Holiday shows galore this month

By Diana Morton | December 1, 2022

Crown Uptown Theatre. A Crown Holiday Spectacular! Madi White and Max Wilson emcee this Rockettes-inspired Christmas production featuring a 7-piece band, high energy vocals, dancing and holiday cheer. 8 pm Th-Sat (doors open at 6:30), 2 pm Sun (doors open at 12:30), Nov 18-Dec 18. Dinner and show, $25-$45; Show only, $10-$30. 316-612-7696

Forum Theatre at the Wilke Center, First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway. Elf, the Musical. Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. Based on the beloved holiday film. 8 pm Thu-Sat, 2 pm Sun, now-Dec 1-18. Tickets $23-$25. 316-618-0444

Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley, The Hallmark Channel Christmas Melodrama, a new melodrama written by Molly Tully and Ryan Schafer that lovingly parodies holiday television movies. Following intermission, enjoy a musical revue featuring some favorite holiday tunes and characters. Dinner 6:15 pm, show begins 7:50 pm. Tickets $24-$34; Show only, $24. now-Dec 23. 316-263-0222

Prairie Pines Playhouse Mystery Theatre, 4055 N. Tyler Road. Demise at the Department Store…5 Shopping Days Until Murder, by Scott Noah and Christi Moore. It’s just days before Christmas, and Dullards Department Store is a frenzy of holiday activity. Who will live to shop another day, and who will see their credit limit slashed… for good? 8 pm Thur-Sun, Nov 18-Dec 23. Tickets $35.95. 316-303-2037 

Roxy’s Downtown, 412 E. Douglas, cabaret-style theatre. A Cabaret Christmas. Sketch and musical comedy, from the minds of Christi Moore and Patty Reeder. Features Tom Frye, Jenny Mitchell, Ethan Crank, Austin Ragusin, Jasmine Hall and Andrew Walker. 8 pm Th-Sat, 6:00 pm Sun, now-Dec 23. Tickets $20-$30. 316-265-4400 

Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley by Lauren Gunderson & Margot Melcon. A witty continuation of Jane Austen’s much-loved novel, “Pride and Prejudice.” Lizzy and Mr. Darcy have decided to host Christmas at their estate, Pemberley, this year, and Lizzy’s sisters show up a few days early to prepare for the holiday. When Mr. Darcy’s cousin, Arthur De Bourgh, shows up at Pemberley to spend the holiday with them, Mary’s life suddenly gets more interesting. 8 pm Th-Sat, 2 pm Sun, Dec 1-11. Tickets $15 or $13 for military/seniors/students. Opening night ticket $11, Sept 8 only. 316-686-1282