Proctors has full slate of holiday treats!
Shows for all ages and all desires—
from bluegrass to ballet, from Boston to Oz …
SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—NOV. 26, 2018—Proctors is your home for the holidays! In addition to Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley at Capital Repertory Theatre (through Dec. 23) and Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical at Proctors (Dec. 5–9), look for these sweets and treats.
Northeast Ballet’s Annual The Nutcracker, 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1; 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, MainStage at Proctors, $20–$45.
Under the Artistic Direction of Darlene Myers, Northeast Ballet’s Annual The Nutcracker—this year featuring New York City ballet principal dancers Lauren Lovette and Taylor Stanley—is everyone’s favorite holiday ballet. Enter a world of Christmas dreams to the joyous music of Tchaikovsky in this annual year-end favorite. Join the Sugar Plum Fairy, the heroic Nutcracker Prince and the evil Rat King in this whimsical celebration of the season.
The Boston Pops on Tour, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, Mainstage at Proctors, $25–$110
Proctors presents a Holiday Pops Concert with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra in a performance filled with holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-along and a visit from Santa Claus himself!
Gibson Brothers: North Country Christmas, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, GE Theatre at Proctors, $40-$75 VIP
It’s becoming a tradition! This year’s annual holiday visit by The Gibson Brothers finds the bluegrass heroes—with local roots!—on a new career high, with an edgy new album, Mockingbird, produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach. With accolades including the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year; Song of the Year; Songwriter of the Year and Album of the Year—in some cases multiple times—the Gibson Brothers truly need no introduction in the bluegrass world.
Lunch with Santa, 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, Key Hall at Proctors, $15.
Whether you’re attending Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical or looking for a fun family afternoon, Lunch with Santadelights young and old—having lunch with jolly old St. Nick makes sure to get you on the “nice” list. Seating is limited.
It’s a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, GE Theatre at Proctors, $35.
The inventive gang from WVL is back, and bells are ringing. This clever stage adaptation breathes new life into the poignant story of George Bailey and Bedford Falls, with old-time on-the-air storytelling, sound effects and more.
The Wizard of Oz, 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22; 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, Mainstage at Proctors, $25–$80.
This beloved tale, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home, has been entertaining audiences for generations. It’s a faithful adaptation of the film, recreating the dialogue and structure of the MGM classic nearly scene-for-scene, though it is adapted for live stage performance.
Tickets for all performances are available at the Box Office at Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady; by phone at 518.346.6204; and online at proctors.org.