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Article Published November 22, 2017
Holiday Theater on the Shoreline
Erin Shanley, Audience Engagement Editor

Saturday, Dec. 2 and Sunday, Dec. 3

Ahavah: The Story of Christmas: 2 and 7 p.m., Saturday and 4 p.m., Sunday. Morgan School, 71 Killingworth Tpke., Clinton. Presented by Living Rock Church. Proceeds benefit Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries. Cost: $15. For info, call 860-663-2069 or visit

The Magic Toyshop: Saturday, 4 and 7 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. East Haven High School Theater, 35 Wheelbarrow Ln. Presented by Starship Dance Theater. For info or tickets, visit or @StarshipDanceCT on Facebook.

Thursday, Dec. 7 to Sunday, Dec. 17.

It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play: Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main St. Cost: $35 for adults; $32 for seniors; $20 for students; $15 for children. Group rates available. For info, visit

Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9

Elf, Jr.: The Musical: Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Madison Arts Barn, 8 Campus Dr. For info, call 203-245-2689 or visit

Friday, Dec. 8 to Sunday, Dec. 10

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical: Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Shubert Theatre, 247 College St., New Haven. For info, visit

Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday, Dec. 10

The Nutcracker: 1:30 and 7 p.m. Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London. Performed by the Eastern Connecticut Ballet. Cost: $22 to $49. For info or tickets, visit

Saturday, Dec. 16

A Christmas Carol: 1 p.m. The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook. Cost: $12 to $20. For info, call 877-503-1286 or visit

Saturday, Dec. 16 and Sunday, Dec. 17

New Haven Ballet Presents The Nutcracker: 1 and 5 p.m. Shubert Theatre, 247 College St., New Haven. For info, visit


A Connecticut Christmas Carol: Runs through Dec. 24. The Terris Theatre, 33 North Main St., Chester. Sensory-friendly performance: Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. Open caption performance: Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. For info, call 860-873-8668 or visit