Holiday Events

So many streaming virtual holiday choices this December. Here are a few to ponder and watch!

A Very Mary Christmas – Garden State Film Festival at Asbury Lanes, see an all-star cast at movie night for $10 on December 5th. Expecting Mary is the story of a young girl with upscale life trappings who finds herself in a downtrodden trailer park in New Mexico and learns the real meaning of love, sacrifice and family. Film at 7 pm, Doors open 6 pm Tickets here

The York Theatre’s Just in Time for Hanukkah! The Bar Mitzvah Boy – part of their “Show(+Tell!)” series on December 7 at 7pm (lyrics Don Black, music Jule Styne, book Jack Rosenthal – adapted by David Thompson, musical direction Darren R. Cohen) with cast members Neal Benari, Casey Watkins, Ben Fankhauser, Julie Benko, Peyton Lusk, Lori Wilner, Ned Eisenberg, Tim Jerome. www.yorktheatre.org

An extraordinary veteran cast (Kim Crosby, Amy Coelho, Kyle Sherman, Jason Simon, Mary Stout and more) offers Kris Kringle the Musical streaming thru Christmas Day. Free at www.KrisKringletheMusical.com

Estrella Scrooge at Abingdon Theatre Co. Link to Tix Here.

Park Avenue Armory is offering Taylor Mac’s holiday Sauce…Pandemic!, filmed in part in the Armory’s historic rooms, on December 12 at 7 pm available on demand thru January 2. Tickets: www.armoryonpark.org

The Nutcracker at Wethersfield will run at Wethersfield Estate in Armenia, NY Dec. 4 thru 23, announced BalletCollective, choreographed and directed by Troy Schumacher, and following its run will stream on demand, FREE, from December 23 to 26. www.NutcrackerAtWethersfield.com

Broadway Inspirational Voices Dec. 13 at 7 pm offers songs from holidays past alongside new music created with a plethora of Broadway talent. Free Virtual Ticket www.stellartickets.com

A Goyishe Christmas to You! December 14, 7 pm, available thru Jan. 11 – NYFOS’s annual holiday program in your home! Gather round the tree or menorah and celebrate the season with Yuletide songs written by Jewish composers. Features Donna and Joshua Breitzer, Joshua Jeremiah, Rebecca jo Loeb, Alex Mansoori, Lauren Worsham, with Alan kay on clarinet and Steven Blier on piano. www.eventbrite.com/e/a-goyishe-christmas-to-you-registration.com

Brave Hearts for Broadway will put frontline and essential workers in the spotlight along with some of their theatre friends for a streaming holiday concert benefiting The Actors Fund. Holidays From the Heart. The event will air on Playbill beginning December 16 at 7 PM ET and will feature cameos from Judy Norton, Judy KuhnDaryl RothLaurie MetcalfAnn Harada, Allyson Tucker-Mitchell, Deborah Tranelli, Isabella Cascarano, Devin Ilaw, N’Kenge, Shoshana Bean, and more. www.actorsfund.org/bravehearts

Big Band Holidays, December 19 at 7 pm thru Dec. 26 – Family friendly virtual concert for jazz fans, all ages. Soulful big band renditions of classic holiday tunes by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton marsalis, Catherine Russell, Kurt Elling, Ruben Blades, Ashley Pezzotti…Get your front row seat now! www.jazzatlincolncenter.squarespace.com

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