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Guide to Holiday Performances Across Long Island

Written by Ls Cohen  |  24. November 2021

From the classics to the modern, we have put together a guide to holiday shows and concerts to bring you Christmas cheer.

 

A Christmas Carol - Theatre Three will be presenting A Christmas Carol on select dates this November and December. Location: Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson.

 

Barnaby Saves Christmas -  Come join Santa, Barnaby, Franklynne and all of their friends for a wonderful holiday treat. As our littlest elf and his reindeer friend set off on their journey to save Christmas, they meet some new friends along the way and learn the true meaning of Christmas, Hanukah, and the holiday season. Location: Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson.

 

The Wizards of Winter - A Holiday Rock Event for the whole family featuring former members of Classic Rock Giants - The Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Def Leppard, Rainbow, Alice Cooper, Blue Oyster Cult, along with Broadway and Theater veterans. Location: Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main Street, Patchogue.

 

Chris Isaak Holiday 2021 Tour - Location: The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington.

 

A Magical Cirque Christmas - The world’s greatest entertainers unite for a spell-binding and incredible holiday production. Experience the enchantment of Christmas as Magical Hostess Lucy Darling takes you through an evening of dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists, accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live. Get into the spirit of the season with this merry treat that’s perfect for the entire family. Location: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville.

 

Sarah Brightman: A Christmas Symphony - The Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post will be presenting a special performance by Sarah Brightman. Enjoy a night of live entertainment in Brookville. Location: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville. 

 

Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2021 - The Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post will be presenting a special performance by Dave Koz and Friends. Enjoy a night of live entertainment in Brookville. Location: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville.

 

Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular - Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular brings the joy and excitement of the holiday season to our theater like never before. This all-new production features some of the greatest holiday songs of all time performed with the world-renowned cast of Cirque Musica. Location: NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury.

 

Eileen Ivers “Joyful Christmas” - For years, Eileen Ivers and the band have been celebrating the glorious story of Christmas, thoughtfully, uniquely and with pure unbridled joy!! A founding member of Cherish the Ladies, and musical star of Riverdance, Eileen’s Irish and American roots shine throughout the evening’s beautiful mix of traditional, story-filled, age-old Wren Day songs, poems, and of course, foot stomping and hollerin’ roots music. Eileen and the ensemble’s plethora of instruments and voices weave throughout the evening, coupled with Ivers’ signature warmth, inviting listeners in for a tuneful, soulful celebration capturing the true spirit and joy of the season. Location: Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main Street, Patchogue.

 

Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas - Celebrating their 35th anniversary, Cherish The Ladies has shared timeless Irish traditions and good cheer with audiences worldwide. They've brought their signature blend of virtuosic instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, and stunning step dancing to the White House, the Olympics, and to PBS with their television special, An Irish Homecoming, which received an Emmy Award. The Washington Post praises the 'astonishing array of virtuosity' that Cherish The Ladies bring to the stage on a regular basis. Location: The Landmark On Main Street, 232 Main Street, Port Washington.

 

The Nutcracker Act II - Ballet Long Island presents The Nutcracker. Audiences will once again be transported by the Sugar Plum Fairy to The Land of Sweets and enjoy this family-friendly classic, set to the music of Tchaikovsky. Location: Ballet Long Island, 1863 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma.

 

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party - Drawing on a rich catalogue of holiday classics and Christmas originals from the band’s two full length holiday albums, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy brings its world-renowned live show, and fun and quirky take on the holidays, to you. Location: The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington.

 

The Gateway presents Holiday Spectacular On Ice - Capture the magic of the season as The Gateway incredibly transforms Patchogue Theatre's stage into an ice rink for Holiday Spectacular On Ice. This enchanting musical celebration brings beloved holiday songs to life while emphasizing the beauty, grace and artistry of figure skating. Featuring show-stopping singers and dancers, astonishing performance artistry, this family-friendly musical celebration is literally the "coolest" show for all ages this holiday season." Location: Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main Street, Patchogue.

 

Countess LuAnn – A Very Countess Christmas - Luann De Lesseps is everyone’s favorite Countess. An original cast member of one of the most successful franchises in television history, The Real Housewives of New York, Luann de Lesseps was just ranked the #1 Housewife by TV Guide, topping all 46 housewives across all franchised cities. The model-turned-Countess has transformed her career as a nurse, author, philanthropist, actress, now into a wildly successful cabaret star. Location: The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington.

 

The Rockville Centre Guild for the Arts & Leggz Ltd Dance Present: Tchiakovsky’s Nutcracker Ballet - We continue our tradition of ringing in the holiday season with Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet, The Nutcracker, for the first time in the beautiful Madison Theatre of Molloy College. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Joan MacNaughton, international ballet stars are joined by gifted young dancers from all over the metropolitan area. The South Shore Symphony will brilliantly bring to life the composer’s extraordinary music. Indeed, this production is the only one on Long Island that features a full symphonic orchestra. This magical extravaganza is a must-see for everyone!" Location: The Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre.

 

The Polar Express Movie Screening - Late on Christmas Eve, after the town has gone to sleep, a boy boards the mysterious train that waits for him–The Polar Express. Location: Sag Harbor Cinema, 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor.

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