Did you know that some of the best holiday and Christmas movies are also plays and musicals? The best part is you don’t have to travel all the way into NYC to see these plays; they are located right on Long Island. Make the holidays magical and memorable; plan a family outing to one of these holiday shows.
A Christmas Story
Dates: December 15, 2017 – December 27, 2017
Location: Patchogue Theatre
71 E Main St, Patchogue, NY 11772
Price: From $29-89 & Student Rush: $35 (1 hr before show with student ID)
A Christmas Story, The Musical depicts the timeless holiday favorite where Ralphie tries to convince his parents that they should buy him a Red Ryder B.B for Christmas. Enjoy iconic scenes like Flick getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole, the leg lamp in the window and the pink bunny suit. Get your tickets now, I triple-dog-dare you!
Location: John W. Engeman Theater
250 Main Street
Northport, NY 11768
Dates: November 18 – December 31, 2017
Frosty the Snowman is not just a beloved holiday song and childhood cartoon, it’s also a play. Frosty tries to save the town of Chillsville when Ethel Pierpot’s evil machine starts melting all the snow. Will Frosty make it back to the North Pole? Head over the hills of snow in Northport and see this timeless classic.
A Charlie Brown Christmas Live
Location: Madison Theatre at Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Public Square Lobby
Dates: December 28 – December 30, 2017
The animated special, A Charlie Brown Christmas, aired over 50 years ago on television. Watch this story come to life in a stage adaptation featuring your favorite Peanut characters and classic score by Vince Guaraldi. Join Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang as they uncover the true meaning of Christmas.
Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Location: Tilles Center
720 Northern Boulevard Brookville, NY 11548-1300
Date: November 26, 2017 (Family workshop 1pm, Show starts 2pm)
Tilles Your Way: (Buy 3 or more) prices: $53, $44, $35 (Prices reflect a 10% subscription discount and include a $3 facility fee)
Prices: Regular prices: $58, $48, $38 (prices include a $3 facility fee)
Do you recall the most famous reindeer of all? That’s right, Rudolf! The 1964 animated television special is soaring off the screen and hitting the stage. Join Rudolf, Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius and the Abominable Snow Monster as they help Santa save Christmas.
It’s A Wonderful Life
Location: Suffolk Theater
118 E Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901
Date & Time: Sunday December 17, 2017 at 6:00PM (Bar & Restaurant open at 4:30 Show at 6pm)
Price: $15, $20, $30 (Ticket options for this event includes row seating and cabaret seating)
The 1946 film, A Wonderful Life, is based on the short story, The Greatest Gift. After George Bailey wishes he was never been born, an angel is sent to earth to show him how many lives he impacted and how life would be different if he was never born. Watch A Wonderful Life performed live in the style of an old time radio show at Suffolk Theater’s state of the art marquee.