December Happenings — Make Your Plans Now
It’s hard to believe we are already nearing the month of December! While holiday shopping might be at the top of your list of things to do, don’t forget about all of the amazing shows Blumenthal Performing Arts has to offer all month! A pair of tickets could be the perfect gift, or the theater could be just the place to take your out-of-town guests during their stay. From concerts to Broadway, we have you covered.
Rock icon Chris Cornell kicks it all off on Dec. 2 in Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts. An innovator who resists genre labels, he was nonetheless the chief architect of the ’90s grunge movement. Ranked as “one of the best voices in music history,” he has successfully maintained his own unique identity over more than two decades as a multiple Grammy Award-winning musician, Golden Globe nominee and universally acclaimed singer, songwriter and lyricist. Ticket prices start at $39.50. CLICK HERE to buy now.
If you’re in need of a Broadway fix, we have two shows this December: Godspell and The Book of Mormon. Godspell plays Knight Theater Dec. 3-8. CLICK HERE to buy tickets to this beloved musical. The Book of Mormon opens in Belk Theater Dec. 26. There are still seats available for some of the later performances, which run through Jan. 5. CLICK HERE to buy before time runs out!
Want to support some of Charlotte’s brightest young stars? When I Grow Up … plays Booth Playhouse Dec 4 and 5. Tickets are only $10-$30! Blumenthal Performing Arts’ Team Broadway presents a musical journey of self-discovery, exploring the path from adolescence to young adulthood. This one-act showcase features wonderfully talented Charlotte area teens performing material from contemporary musical theater. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see Broadway’s future stars!
Interested in a rousing and rambunctious concoction of soul, surf and rhythm and blues, sure to blow your socks off? That’s what Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes have in store for Dec. 4 in McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square. Tickets prices start at $14.50. CLICK HERE to read more about the group and buy yours tickets now!
If you’re looking for something to get you in the holiday spirit, look no further! Chris Isaak brings his holiday show to Knight Theater on Dec. 16. CLICK HERE for details. Then on Dec 20 and 21, see The Colors of Christmas featuring four superstar performers in one amazing holiday show! Peabo Bryson (“A Whole New World”), CeCe Winans (“Everlasting Love”), Ruben Studdard (“American Idol” winner) and Melissa Manchester (“Midnight Blue” and “Lovers After All”) share the Knight Theater spotlight for two unforgettable nights! Performing their classic, chart-topping hits, as well as holiday favorites, these incredible talents bring the most magical show of the season center stage.
See what we’re talking about? December is a big month for theater! Visit BlumenthalArts.org for everything you need to know to make your plans.