Holiday events: Onstage

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More than 30 artists become Christmas creations, re-creating themselves as toy soldiers, peppermint-clad dancers and gingerbread giants in Cirque Dreams Holidaze, presented by Broadway in Augusta at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at Bell Auditorium.
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THE CHRISTMAS BUS (A MUSICAL): 8 p.m. Nov. 16-17, 3 p.m. Nov. 18, Bartow Community Center, 1138 Academy Circle, Bartow, Ga.; $10 adult, $5 ages 12 and younger; (478) 364-3340 or e-mail theschoolhouseplayers@yahoo.com; theschoolhouseplayers.org

The Augusta Players bring A Christmas Carol back to Imperial Theatre on Dec. 8-9. Buy tickets online from augustaplayers.org.  FILE/STAFF
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The Augusta Players bring A Christmas Carol back to Imperial Theatre on Dec. 8-9. Buy tickets online from augustaplayers.org.

AIKEN COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: 8 p.m. Nov. 23, 24, 30, Dec. 1, 3 p.m. Dec. 1, 2, Aiken Community Playhouse, 126 Newberry St. SW; (803) 648-1438, aikencommunity
playhouse.com

DANCE AUGUSTA: THE NUTCRACKER: 7 p.m. Nov. 23; 1 and 5 p.m. Nov. 24, Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad St.; $17-$40; imperialtheatre.com; for information, (706) 733-5511 or danceaugusta.org

COLUMBIA COUNTY BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER: 7 p.m. Nov. 30, Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad St.; $15-$29 from imperialtheatre.com; for information, (706) 860-1852 or columbiacountyballet.com

AIKEN CIVIC BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER: 7 p.m. Dec. 7 and 2 p.m. Dec. 8-9, Etherredge Center at USC Aiken; $20 adults, $15 seniors and children; Etherredge Center box office (803) 641-3305; information, (803) 648-5771 or aikencivicballet.com

AUGUSTA WEST DANCE GUILD: IT’S THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: 9:30, 11:30 a.m. Nov. 29, 30; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. Dec. 1, Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; $12; (706) 860-0998

THE AUGUSTA PLAYERS: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE MUSICAL: 8 p.m. Dec. 8, 3 p.m. Dec. 9, Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad St.; $17-$43; (706) 826-4707, augustaplayers.org

BROADWAY IN AUGUSTA: CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; international cast; rediscover the magic of the season; $45, $50, $55; BroadwayInAugustaGA.com

CUTNO DANCE CENTER: HOLIDAY CHEER: NUTCRACKER IN THE CITY: Noon Dec. 15, Augusta Preparatory Day School Hull Fine Arts Center, 285 Flowing Wells Road; $15 advance, $18 at door; (706) 364-3442, cutnodance.com

ELI’S BETHLEHEM INN: ALL SHOWS SOLD OUT – Musical dinner theater by ENOPION Theatre Company; (706) 771-7777, www.enopion.com

CHRISTMAS BELLES: 8 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 14-15; 3 p.m. Dec. 9, 16, William Miller Bouknight Theatre, 405 Main St., Edgefield, S.C.; Edgefield County Theatre Co.; (803) 637-3833, edgefieldcountytheatre
company.com


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