LOS ANGELES, CA
Other Desert Cities Comes Home to the Golden State
JoBeth Williams, Jeannie Berlin, Robin Weigert, Robert Foxworth and Michael Weston play the dysfunctional Wyeth family in the California debut of Jon Robin Baitz's Tony-nominated dramedy Other Desert Cities. Set on Christmas Eve at a home in the Palm Springs desert, the play takes the stage at Mark Taper Forum November 28 through January 6. Don’t miss your chance to spend the holidays with this secretive, explosive and damaged clan.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens’ Musicalized A Christmas Carol
The delightful 1994 musical adaptation of Dickens' A Christmas Carol by Tony winners Alan Menken (Newsies), Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime) and the late Mike Ockrent gets a fresh staging at Pioneer Theatre Company. The production, which stars Jamie Jackson as Ebenezer Scrooge and features Broadway vets Kevin Earley, Laura Hall and Gerry McIntyre, runs November 30 through December 15. "Link By Link," it's a treat for the whole family.
NEW HAVEN, CT
Kathleen Turner Gets Naughty in The Killing of Sister George
Stage and screen star Kathleen Turner directs and stars in the bawdy comedy The Killing of Sister George. The show tells the story of hard-drinking, chain-smoking actress June Buckridge (Turner) who raises hell after her character Sister George is killed off a popular radio show. The twisted comedy runs at the Long Wharf Theatre November 28 through December 23. For Turner fans, the play sounds like High meets Virginia Woolf.
Chicago Rings in the Holidays with Drag Lizas
Forget the birth of The King: Celebrate Christmas with three over-the-top queens. About Face Theatre presents the gayest musical of the holiday season, We Three Lizas. Starring Sean Blake, Scott Bradley and Scott Duff as Liza Minnelli, this hilarious show examines what happens when one man gets his Christmas wish. We Three Lizas kicks off November 30 and runs through December 23 at the Garage Theatre, with cocktail hour before the show at "Liza's Lounge."
LAS VEGAS, NV
Nicole ‘Coco’ Austin Brings Her Assets to Peep-Show
Reality star Nicole ‘Coco’ Austin assumes the starring role of Bo Peep in Tony winner Jerry Mitchell’s sexy Vegas spectacle Peep-Show. She takes over the role from fellow reality star, Playboy playmate Holly Madison, who is expecting her first child. Coco steps into the R-rated floor show at Planet Hollywood on December 3. Anyone familiar with the E! series Ice Loves Coco knows that audiences members are in for an eyeful!