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Take in a local Holiday theater production

November 23, 2017 GMT

There is no shortage of wonderful shows about Christmas, and Utah County is a great place to take them in.

“A Christmas Carol” at Hale Center Theater Orem

See the Hale Center Theater Orem’s annual musical retelling of the classic “A Christmas Carol.” The musical tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge as three spirits offer him a chance to embrace the spirit of the season.

When: Nov. 25-Dec. 23; times vary by date

Where: Hale Center Theater Orem; 225 W. 400 North, Orem

Cost: $15-$21

More info: haletheater.org/theater

“Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings” at the Covey Center

This fun show that offers the best of Forever Plaid. The show will include Christmas standards that have been “Plaid-erized,” filling you with a nostalgia for the era of classic music sung in harmony.

When: Select dates Nov. 30-Dec. 23; 7:30 p.m.

Where: Covey Center for the Arts; 425 W. Center St., Provo

Cost: $14-$16

More info: provo.org/community/covey-center-for-the-arts/theatre-shows

“Miracle on 34th the Musical” at the SCERA

The musical adaptation of the beloved film will be performed at SCERA Center for the Arts in December. The musical follows the story of Doris Walker who doesn’t want her 6-year-old daughter’s head to be filled with the romantic notions of Santa Claus. Kris Kringle, a local store Santa, is able to melt even the most cynical of hearts.

When: Dec. 1-16, Mondays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.

Where: SCERA Center for the Arts; 745 S. State St., Orem

Cost: $12-$14

More info: scera.org/events/miracle-34th-street-musical/

“It’s a Wonderful Life” at Lehi Arts Center

Enjoy a live performance of the classic Christmas film at the Lehi Arts Center.

When: Dec. 1-16, 7 p.m.

Where: Lehi Arts Center; 685 N. Center St., Lehi

Cost: $6-$8

More info: lehicityarts.org/Theater.html

“Nutcracker” at Covey Center

The Utah Metropolitan Ballet will be performing an all new, re-imagined “Nutcracker.” The performance will tell the story of a magical world with colorful characters, beautiful costumes and majestic scenery.

When: Dec. 9, 11, 14-16, 18-20; 7:30 p.m.

Where: Covey Center for the Arts; 425 W. Center St., Provo

Cost: $25-$38

More info: provo.org/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/38604/1003?npage=2

“Winter Wonderland” at SCERA

The SCERA Youth Theatre company will present a holiday musical review.

When: Dec. 9, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Where: SCERA Center for the Arts; 745 S. State St., Orem

Cost: $3-$5

More info: scera.org

”The Forgotten Carols” at the UCCU Center

This timeless, touching Christmas tale by acclaimed musician Michael McLean is coming to the UCCU Center.

When: Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m.

Where: UCCU Center; 800 W. University Parkway, Orem

Cost: $12-$30

More info: forgottencarols.com