Until December 31, Ford’s Theatre will be hosting one of the season’s most traditional plays, A Christmas Carol, the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his trip through time with the ghosts of Christmas. The show is 2 hours long and is recommended for children 5 and older: tickets can be purchased on the show’s website.
Running every day until Christmas at the Warner Theatre, the Nutcracker is a classic Russian ballet with a local twist - it’s set in historical Georgetown. From the dancing to the Tchaikovsky score, you’ll enjoy every element of this wonderful holiday performance. Tickets are available online.
Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
Adults and children alike love the classic Dr. Seuss tale of the mean-spirited Grinch, who plans to steal Christmas from Whoville. With hit songs, elaborate costumes and wonderful choreography, everyone will love this musical running at D.C’s National Theatre until December 31. If you’re in the area temporarily and need a place to stay while enjoying a show here in D.C., the Holiday Inn Alexandria - Fort Belvoir is an excellent choice. With budget-friendly rates, top-notch amenities and a free breakfast bar, the Holiday Inn is the perfect hotel in Alexandria for the holidays no matter how you plan to celebrate the season.