Thursday, December 19th:
Enjoy some excellent suds with Founders Fest at the Coopers Tavern. The limited release kegs will be tapped at 5 p.m.
- StageQ offers lots of laughs with Scrooge in Rouge, a play about three actors who have to put on an entire production that would normally feature twenty-three performers. The show must go on—and is filled with puns, jokes and over-the-top songs. Through December 19, 20 and 21, stageq.com
Friday, December 20th:
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Get in the holiday spirit with DLUX’s Ugly Sweater Party. From 9 p.m. to close, drinks are two-for-one, and the winner of the ugly sweater contest will be announced at 11 p.m. Prizes from Context, ShopBop and other local retailers seal the deal. dluxmadison.com
- Children’s Theater of Madison takes audiences back in time to Victorian England, to follow Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol. Through December 20, 21, 22 and 23, ctmtheater.org
Saturday, December 21st:
Don’t miss the holiday classic The Nutcracker come alive at Overture Center. Featuring Madison Ballet artistic director W. Earle Smith’s dynamic choreography and Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, the production is as beautiful as it is timeless. Through December 21, 22 and 24, madisonballet.org
- For one night only, Madison Ballet puts a fun twist on tradition with Nutty Nut, a Nutcracker spoof featuring local inside jokes and a few celebrity cameos. madisonballet.org