No matter your interests on the stage, December has a performance for you.

Kick off the month in Tulsa with How the Grinch Stole Christmas, presented by Tulsa Symphony. The event, which runs Dec. 1 at the Tulsa PAC, follows the beloved Christmas story with rousing live music. Other goodies at the PAC include the Festival Bell Ringers on Dec. 6; and American Theatre Company’s A Christmas Carol and Tulsa Ballet’s The Nutcracker from Dec. 8-23. Signature Symphony returns to the TCC Van Trease PACE on Dec. 15-16 with its Christmas in Tulsa concert, too. 

In OKC, the Civic Center Music Hall is the place to be for performances galore. Start with OKC Phil’s A Very Merry Pops on Dec. 1-2, followed by Canterbury Voices’ presentation of Handel’s Messiah on Dec. 3. OKC Ballet’s The Nutcracker returns Dec. 8-17, and you can finish out the month with OKC Broadway’s Tina – The Tina Turner Musical from Dec. 26-31. Paycom Center also beckons with Adam Sandler on Dec. 9; Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey on Dec. 15-17; and Jeff Dunham on Dec. 28. 

Around the state, enjoy: Pauls Valley Opry, Dec. 2 at the Pauls Valley Junior High School Auditorium; Miami Little Theatre’s presentation of A Christmas Carol through Dec. 3; and Pollard Theatre’s A Territorial Christmas Carol through Dec. 23 in Guthrie. Winstar World Casino in Thackerville also welcomes comedians galore – Adam Sandler on Dec. 8 and Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish and Chelsea Handler on Dec. 15. 

Photo credit: Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, photo courtesy OKC Broadway

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