Performances To Catch: Dec. 12-18

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The 2016 Holiday season is in full swing and so are performances by major arts organizations in Knoxville. Check out the City of Knoxville’s site for ongoing events and installations.

Continuing Performances:

The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby: An Original Folk Musical
River & Rail Theatre Company
Wednesday, December 14, thru Saturday, December 17, at 7:30 PM
Matinees: Saturday, Dec 17, and Sunday, Dec. 18, at 2:30 PM
The Fifth Ave. House
119 W. 5th Avenue
Tickets

Knoxville Children’s Theatre: Godspell, Jr.
A version of the smash Broadway play, especially adapted for ages 6 and older.
Thursdays and Friday (Dec. 15-16) at 7 PM
Saturday (Dec. 17) 1 PM and 5 PM
Sunday (Dec. 18) at 3 PM. (Last performance)
109 E. Churchill Avenue; 865.208.3677
Tickets

Clarence Brown Theatre: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens–adapted by Edward Morgan and Joseph Hanreddy
Last week:
Thursday thru Sunday (Dec. 15-18) at 7:30 PM and Sunday Matinee (Dec. 18) at 2:00 PM
Clarence Brown Theatre on the UT Campus
Tickets (special children’s prices) 


Wednesday, December 14

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Q-Series at the Square Room
KSO’s Principal Quartet and the Woodwind Quintet
Noon, Square Room, 4 Market Square
Single tickets are $18 in advance/$20 at the door. Includes lunch

Public Cinema: Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red in It
8:00 PM, Scruffy City Hall–FREE

• River & Rail Theatre Company: The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby: An Original Folk Musical (see above)

Thursday, December 15

Circle Modern Dance: Modern Dance Primitive Light 2016
Modern Dance Primitive Light (MDPL), conveys the warm inviting spirit of the holidays with respect to the diversity of our audience.
Thursday, December 15, 8:00 PM
Also –
 Friday & Saturday, December 16 & 17, at 7:00 & 9:00 PM
Laurel Theater, 1538 Laurel Ave, Knoxville, TN
Tickets

• River & Rail Theatre Company: The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby: An Original Folk Musical (see above)
• Clarence Brown Theatre: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (see above)

Friday, December 16

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: Clayton Holiday Concerts
Newly-appointed KSO Music Director Aram Demirjian is joined by special guests, including the Knoxville Choral Society and GO! Contemporary Dance Works for the annual Clayton Holiday Concert – East Tennessee’s greatest holiday tradition! Enjoy all your holiday favorites, “Suite from The Polar Express,” an audience sing-along and even an appearance by Santa himself! This concert is sponsored by Clayton Bank, Clayton Homes and Clayton Volvo.
Friday, December 16 at 7:30 PM — Civic Auditorium, Downtown Knoxville
(also Saturday, Dec. 17, and Sunday, Dec. 18)
Tickets

• River & Rail Theatre Company: The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby: An Original Folk Musical (see above)
• Knoxville Children’s Theatre: Godspell, Jr. (see above)
• Circle Modern Dance: Modern Dance Primitive Light 2016 (7:00 & 9:00pm. see above)
• Clarence Brown Theatre: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (see above)

Saturday, December 17

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: Clayton Holiday Concerts (see above)
Two performances:  3:00 p.m.  and 7:30 p.m.
Civic Auditorium, Downtown Knoxville
(also Sunday, Dec. 18)
Tickets

• Circle Modern Dance: Modern Dance Primitive Light 2016 (7:00 & 9:00pm. see above)
• Knoxville Children’s Theatre: Godspell, Jr. (see above)
• Clarence Brown Theatre: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (see above)
• 
River & Rail Theatre Company: The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby: An Original Folk Musical (see above)

Sunday, December 18

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: Clayton Holiday Concerts (see above)
3:00 p.m. Civic Auditorium, Downtown Knoxville
Tickets

Last performances for–
• Knoxville Children’s Theatre: Godspell, Jr. (see above)
• Clarence Brown Theatre: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (see above)
• 
River & Rail Theatre Company: The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby: An Original Folk Musical (see above)

 

 

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