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A Christmas Carol
Rhode Island’s family holiday tradition returns this year! Ebenezer Scrooge, a greedy, sour businessman, is infamous for his lack of Christmas cheer. When three ghosts pay him a visit, Scrooge is given the chance to examine his life. He is inspired to change his ways and is wholly transformed by the spirit of Christmas. A heartwarming tale perfect for the whole family! Join us for this classic story that will awaken your heart and rekindle your spirit. Dec. 15 through Dec. 31. Trinity Repertory, 201 Washington St, Providence. For more information call 401-351-424 or visit trinityrep.com.
Blackstone Valley Polar Express
Welcome aboard a 90-minute magical train journey from Woonsocket to the North Pole! Children of all ages will be delighted with the reading of the book “The Polar Express,” a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, and a special holiday remembrance with hot chocolate and cookies. Dec. 15, 16, 17, 22, and 23. Woonsocket Station, One Depot Square, Woonsocket. For more information call (401) 724-2200 or visit blackstonevalleypolarexpress.com.
The Chorus of Westerly's Christmas Pops, a tradition since 1981, features holiday favorites, the Chorus, the Pops Festival Orchestra, and other special guests. Saturday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 17, performances at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly. For more information call (401) 596-8663 or visit chorusofwesterly.org.
Christmas Cocktail Cabaret
With the gorgeous and historic Towers as a backdrop, Christmas has never been so beautiful. Sip a cocktail and enjoy a night of carols, and scenes full of Christmas cheer! This is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit! Thursday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m. at the Towers in Narragansett. Tickets, $30. The Contemporary Theater Company, The Towers, 35 Ocean Road, Narragansett. For more information call (401) 218-0282 or visit contemporarytheatercompany.com.
Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge
Mrs. Bob Cratchit is a loving send up of Christmas and all the stress that goes with it! It’s the Christmas Carol story you know and love… except Mrs. Cratchit hates her children and Scrooge thinks maybe the world really is better off without him. Christmas is a wonderful time for family and friends to gather and do things together, and this show is perfect for bringing everyone together! Performances: Dec 15, and 16, at 7 p.m. Dec. 17, at 2 p.m. Dec. 22, and 23, at 7 p.m. The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield. For more information call 401-218-0282 or visit contemporarytheatercompany.com.