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Holiday Movies, Plays, and Other Shows in the Memphis Area

If you want to catch a show to help get you into the Christmas spirit, there are several to choose from in Memphis and the Mid-South. From old classics like The Nutcracker Ballet or A Christmas Carol to new favorites like A Tuna Christmas, there is something for everyone.

Santa vs. the Snowman

This is an animated comedy about a snowman who gets very jealous of Santa and ultimately wages war on him and his army of elves. The show runs from November 17 - December 31, 2012. Visit for times and ticket information.More »

The Light Before Christmas

This is another film being shown this holiday season at the Pink Palace IMAX theater. It is about two children who magically become characters in the classic story/poem, "The Night Before Christmas." It will be showing November 17-December 31, 2012.More »

Star of Wonder

This planetarium show at the Pink Palace will focus on the Nativity Star from a scientific, yet reverent, point of view. It will be showing November 17-December 31, 2012.More »

Twas the Night Before Christmas

This fun show is the story of a mouse, an elf, and a little girl who set out to track down Santa. It from November 23 - December 30, 2012 at Circuit Playhouse.More »

The Santaland Diaries

This is comedic show about a store elf named Crumpet who is angry, sarcastic, and cynical as he tells stories about his job as a Macy's elf. The show runs from November 30-December 23, 2012 at the Circuit Playhouse.More »

A Christmas Carol

For many, A Christmas Carol is the epitome of the perfect holiday story. If you agree, you won't want to miss the Theatre Memphis production of it that runs from November30-December 23, 2012. Visit the theater's website for times and ticket information.More »

Home for the Holidays

This special performance by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra will feature all your favorite Christmas carols and songs. December 8, 2012 at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts.More »

The Singing Christmas Tree

The Singing Christmas Tree at Bellevue Baptist Church is an annual production that is much more than just another church pageant. This professional caliber show combines music, drama, and special effects to tell the story of the birth of Jesus Christ. The show runs from December 7-9 and 11-12, 2012. Visit for times and ticket information.More »

Nut Remix

See this new take on an old favorite (The Nutcracker), performed by Memphis' New Ballet Ensemble at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre on December 7-9, 2012. Visit the ballet's website for more information and to buy tickets.More »

The Nutcracker Ballet

The Nutcracker Ballet is a holiday favorite for many. This familiar story will be performed by Ballet Memphis live on stage at the Orpheum Theatre from November 30-December 2, 2012. For showtimes and ticket information, visit »

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