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Wednesday, December 3

2 events

Theatre

  • Morton Theatre

    9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. $8–12. www.theatreiv.org, www.mortontheatre.com

    'Twas the Night Before Christmas

    Inspired by the poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas," this musical introduces Santa in a particularly beneficent light.

  • The Melting Point

    Dec. 3–4, 7 p.m. $16 (general), $300 (VIP). www.meltingpointathens.com

    The Santaland Diaries

    The Santaland Diaries logs one out-of-work actor's adventures as an elf at Macy's during the holiday season. Ages 18 & up. Following the production, UGA's Next Act presents We Three Queens, the story of a failing house of drag burlesque.

Thursday, December 4

2 events

Theatre

  • The Classic Center

    7:30 p.m. $18, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Second Thursday Concert: Holiday Concert

    Join the UGA Symphony Orchestra and combined choirs for this seasonal Athens tradition.

  • The Melting Point

    Dec. 3–4, 7 p.m. $16 (general), $300 (VIP). www.meltingpointathens.com

    The Santaland Diaries

    The Santaland Diaries logs one out-of-work actor's adventures as an elf at Macy's during the holiday season. Ages 18 & up. Following the production, UGA's Next Act presents We Three Queens, the story of a failing house of drag burlesque.

Friday, December 5

3 events

Theatre

  • The Classic Center

    7:30 p.m. $18, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Second Thursday Concert: Holiday Concert

    Join the UGA Symphony Orchestra and combined choirs for this seasonal Athens tradition.

  • Athens Community Theater

    Dec. 5, 6, 11–13, 8 p.m. Dec. 7 & 14, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.townandgownplayers.org

    Inspecting Carol

    Town & Gown Players present Inspecting Carol, a Christmas play without sentimentality that follows a theater company's attempt to produce A Christmas Carol as its annual fundraiser. Go behind the scenes in this piece of metatheatre to see the backstage drama and the heart that goes into any stage show. 

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Dec. 5–6 & 12–13, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 & 14, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.elberttheatre.org

    Harvey

    When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a party, his sister, Veta, decides to have him committed to a psychiatric hospital. After admitting that she sees Harvey as well, the doctors take her instead.

Saturday, December 6

2 events

Theatre

  • Athens Community Theater

    Dec. 5, 6, 11–13, 8 p.m. Dec. 7 & 14, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.townandgownplayers.org

    Inspecting Carol

    Town & Gown Players present Inspecting Carol, a Christmas play without sentimentality that follows a theater company's attempt to produce A Christmas Carol as its annual fundraiser. Go behind the scenes in this piece of metatheatre to see the backstage drama and the heart that goes into any stage show. 

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Dec. 5–6 & 12–13, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 & 14, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.elberttheatre.org

    Harvey

    When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a party, his sister, Veta, decides to have him committed to a psychiatric hospital. After admitting that she sees Harvey as well, the doctors take her instead.

Sunday, December 7

2 events

Theatre

  • Athens Community Theater

    Dec. 5, 6, 11–13, 8 p.m. Dec. 7 & 14, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.townandgownplayers.org

    Inspecting Carol

    Town & Gown Players present Inspecting Carol, a Christmas play without sentimentality that follows a theater company's attempt to produce A Christmas Carol as its annual fundraiser. Go behind the scenes in this piece of metatheatre to see the backstage drama and the heart that goes into any stage show. 

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Dec. 5–6 & 12–13, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 & 14, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.elberttheatre.org

    Harvey

    When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a party, his sister, Veta, decides to have him committed to a psychiatric hospital. After admitting that she sees Harvey as well, the doctors take her instead.

Monday, December 8

1 event

Theatre

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Dec. 8 & 9, 8 p.m. $5. www.calsuiteuga.weebly.com

    California Suite

    (Cellar Theatre) UGA's Graduate Acting Ensemble presents California Suite, Neil Simon's comedy about five eccentric couples who find themselves inhabiting the same unassuming suite at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Tuesday, December 9

1 event

Theatre

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Dec. 8 & 9, 8 p.m. $5. www.calsuiteuga.weebly.com

    California Suite

    (Cellar Theatre) UGA's Graduate Acting Ensemble presents California Suite, Neil Simon's comedy about five eccentric couples who find themselves inhabiting the same unassuming suite at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Thursday, December 11

1 event

Theatre

  • Athens Community Theater

    Dec. 5, 6, 11–13, 8 p.m. Dec. 7 & 14, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.townandgownplayers.org

    Inspecting Carol

    Town & Gown Players present Inspecting Carol, a Christmas play without sentimentality that follows a theater company's attempt to produce A Christmas Carol as its annual fundraiser. Go behind the scenes in this piece of metatheatre to see the backstage drama and the heart that goes into any stage show. 

Friday, December 12

2 events

Theatre

  • Athens Community Theater

    Dec. 5, 6, 11–13, 8 p.m. Dec. 7 & 14, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.townandgownplayers.org

    Inspecting Carol

    Town & Gown Players present Inspecting Carol, a Christmas play without sentimentality that follows a theater company's attempt to produce A Christmas Carol as its annual fundraiser. Go behind the scenes in this piece of metatheatre to see the backstage drama and the heart that goes into any stage show. 

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Dec. 5–6 & 12–13, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 & 14, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.elberttheatre.org

    Harvey

    When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a party, his sister, Veta, decides to have him committed to a psychiatric hospital. After admitting that she sees Harvey as well, the doctors take her instead.

Saturday, December 13

1 event

Theatre

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Dec. 5–6 & 12–13, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 & 14, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.elberttheatre.org

    Harvey

    When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a party, his sister, Veta, decides to have him committed to a psychiatric hospital. After admitting that she sees Harvey as well, the doctors take her instead.

Sunday, December 14

2 events

Theatre

  • Athens Community Theater

    Dec. 5, 6, 11–13, 8 p.m. Dec. 7 & 14, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.townandgownplayers.org

    Inspecting Carol

    Town & Gown Players present Inspecting Carol, a Christmas play without sentimentality that follows a theater company's attempt to produce A Christmas Carol as its annual fundraiser. Go behind the scenes in this piece of metatheatre to see the backstage drama and the heart that goes into any stage show. 

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Dec. 5–6 & 12–13, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 & 14, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.elberttheatre.org

    Harvey

    When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a party, his sister, Veta, decides to have him committed to a psychiatric hospital. After admitting that she sees Harvey as well, the doctors take her instead.