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NOLA Theatre 12/17- 12/23

Dream Salon Series presented by No Dream Deferred, a curated pop-up series for culture connoisseurs, creative thinkers, and art lovers inspired by the Harlem Renaissance. The location is sent to ticket holders 24-hours before the reading. $60 MONTHLY EVENT

BALLONACY presented by the Radical Buffoons A grouchy old man is greeted by a lithe and lively balloon. "Balloonacy" is an uplifting, tender, and inventive family show. Packed with comedy that will have you & your kids rolling in the aisles. Dec 22-Dec 30. The Lighthouse Building. $10-$20.

LOOPED by Matthew Lombardo. Based on a real event, "Looped" takes place in the summer of 1965, when an inebriated Tallulah Bankhead needed eight hours to redub - or loop - one line of dialogue for her last movie, Die! Die! My Darling!!Running Dec 6-Dec 27 at Mags 940. $15

THE MUTILATED by Tennessee Williams Set in the French Quarter on XMas Eve, Trinket and Celeste are best frenemies and tonight they are on the rampage. A NOLA holiday musical with carol signing FQ rats presented by the Tennessee Williams Theatre Company. Running Dec 7-22 at the Zeitgeist Arts Center on OC Haley. $20-$28 CLOSING WEEKEND

MANDATORY MERRIMENT by Leslie Castay and Ian Hoch at Southern Rep, new holiday musical set during a freak New Orleans’ blizzard. Six strangers are stranded together at Benny’s Tavern in the French Quarter just two days before Christmas, they’re forced to find new ways to celebrate the season. Running Nov 28 - Dec 23. $25-$40 PROMO CODE: NOBO10

CHRISTMAS BELLES ARE RINGING at BB's Stage Door. The Victory Belles present classic holiday favorites sung in beautiful harmony. This musical smorgasbord features gems of the season such as "The Christmas Song," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "Santa Baby," and a sleighful of other holiday classics. WWII Museum. $30-$65

CHRISTMAS CAROL at Le Petit Theatre Charles Dickens’ heartwarming Victorian classic. Miserly and menacing moneylender Ebeneezer Scrooge learns lessons in love, generosity, and redemption when he is visited by a host of spirits on Christmas Eve. Running Dec 7- Dec 23. $55

THE NUTCRACKER New Orleans Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker LIVE at the Orpheum Theater in Downtown New Orleans. Dec 22 & 23. $40-$80 CLOSING WEEKEND

ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE the iconic Christmas movie, turned into a staged radio play, presented by Lance Nichols! Friday Dec 21. Cafe Istanbul. $20-$25 ON NIGHT ONLY

Full calendar for the month can be found at TheNewOrleansBoxOffice.com