Family, December

Michael Patierno plays Captain Hook in “Peter Pan” at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center in Deal, Dec. 15-16.

Through Dec. 16: “Young Performers Workshop: Winter Festival of Shows” at Little Theatre at Centenary University, Hackettstown.

Through Dec. 30: “Magic of Lights” at PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel.

Dec. 13: Crybaby Matinee: “Swimming With Men” at Hopewell Theater.

Dec. 13-16: “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Dec. 13-16, 18-24 and 26-29: “A Christmas Carol” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Dec. 14: “The Hip Hop Nutcracker” featuring Kurtis Blow at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 14: “The Nutcracker,” abridged and fully narrated at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community Theatre, West Windsor.

Dec. 14-15: “The King and I” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Dec. 14-16: “A Christmas Story” at Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake.
Dec. 14-16: “A Seussified Christmas Carol” at Somerset Valley Playhouse, Hillsborough.
Dec. 14-16: “A Christmas Story” at Brundage Park Playhouse, Randolph.
Dec. 14-16: “The Nutcracker” at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown. Presented by New York Civic Youth Ballet.

Dec. 14-16 and 20-23: “A Christmas Carol” at Chatham Community Players.

Dec. 15: “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” screening with live music by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 15: “A Magical Cirque Christmas” at Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City.
Dec. 15: “A Christmas Carol” at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Presented by TheatreworksUSA.
Dec. 15: “In Between Time …” at Symphony Hall, Newark.
Dec. 15: Imagination Movers, “Holiday Reindeer Party” at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.
Dec. 15: Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats at Hopewell Theater.
Dec. 15: “A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail” at Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake.

Dec. 15-16: “Peter Pan” at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal.
Dec. 15-16: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at Studio Playhouse, Montclair.
Dec. 15-16: “Junie B. Jones” at Black Box Performing Arts Center, Teaneck.
Dec. 15-16: “Babes in Toyland” at Growing Stage, Netcong. (NJArts.net Review)
Dec. 15-16: “A Christmas Carol” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Dec. 15-16, 21-23 and 26-31 and Jan. 1: “Holiday in the Park” at Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson.

Dec. 16: “The Nutcracker,” presented by State Ballet Theatre of Russia at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 16: “Common Ground: A Musical Celebration of Cultures From Around the Globe” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Dec. 16: “Shopkins Live!” at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.
Dec. 16: Children’s Comedy with John Pizzi and Santa at Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club, Point Pleasant.

Dec. 17-22: “Rudolph” at Ritz Theatre Company, Haddon Township.

Dec. 19: A Magical Cirque Christmas at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 20: Crybaby Matinee: “The Polar Express” at Hopewell Theater.

Dec. 21-22: Holiday Concert and Family Festival at Mainstage Center for the Arts, Blackwood.

Dec. 22: Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could at Growing Stage, Netcong.

Dec. 22-23: “Snow Day” (live, interactive radio show) at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community Theatre, West Windsor.

Dec. 23: “A Very Electric Christmas” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Dec. 26-27: “Cirque Dreams Holidaze” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Dec. 27: Crybaby Matinee: “Elf” at Hopewell Theater.

Dec. 28: Imagination Movers at iPlay America, Freehold.

Dec. 29: Crybaby Matinee: “20th Annual Animation Show of Shows” at Hopewell Theater.

Dec. 30: The Harlem Globetrotters at Prudential Center, Newark.

Dec. 31: First Night Morris.
Dec. 31: First Night Ocean County in Seaside Heights.
Dec. 31: First Night Ocean City.
Dec. 31: First Night Haddonfield.
Dec. 31: First Night at Battleship New Jersey, Camden.

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