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The cast of Houston Ballet The Nutcracker
Houston Ballet's Nutcracker takes to the road with performances at Smart Financial Center and Hobby Center. Photo by Amitava Sarkar
Stages Theatre: Midnight Clear, Megan Van De Hey, Kelley Peters and Carolyn Johnson
 A trio of singing nuns (Megan Van De Hey, Kelley Peters and Carolyn Johnson) bring warmth and wisdom to a dark Christmas night. Photo by Os Galindo
Rec Room Arts presents <i>Hansel and Gretel</i>
Journey into the winter woods in Rec Room's Hansel and Gretal.  Photo by Natasha Gorel
Nancy_holiday art_Reckless
A scene from a previous production of Reckless starring Kim Tobin-Lehl. 4th Wall Theatre brings the Craig Lucas comedy back as their last show before the company closes.  Photo by Gabriella Nissen
Megan Hilty
Megan Hilty joins the Houston Symphony and conductor Steven Reineke for a Very Merry Pops concert. Photo by Nathan Johnson
Alley Theatre presents <i>A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas</i> by Charles Dickens
The Alley creates some spooky holiday magic, defying the Harvey odds, to bring back A Christmas Carol to the Hubbard Stage.  Photo by T. Charles Erickson