Northern Michigan University Theatre & Dance will present A Holiday Double Feature: A Charlie Brown Christmas and The Nutcracker Dec. 9-10 and 14-17. The evening opens with a feel-good, 30-minute musical based on the beloved classic animated television special and closes with excerpts from the timeless ballet. Show times are at 7:30 p.m., with an additional 1 p.m. matinee on Saturday, Dec. 10.
In A Charlie Brown Christmas, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang discover the true meaning of the holiday. The production features favorite tunes from the 1965 special. After intermission, a cast of fantastical characters, including the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Nutcracker himself, will perform excerpts from the holiday favorite ballet to the score by Tchaikovsky.
Tickets are $17 for the general public, $12 for NMU faculty and staff, $10 for students and $5 for NMU students. They can be purchased at https://nmu.universitytickets.com/.
Find more information on upcoming NMU Theatre & Dance productions at nmu.edu/theatreanddance/schedule.