Ongoing onstage

December 07, 2009

'Miracle on 34th Street'

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Is there more to Santa Claus than a production of children's imaginations and a marketing tool? 12:30 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Friday, Dec, 11 Saturday, Dec. 12; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13; and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10. Old Opera House, 204 N. George St. Tickets cost $13 to $17 for adults depending on performance day; $8 for students and children, all shows. Call 304-725-4420.

'That Holiday Feeling'

Washington County Playhouse presents "That Holiday Feeling." The show continues through Sunday, Dec. 20. Shows are every Friday and Saturday; plus 1 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 6, 13 and 20; 6 p.m. Thursdays, Dec. 10 and 17, "play with your pasta" special; 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Party with cabaret show. Washington County Playhouse, Hagerstown. For reservations and details, call 301-739-7469.

'Saving Santa'

BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. -- A crisis strikes at the North Pole and Santa must shut down his workshop. Continues through Wednesday, Dec. 23. Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse, 1559 Boiling Springs Road. Go to or call 717-258-3211.


'Miracle on 34th Street,' the musical

MIDDLETOWN, Va. -- The Christmas classic "Miracle on 34th Street" set to music. Continues through Sunday, Dec. 27. Wayside Theatre, U.S. 11. Tickets cost $30 for Friday and Saturday performances; $25 for all other performances; $10 for ages 5 to 17. For tickets, call 540-869-1776. For show times, go to www.waysidetheatre .org

Cowboy Christmas

Cowboy Christmas dinner and show features Guinness World record-holder Andy Rotz, with rope twirling, knife throwing and gunspinning, and his trick horse Idja and more. Also wagon rides, old-time photos, live nativity, square dancing, marshmallow roasting and pony rides. 6 to 9:30 p.m., dinner served at 7 p.m., show at 7:45 p.m. Show dates generally are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with additional shows Christmas week. Dessert-only show on Tuesday, Dec. 29. Antietam Recreation, 9745 Garis Shop Road, Hagerstown. For ticket prices and information, go to

'The Nutty Nutcracker'

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. --Wonderment Puppet Theater presents "The Nutty Nutcracker." Noon and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Sunday, Jan. 3. Wonderment Puppet Theater, 412 W. King St., Martinsburg. $4.50; free for children younger than 2. Call 304-258-4074 or 304-260-9382 or go to

'Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree'

FREDERICK, Md. -- Way Off Broadway will present "Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree" by Robert Barry. 12:30 p.m., doors open at 11:30 a.m. every Saturday and on the second and fourth Sunday of each month through Saturday, Jan. 9. Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre, Willowtree Plaza, 5 Willowdale Drive. $15 per person for adults and children. Call 301-662-6600.

'Another Radio Christmas'

FREDERICK, Md. -- The sequel to 2005's "An Old Fashioned (Radio) Christmas." Performances every Friday and Saturday with Sunday matinees on select Sundays. Special performances also scheduled. Way Off Broadway, Willowtree Plaza, 5 Willowdale Drive. Tickets cost $41 to $45. For a complete schedule, call 301-662-6600 or go to

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