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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!

Opening:

Louisville Ballet presents The Brown-Forman Nutcracker until Dec. 22. http://www.examiner.com/article/louisville-ballet-presents-the-nutcracker?cid=db_articles

Stage One Family Theatre presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever until Dec. 21. http://www.examiner.com/article/the-best-or-the-worst-christmas-pageant-ever

Alley Theater presents All the Whos in Whoville until Dec. 21. http://www.examiner.com/article/the-whos-and-doctor-who-clash-at-alley-theater?cid=db_articles

Bunbury Theatre presents A Homeless Holiday until Dec. 22. http://www.louisville.com/content/bunbury-presents-original-introspective-homeless-holiday

Bellarmine University presents A Christmas Carol: Radio Show until Dec. 7. http://www.examiner.com/article/christmas-carols-galore-during-the-holiday-season?cid=db_articles

Hardin County Playhouse presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever until Dec. 15. http://www.examiner.com/article/the-best-or-the-worst-christmas-pageant-ever

Ongoing shows:

Actors Theatre presents Fifth Third Bank's A Christmas Carol until Dec. 23.http://www.examiner.com/article/christmas-carols-galore-during-the-holiday-season?cid=db_articles

Shelby County Community Theatre presents A Christmas Carol until Dec. 8.http://www.examiner.com/article/christmas-carols-galore-during-the-holiday-season?cid=db_articles

Alley Theater presents The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) until Dec. 21.http://www.examiner.com/article/all-of-shakespeare-s-works-abridged-at-the-alley?cid=db_articles

YPAS presents Urinetown: The Musical until Dec. 7. http://www.examiner.com/article/ypas-goes-to-urinetown

Actors Theatre presents Tom Jones until Dec. 8. http://www.louisville.com/content/wanting-tomjones-actors-tbeatre

Derby Dinner Playhouse presents Winter Wonderettes until Dec. 31.http://www.examiner.com/article/winter-wonder-ette-land-at-derby-dinner?cid=db_articles

Whodunit Murder Mystery Theater presents Murder at the Queen's Table until Jan. 4.http://www.louisville.com/content/elizabethan-style-murder-whodunnit

Derby Dinner children's theatre presents Jingle Arrgh the Way until Dec. 21.http://www.examiner.com/article/fun-pirate-adventure-at-derby-dinner?cid=db_articles

Auditions:

Mind's Eye Theatre Company holding auditions for Spamalot on Dec. 9 and 10.https://www.facebook.com/events/335182426625980/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Little Colonel Playhouse holding auditions for Guilty Conscience on Dec. 9 and 10.http://www.littlecolonel.org/p/upcoming-auditions.html

Finnegan Productions accepting play submissions for its Festival of Funky Fresh Fun until Dec. 31.http://www.finniganbeginagain.com/home.html

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