December Theatre

By Diana Morton

Crown Uptown Theatre, 3702 E. Douglas Ave. A Very Special Crown Christmas. An evening that promises you a bountiful buffet, belly laughs and beautiful holiday music to get you in the Christmas spirit. Reserved ticket prices include dinner and show. Doors open at 6 pm; curtain at 8 pm. Wed-Sat, Now-Dec 28. Tickets $33-38. 316-612-7696

Forum Theatre, at the Wilke Center, 1st United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway.  A Spirited New Musical, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. 8 pm Thu-Sat, 2 pm Sun, Dec 5-Dec 22. Tickets $23-$25. Opening night ticket $18 Nov. 29 only. Dinner option is $20 per person. 316-618-0444

Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Is Jack Frost Nipping At Your Hose?…or Christmas At the Firehouse by Tom Frye, followed by the “Comin’ Down the Chimney” musical comedy revue. Dinner 6:15 pm. Tickets $26-$30; Show only, $20, 7:50 pm, Now-Dec 28. 316-263-0222

Prairie Pines Playhouse Mystery Theatre, 4055 N. Tyler Road. Mystery at the Country Music Jamboree. Prairie Pines is offering a full evening of entertainment.  Enjoy an interactive, high-energy “whodunnit” played between a delicious holiday meal. 8 pm Thur-Sun, Now-Dec 23. Tickets $35.95. 316-303-2037 

Roxy’s Downtown, 412 E. Douglas, cabaret-style theatre. A Tuna Christmas by Jaston Williams. Centering on the town’s annual Christmas Yard Display Contest, a “Christmas Phantom” threatens to throw the contest into turmoil. Two men play the entire cast of over 20 eccentric characters of multiple genders and various ages. RATED PG. 8 pm Th-Sat, 2:00 pm Sun, Now-Dec 22. Tickets $20-$30. 316-265-4400

Wichita Grand Opera, Wichita Center for Performing Arts, 9112 E. Central Avenue. All Is Calm, The Christmas Truce of 1914 by Peter Rothstein. A documentary-musical recounting an unprecedented day of peace, music, and fellowship in the midst of a dreadful war. Sung entirely a cappella by an all-male cast, incorporating poignant music and familiar carols with soldiers’ letters home. 7:30 pm Fri-Sat, Dec 13-14, 2 pm Sun, Dec 15. Tickets $45-50. 316-262-8054       

Contact Diana Morton 

dianamorton12@sbcglobal.net   

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