Can't-Miss Plays & Performances

Winter's What-to-Watch List

KC Plays and Performances

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: KC's wintertime schedule is chock-full of unique experiences, including Kansas City Restaurant Week, special shows and plenty more.

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RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL

Perfect for all ages, this beloved Christmas tale receives a charming, lyrical rendition for the stage at the Coterie Theatre. NOV. 6–DEC. 30

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Ebenezer Scrooge discovers the reason for the season in this joyful presentation of Dickens's Christmas classic, returning to the Kansas City Repertory Theatre's wonderful Spencer Theatre. NOV. 16–DEC. 24

A Christmas Carol

CHRISTMAS IN SONG

From sacred to secular, the entire family will love the music in this spirited holiday show at Quality Hill Playhouse. NOV. 23–DEC. 24

THE NATIVITY

This seasonal favorite put on by Mesner Puppet Theater showcases larger-than-life puppets that bring the biblical story to life at Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral. NOV. 30–DEC. 2

THE NUTCRACKER

Head to the marvelous Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts for a captivating Kansas City Ballet performance of this enchanting tale. NOV. 30–DEC. 23

The Nutcracker

WINTER WONDERLAND

Join the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra as it swings through the season, featuring modern interpretations of timeless yuletide jingles. DEC. 4

A SPECTACULAR CHRISTMAS SHOW

MTH Theater at Crown Center's musical medley of a Christmas show features holiday tunes in a rousing performance you'll remember long past the final curtain. DEC. 6–23

A Spectacular Christmas

HANDEL'S MESSIAH

This classical masterpiece is a triumph of the season thanks to nearly 200 musicians and vocalists all performing in perfect harmony at the Kauffman Center. DEC. 7–9

Handels Messiah

CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL

Kansas City Symphony's festive, all-ages concert experience features timeless carols, ringing bells, exceptional musical ensembles and even Saint Nick. DEC. 14–18

For more shows, concerts and theater, explore the Events section of VisitKC.com.