Holiday Concerts, Plays, & movies

The holiday season is a great time to go see a play, concert, musical, or a movie. Go see some of the many shows the Lynchburg area has to offer this Christmas.

Gifts of the Magi

A charming musical that is sure to set the tone for your holiday season. Performances are scheduled at the Academy Center of the Arts

November 30 - December 3

Cool Yule: A Holiday Cabaret

The Cavalier Theatre's Cool Yule: A Holiday Cabaret promises to be a favorite for the upcoming holiday season. Think Broadway show tunes meets Christmas classics.

November 30 - December 10

Arsenic & Old Lace

Liberty University’s performance of Arsenic and Old Lace is a farcical dark comedy that is sure to catch your attention.

December 1 - 16


a Christmas Celebration

Celebrate the greatest gift of Christmas through a night of dance, balloons, comedy, and music with Balloon Dude Travis and Ecclesia School of the Arts.

December 1


A Christmas Carol

Join Renaissance Theatre for the classic holiday story A Christmas Carol. 

December 1-2, 8-10, & 14-16


2017 Virginia Christmas Spectacular

Come experience the splendor of Christmas as the Thomas Road Worship & Arts Ministry presents the 2017 Virginia Christmas Spectacular

December 1-3


Venue Classic Christmas

Join Venue Cinema as they get in the Christmas Spirit with showings of several of our favorite Christmas classics.

Christmas Vacation: Dec. 1-7

A Christmas Story: Dec. 8-14

It's a Wonderful Life: Dec 15-21

Miracle on 34th St: Dec 22-28

Die Hard: Dec 29- Jan 4


elvis live- special holiday presentation

Elvis "Live" starring Taylor Rodriguez featuring the David Fontana Show Band a special Holiday Presentation at Brookville High School's Auditorium.

December 3


hear the bells

Join the Jefferson Choral Society for their annual Christmas concert of classical, traditional, and popular music featuring Handel's Messiah as the centerpiece.

December 2-3


christmas on the boulevard

Ring in the Christmas Season with this powerful and truth-filled work of art that has lasted for centuries with the Liberty University School of Music

The Messiah: Dec 4

Christmas Ornaments: Dec 5

Amahl & The Night Visitors: Dec 7

President's Encore: Dec 8


Festival of one-act plays

Lynchburg College will also be featuring a Festival of One-Act Plays. If you enjoy seeing freshly creative and original material, then this is for you.

December 6 -9



Inspired by the classic American film of the same name, It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is performed as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience.

December 7, 8, & 9


dinner & a Movie: Die hard

Scott Cardwell (formally Bull Branch) returns to the Academy for “Dinner and a Movie," featuring the unlikely Christmas movie Die Hard.  The menu and cocktails are TBA.

December 8


White Christmas

Masterworx Theatre has our dreams covered with this all-time favorite musical White Christmas. 

December 14 -17


A Family Holiday Extravaganza

Join the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra for music from the movies. Music from How the Grinch Stole Christmas, It's a Wonderful Life Suite, Frozen, Toy Symphony, and Sing-A-Long Finale of Familiar Carols.

December 17


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