December 2016 Entertainment Guide

November 29, 2020 | WTOP's Jason Fraley previews December entertainment (Jason Fraley)

December Entertainment Guide

Dec. 1: National Christmas Tree Lighting  

Dec. 1: Steve Cropper donates historic guitars to Smithsonian 

Dec. 1-3: Diana Ross with NSO Pops at Kennedy Center 

Dec. 1-3: “A View from the Bridge” at Kennedy Center  

Dec. 1-23: “Miss Bennet” at Round House Theatre

Dec. 1-24: “Moby Dick” at Arena Stage 

Dec. 1-24: Washington Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” at Warner Theatre 

Dec. 1-24: “Carousel” at Arena Stage 

Dec. 1-31: “A Christmas Carol” at Ford’s Theatre 

Dec. 1-31: “A Christmas Carol” at Toby’s Dinner Theatre 

Dec. 1-31: “The Secret Garden” at Shakespeare Theatre Company  

Dec. 1-31: “Silver Belles” at Signature Theatre  

Dec. 1-Jan. 1: “Black Side of the Moon” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre

Dec. 2: “It’s a Wonderful Life” free at Weinberg Center

Dec. 2: Kip Moore at The Fillmore 

Dec. 2-4: U.S. Army Band’s American Holiday Festival at DAR Constitution Hall 

Dec. 2-30: Winterfest at Atlas Performing Arts Center

Dec. 3: Bethesda Winter Wonderland  

Dec. 3: Wolf Trap Holiday Sing-a-Long 

Dec. 3: 2 Chainz at The Fillmore 

Dec. 3: Dave Koz Christmas Tour at National Theatre 

Dec. 3-4: Smithsonian Holiday Festival 

Dec. 3-4: Norah Jones at Lincoln Theatre 

Dec. 4: Kennedy Center Honors 

Dec. 4: Emmylou Harris at Hamilton Live 

Dec. 4: A Cappella Holiday with The Capital Hearings at AMP 

Dec. 4: Damien Escobar at Howard Theatre 

Dec. 6: “This Is Us” fall finale on NBC  

Dec. 6-7: Mary Chapin Carpenter at The Birchmere 

Dec. 6-11: “A Christmas Story” musical at The Hippodrome

Dec. 8: MGM National Harbor Grand Opening 

Dec. 6-Jan. 8: “Into the Woods” at Kennedy Center  

Dec. 7: Chaise Lounge “Swinging Holiday” at Blues Alley 

Dec. 7-Jan. 8: “Sleeping Beauty” at Synetic Theater

Dec. 8: The Dan Band “Holiday Show” at The Birchmere 

Dec. 8: Third Eye Blind at The Fillmore 

Dec. 8: “Talking Pictures” with Ann Hornaday at The Avalon 

Dec. 8-9: “A Merry Little Christmas” with Megan Hilty at Kennedy Center

Dec. 9: “Jackie” hits D.C. movie theaters 

Dec. 9: “Miss Sloane” hits D.C. movie theaters  

Dec. 9: Earth, Wind & Fire tribute at Howard Theatre 

Dec. 9: Motown & More: Holiday Celebration at Bethesda Bluzz & Jazz 

Dec. 9: “Fuller House” Season 2 hits Neflix  

Dec. 9-10: Holiday Pops with Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana at Kennedy Center  

Dec. 9-10: U.S. Air Force Band’s Spirit of the Season at DAR Constitution Hall 

Dec. 9-10: “White Christmas” at AFI Silver 

Dec. 9-31: Second City’s “Twist Your Dickens” at Kennedy Center 

Dec. 10: Kacey Musgraves at National Theatre  

Dec. 10: O.A.R. at 9:30 Club 

Dec. 10: A Jazz Piano Christmas at Kennedy Center

Dec. 10: Rockin’ Renegage Holiday Benefit at State Theatre 

Dec. 10-18: Naughty & Nice at Lincoln Theatre

Dec. 11: Critics Choice Awards

Dec. 11: Manheim Steamroller Christmas at Strathmore 

Dec. 11: Edwin McCain at Hamilton Live 

Dec. 11: Tony Sands sings Frank Sinatra at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

Dec. 11-22: The Washington Chorus’ “A Candlelight Christmas” at Kennedy Center 

Dec. 12: Golden Globe nominees announced

Dec. 13: WWE Smackdown “Tribute to the Troops” at Verizon Center 

Dec. 13-Jan. 29: “Titanic” at Signature Theatre 

Dec. 13-31: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” musical at National Theatre 

Dec. 14: Jimmy Eat World at 9:30 Club 

Dec. 14: Blood, Sweat & Tears with Bo Bice at The Birchmere 

Dec. 14-Jan. 8: “Wicked” at Kennedy Center 

Dec. 15: Boyz II Men at MGM National Harbor  

Dec. 15: Trans-Siberian Orchestra “Ghosts of Christmas Eve” at Verizon Center 

Dec. 15: “A Nat King Cole Holiday” at Strathmore 

Dec. 15-17: Thievery Corporation at 9:30 Club 

Dec. 15-18: Freddy Cole “Here for the Holidays” at Blues Alley 

Dec. 16: “La La Land” hits D.C. movie theaters  

Dec. 16: “The Hip Hop Nutcracker” at Strathmore 

Dec. 16: “Collateral Beauty” hits movie theaters 

Dec. 16: “Star Wars: Rogue One” in movie theaters 

Dec. 16: Barack Obama biopic “Barry” hits Netflix 

Dec. 16-18: Sesame Street Live at Eagle Bank Arena 

Dec. 16-22: “It’s a Wonderful Life” at AFI Silver 

Dec. 16-22: “The Muppet Christmas Carol” at AFI Silver 

Dec. 16-31: “An Irish Carol” at Keegan Theatre

Dec. 17: Choral Arts Society’s “A Family Christmas” at Kennedy Center 

Dec. 17: U.S. Navy Band’s Holiday Concert at DAR Constitution Hall 

Dec. 18: Lorrie Morgan’s “Enchanted Christmas” at The Birchmere 

Dec. 18: Christmas with Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith at Royal Farms Arena

Dec. 18: Lauryn Hill at The Fillmore 

Dec. 19: The Washington Chorus’ “A Candlelight Christmas” at Strathmore 

Dec. 20: “A John Waters Christmas” at The Birchmere 

Dec. 20: Los Lobos at Hamilton Live 

Dec. 20-22: “Die Hard” at AFI Silver 

Dec. 21: “Passengers” hits D.C. movie theaters 

Dec. 21: “Gremlins” & “Trading Places” Double Feature at AFI Silver 

Dec. 21: Darlene Love Christmas at Howard Theatre 

Dec. 21: A Very Jerry Christmas at Gypsy Sally’s 

Dec. 21: Christmas with Cassandra Wilson at Bethesda Blues & Jazz 

Dec. 21: Diamond Rio at Weinberg Center 

Dec. 22: Ben Williams: Holiday Extravaganza at Hamilton Live 

Dec. 22: Lionel Richie at MGM National Harbor  

Dec. 23: “A Monster Calls” hits movie theaters 

Dec. 23: Joe Budden at Howard Theatre 

Dec. 23: Miracle on 34th Street with The Woodshedders at Gypsy Sally’s 

Dec. 23: Biz Markie dance party at The Fillmore 

Dec. 25: “Fences” hits D.C. movie theaters 

Dec. 27: Kennedy Center Honors broadcast on CBS

Dec. 27: Bruno Mars at MGM National Harbor  

Dec. 27: The Roots at The Fillmore 

Dec. 27-28: Judy Collins at The Birchmere 

Dec. 28: Impractical Jokers at MGM National Harbor 

Dec. 28: “When Harry Met Sally” at Weinberg Center 

Dec. 29: 20th annual Hank Williams Tribute at The Birchmere 

Dec. 30: Bush at The Fillmore 

Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve with The Legwarmers at State Theatre 

Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve party at Kennedy Center 

Dec. 31-Jan. 1: Duran Duran at MGM National Harbor 

Jan. 1: Jan. 1: Wale’s New Years Day concert at The Fillmore

November 29, 2020 | WTOP's Jason Fraley previews December entertainment (Jason Fraley)

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