOVIE – IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

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The Saenger Theatre is bringing classic movies back to the big screen, holiday-style!  Everyones favorite classic holiday movie Its A Wonderful Life, will be shown on Monday, December 22 at 6:30pm. The Box Office will open at 5:30pm to purchase tickets, or they can be purchased in advance at the Saenger Theatre Box office for only $5. The movie will be seated on a first-come-first-served basis.  

For more information on upcoming events at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre visit our website at www.pensacolasaenger.com.

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