On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me……A Christmas Carol?
That might not be how the song goes, but Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is just as nice of a present as any type of bird sitting in a tree.
After today it might seem as if all that “holiday cheer” will soon turn into “holiday tears” once you have to deflate your giant inflatable Santa Clause and depressingly look at your Christmas tree that is starting to lean to one side and smell a little funky.
But before you store away all the Christmas excitement that’s kept you going for the past one…two…okay, three months, have one more holiday hoorah!
A Christmas Carol is being put on at the Goodman Theatre and there’s still opportunities to experience this Christmas classic. The play has been showing since the end of November, but there’s still plenty of chances to pack the family in the minivan and get over to the Goodman Theatre.
The last performance will be December 28. For more information and to get your tickets, click here!
Also, be sure to keep checking back to our blog for more exciting performances throughout the remaining 11 days of Christmas!
The Pickin’ Bubs, an acoustic trio from Chicago, will be playing a free event at Schubas Tavern! They will be playing country blues and and folk music as part of Schubas Acoustic Brunch, from 12-2 PM on Sunday, December 8. The group features Peggy Browning on Vocals, Guitar and Banjo, Maura Lally on Vocals, Guitar, Washboard and Mandolin, and Mark “Louie” Mitchell playing Fiddle and Mandolin. All of the band members of The Pickin’ Bubs are instructors at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music where they teach music to all ages. Join them for good music and good food, open to all ages.
Chicago Dance Crash is closing its 2013 season with a unique, contemporary performance titled “…and sometimes we were lost, but we always became found” choreographed by Lizzie Mackenzie, an alumna of River North Dance Company & Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago. The evening-length work is inspired by the well-known TED Talk, The Power of Vulnerability (2010) by Brené Brown, and Mackenzie has created a natural and introspective experience from this artistic challenge. Lizzie’s months of rehearsal have produced a piece with quality, texture, and openness.
Performances will be December 6 and 7, and December 13 and 14 at 8 PM at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts; general admission will be $20.