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Catch a Local Production This Holiday Season!

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Whether you enjoy tried-and-true holiday fare or something a little offbeat, Seminole County theaters have you covered.

From the "Nutcracker" ballet to "A Christmas Carol," there are plenty of heartwarming shows to put even the meanest Grinch in a holiday frame of mind.

Here are a few of the seasonal productions you can catch at local venues over the next few weekends:

– Spotlight Theatre of Central Florida is presenting a Christmas Broadway show, featuring more than a dozen performers singing songs from popular musicals. Remaining performances are at 7:30 p.m. December 9 and at 2:30 p.m. December 10 at the theater, located at Lake Minnie Plaza, 4022 South Orlando Drive in Sanford.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for children and students. For details, visit or call 407-542-4526.

– Winter Springs Performing Arts at The Stage is presenting "A Christmas Carol The Musical." The full-length show adds music to the well-known tale of Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future.

The production runs December 8-17 at the theater, located in the shopping complex at 1425 Tuskawilla Road in Winter Springs. Performances are at 7:00 p.m. December 8, 9, 14, 15, and 16, and at 2:00 p.m. December 10 and 17.

Tickets are $14. For details, visit or call 407-359-5309.


– Ballet Fedotov and the Russian Academy of Ballet Alafaya will present "The Nutcracker" at 2:00 p.m. December 9. The dancers will bring to life the beloved story of young Clara, who dreams of a Nutcracker prince and his battle against the Mouse King. Tickets are $23 to $28.


– Gromalot Theatre Factory will present its original comedy "Sleigh!" at 7:30 p.m. December 15 and at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.December 16. The family-friendly show, which is performed without words, is an amusing look at the trials and tribulations of the hectic holiday season. Tickets are $18 to $22.

– Phantasmagoria, a Victorian performance troupe, will bring audiences its original adaptation of "A Christmas Carol -- A Ghost Story of Christmas" at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. December 23. The critically acclaimed theatrical troupe will add its unique combination of movement, dance, puppetry, music, and storytelling to this classic tale of redemption. Tickets are $18 and $22.

The Wayne Densch theater is at 201 South Magnolia Avenue in downtown Sanford. For tickets or show details, visit or call 407-321-8111.

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