When thinking about holiday performances, everyone immediately thinks of the Radio City Rockettes in the Christmas Spectacular. But Long Island has its own array of theater performances to celebrate the holiday season. Here are just some of the performances that will ring in holiday cheer:
Christmas Rocks! Tour
Get in the holiday mood with vocalist, guitarist and three-time Grammy Award winner Brian Setzer at NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Nov. 27, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $29.50 to $148.59.
The theater is located at 960 Brush Hollow Rd. in Westbury. For information, visit www.thetheatreatwestbury.com or call 516-334-0800.
A Charlie Brown Christmas
The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts brings everyone’s favorite cartoon to life in their live rendition of A Charlie Brown Christmas. The show is fun for the whole family and will be performed on Nov. 27, at 1 and 4 p.m. Tickets are $12 plus a fee.
The theater is located at 71 East Main St. in Patchogue. Call 631-207-1313 or visit www.patchoguetheatre.org for more information.
Jingle Bell Bottom Ball
Join in on the Jingle Bell fun at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Dec. 3, at 8 p.m. to enjoy the third annual Jingle Bell Bottom Ball featuring Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, The Trammps, France Joli, Bonnie Pointer, Odyssey, Melba Moore, Carl Carlton, Lime, Machine and Disco Unlimited. Standard tickets start at $49.50, while premium tickets run for $205.50.
The theater is located at 960 Brush Hollow Rd. in Westbury. For information visit www.thetheatreatwestbury.com or call 516-334-0800.
Ring in the holiday season with The Madison Theatre (1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre) at Molloy College’s first production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker on Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 3, at 5 p.m., and Dec. 4, at 4 p.m. The classic will be performed by international ballet stars and young dancers from around the area. Tickets range from $25 to $39.
Visit www.madisontheatreny.org or call 516-323-4444 for details.
Home for the Holidays
The Paramount will have a Home for the Holidays Concert presented by 106.1 BLI and will feature Long Island’s Jon Bellion and Nick Tangorra on Dec. 8, at 8 p.m. The holiday concert will serve as a benefit for Cohen’s Children Medical Center.
The Paramount is located at 370 New York Ave. in Huntington. For ticket information, visit www.wbli.com or call 631-673-7300.
A Christmas Carol
Channel your inner Ebenezer Scrooge and head down to the Tilles Center on Dec. 11, at 2 p.m. or Dec. 12, at 10:30 a.m. for a performance of Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas ghost story, A Christmas Carol. Ticket prices range from $20, $35 and $50.
The Tilles Center is located at 720 Northern Blvd. in Brookville. For more information visit www.tillescenter.org or call 516-299-3100.
A Home for the Holidays
Sing along to your favorite holiday songs with Broadway performers at the Madison Theatre at Molloy College on Dec. 17, at 8 p.m. and Dec. 18, at 3 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $45.
The Madison Theatre is located at 1000 Hempstead Ave. in Rockville Centre. Visit www.madisontheatreny.org or call 516-323-4444 for more information.
Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas
Join Cherish the Ladies at Landmark on Main Street Dec. 18, at 7 p.m. as the Ladies perform classic Christmas carols using Celtic instrumentation. Standard tickets are $35, while premium tickets are $45.
The Landmark is located at 232 Main St., Suite 1 in Port Washington. Call 516-767-1384 or visit www.landmarkonmainstreet.org for more information.