The Georgia Ballet: The Nutcracker, a Drive-In Experience in Marietta, Georgia

Watch The Nutcracker on the big screen with The Georgia Ballet's Drive-In Experience Dec. 11-13, 2020, in Marietta

New Ways to Enjoy Holiday Performances This Year

A live performance is an experience that can't be replaced, but this holiday season, many of them are being modified to ensure safety. By offering online streaming, recorded performances or live events with protective measures in place, Georgia theatres and performing arts organizations have found new ways to entertain audiences with holiday favorites.

Here are a few ways you can be entertained and enlightened this holiday season. This is not a comprehensive list, so check other arts organizations to see if they have adapted their performances, and check the Explore Georgia calendar of events for more holiday activities.

Alliance Theatre: A Christmas Carol - The Live Radio Play

Alliance Theatre: A Christmas Carol - The Live Radio Play (Atlanta)

Don't miss the Alliance Theatre's drive-in production of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol: The Live Radio Play at Atlanta's Summerhill neighborhood Dec. 4-23, 2020. At this unique event, you’ll enjoy the magic of a drive-in while live actors retell the beloved holiday story with Ebenezer Scrooge, Marley, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. Or, you can choose to stream the performance online.

See A Christmas Carol

Atlanta Ballet: The Nutcracker 2020 Experience

Atlanta Ballet: The Nutcracker 2020 Experience

This Atlanta tradition has brought alternative ways audiences can experience the magic of The Nutcracker with drive-in viewing, on-demand access to a pre-recorded version, as well as exclusive insights on social media.

See The Nutcracker

Augusta Symphony - Holiday Pops!

Now through December 27, the Augusta Symphony is offering on-demand performances of holiday classics like Winter Wonderland, Let It Snow!, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Nutcracker Suite, Sounds of Hanukkah, and – of course – Sleigh Ride!

Hear the Augusta Symphony

The Georgia Ballet: The Nutcracker, A Drive-In Experience in Marietta

The Georgia Ballet: The Nutcracker, A Drive-In Experience (Marietta)

The Georgia Ballet has taken their rendition of The Nutcracker to the big screen for a unique drive-in experience in Marietta Dec. 11-13, 2020.

Watch The Nutcracker

Savannah Philharmonic

The Savannah Philharmonic has reimagined their entire season of performances to provide in-person concerts, streaming performances and broadcast television.

Hear the Savannah Philharmonic

South Georgia Ballet: The Nutcracker video performance in Thomasville, Georgia

South Georgia Ballet: The Nutcracker video performance (Thomasville)

South Georgia Ballet is presenting the holiday tradition of The Nutcracker to watch from the comfort of your home by offering a video of the performance Dec. 10-13, 2020. Accompanied by a live orchestra this is the perfect way for you and your "quarenteam" to enjoy the Christmas season.

See The Nutcracker

Springer Opera House: Winter Wonderettes in Columbus, Georgia

Springer Opera House: Winter Wonderettes (Columbus)

The Wonderettes is a holiday favorite in Columbus! During the live streamed show Dec. 19-20, 2020, your Christmas spirit will be ignited as you sing along to classics such as "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town," "Jingle Bell Rock," "Run, Rudolph, Run," and "Winter Wonderland." This energetic and glittering holiday production is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages.

See The Winter Wonderettes

Published: December 2020