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Local Holiday Events this weekend - Dec. 7th-9th

THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL

InfoThe Muppets' version of the Charles Dickens holiday classic about a miser who is visited by three ghosts features Kermit the Frog as the penny-pincher's hardworking and loyal employee. Includes holiday arts and crafts, activities and additional surprises.

Date: Dec. 8th

LocationNorth Avenue Academic Building
1000 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ

Price$10

Websitehttp://www.keanstage.com

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CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE

InfoCirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the 2018 season with the must-see holiday show The New York Daily News proclaims a “delicious confection of charm, sparkle, and talent by the sleigh load and so full of energy it could end our dependence on oil.” Created by Cirque Dreams Founder and Broadway Director Neil Goldberg, Cirque Dreams Holidaze is a new cirque adventure, Broadway musical, and family holiday spectacular wrapped in one! This incomparable phenomenon features over 300 imaginative costumes, 20 world-class astonishing acts, the finest singers, original music, and seasonal favorites celebrating the most wonderful time of the year from Thanksgiving to Chanukah, Christmas, and New Year's. Audiences of all ages will marvel at soaring acrobatics, gravity-defying feats, and extravagant theatrical production numbers the Boston Globe hails “Entrancing…Las Vegas meets family entertainment." Experience this unique multi-million-dollar live stage production that dazzled at the Kennedy Center, sparkled at the Grand Ole Opry House, and BroadwayWorld calls “The Perfect Holiday Gift…a show that everyone will enjoy

Date:Dec.7th-9th

LocationState Theatre New Jersey
15 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ

Price$35-$98

Websitehttps://www.stnj.org/event/cirque-dreams-holidaze

A VERY SPECIAL (HOLIDAY) SPECIAL

InfoA Very Special (Holiday) Special is an all-original good old-fashioned holiday variety show in the style of traditional television holiday specials. While every year’s show is unique, the Very Special Special will include a healthy serving of improv, spoofs of holiday songs, comic sketches and lots of fun. It’s a Dreamcatcher annual tradition that’s sure to get you in the holiday spirit! One night only!

DateDec. 8th

LocationDreamcatcher Repertory Theatre
Oakes Center
120 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ

Price$15-$20

Websitehttp://www.dreamcatcherrep.org