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For the weekend - Louisville shows and auditions (Dec. 6 edition)

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In case you didn't realize, it's the holiday season! All shows that are opening this weekend in the Louisville area are Christmas or holiday themed, aimed to delight crowds of all ages. Audience members can enjoy everything from the traditional (The Nutcracker, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever) to different takes on the traditional (A Christmas Carol: Radio Show) to the original (All the Whos in Whoville, A Homeless Holiday). Plenty of opportunities in the Louisville are to embrace the holiday spirit.

Just be safe on the roads this weekend. It's going to be slick in many spots out there with the winter storm approaching. For the ones that can and will make it out, enjoy!


Louisville Ballet presents The Brown-Forman Nutcracker until Dec. 22.

Stage One Family Theatre presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever until Dec. 21.

Alley Theater presents All the Whos in Whoville until Dec. 21.

Bunbury Theatre presents A Homeless Holiday until Dec. 22.

Bellarmine University presents A Christmas Carol: Radio Show until Dec. 7.

Hardin County Playhouse presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever until Dec. 15.

Ongoing shows:

Actors Theatre presents Fifth Third Bank's A Christmas Carol until Dec. 23.

Shelby County Community Theatre presents A Christmas Carol until Dec. 8.

Alley Theater presents The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) until Dec. 21.

YPAS presents Urinetown: The Musical until Dec. 7.

Actors Theatre presents Tom Jones until Dec. 8.

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Winter Wonderettes until Dec. 31.

Whodunit Murder Mystery Theater presents Murder at the Queen's Table until Jan. 4.

Derby Dinner children's theatre presents Jingle Arrgh the Way until Dec. 21.


Mind's Eye Theatre Company holding auditions for Spamalot on Dec. 9 and 10.

Little Colonel Playhouse holding auditions for Guilty Conscience on Dec. 9 and 10.

Finnegan Productions accepting play submissions for its Festival of Funky Fresh Fun until Dec. 31.

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