December Theatre

By Diana Morton | November 29, 2023

Forum Theatre, at the Wilke Center, 1st United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway. Elf, The Musical. Back by popular demand, this production is becoming a holiday tradition. Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is an actual human until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. 8 pm Thu-Sat, 2 pm Sun, Dec 7-23. Tickets $23-$25. Opening night ticket $18. 316-618-0444

Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Derbysville: Town of Misfit Toys by Carol Hughes. A holiday show that will double you over with laughter, followed by a new musical review. Dinner 6:15 pm, show begins 7:50 pm. Now-Dec 23. Tickets, dinner, & show $26-$30; Show only $20. 316-263-0222

Roxy’s Downtown, 412 E. Douglas, cabaret-style theatre. A Cabaret Christmas. Think if Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra had appeared on Saturday Night Live. 8pm Thu-Sat, 2:00 pm matinee Fri and Sat, Now-Dec 22. Tickets $40. 316-265-4400

Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. It’s a Wonderful Life, A Life Radio Play, adapted by Joe Landry. This American holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940’s radio broadcast in front of a live audience. It’s the story of idealistic George Bailey as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. 8 pm Thursday through Saturday with a 2 pm Sunday matinee, Dec 8-17. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for military/seniors/students. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for military/seniors/students. 316-686-1282

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