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101 Dalmatians  
Imagination Stage 101 Dalmatians
When Mr. and Mrs. Dearly welcome a new litter of Dalmatians to their 1950s London home, Cruella de-Vil is quick to plot their kidnap. Loving puppy parents Pongo and Missis discover their location, and set out on a harrowing adventure through the countryside to rescue their puppies. With the help of several friendly dogs along the way, the family reunites on Christmas Day, and Cruella is defeated. But will the Dearlys take in all 101 dalmatians?
Disney's The Little Mermaid  
Olney Theatre Center Disney's The Little Mermaid
In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home – and her fins – behind and live in the world above. But first she’ll have to defy her father King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula, and convince the handsome Prince Eric that she’s the girl whose enchanting voice he’s been seeking.
Inside Out  
Imagination Stage Inside Out
Things can get a little messy when playing dress-up. But imaginations also go wild when scarves become birds, t-shirts become monsters, and a sock dance rocks the closet! In this interactive show, discover the joy of turning things inside out. Ages 1-5.
Junie B. Jones: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells  
Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) Junie B. Jones: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells
Just in time for the holidays, Barbara Park's beloved creation Junie B. Jones comes to life courtesy of The Fun Company in this adaptation of the best-selling children's books. In Junie B. Jones' world, things are very simple. Christmas means you get presents, elf costumes are awesome, and May is a blabbermouth tattletale. Things are going well, until Junie B. pulls May as her Secret Santa! With the Real Santa watching her like a hawk, what will Junie B. do? No matter which holiday you celebrate at home, everyone can learn a lesson from Junie B. about the real meaning behind a celebration.
Madeline's Christmas  
ArtSpace Falls Church Madeline's Christmas
“In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines.” With that familiar phrase, author/illustrator Ludwig Bemelmans sets in motion the adventures of a precocious little girl named Madeline, winning the hearts of generations of readers to come. In this musical adaptation, it’s the night before Christmas, and Madeline’s schoolmates and their tutor Miss Clavel are all sick in bed. Brave and resourceful, Madeline comes to the rescue with help from a magical rug merchant who takes them all on a Christmas journey they will never forget.
Mary Poppins  
Toby's Dinner Theatre - Columbia Mary Poppins
Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, MARY POPPINS includes a score filled with timeless classics such as "A Spoonfull of Sugar" and the Academy Award-winning "Chim-Chim Cher-ee". The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again.
The Nutcracker  
The Puppet Co. The Nutcracker
A Washington tradition for 26 years, "The Nutcracker" is the story of Clara-Marie’s favorite toy, and their adventures together in the Land of the Sugerplum Fairy. Music from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet blends with marionettes and costume characters to create this unique production.
Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol  
Adventure Theatre MTC Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol
Tiny Tim longs to have his father home on Christmas day, but mean old Mr. Scrooge won’t give Bob Crachit the day off! There must be a way to change Scrooge’s mind – perhaps a ghost or two will set Scrooge right. Can this clever boy and his best friend Charlotte save Christmas and change the heart of the meanest man in town? This exciting world premiere story of a father and son is adapted by Broadway’s Tony-winning Ken Ludwig (Twas the Night Before Christmas) and his very own son, Jack. Get ready for the wildest ride you've ever had at Christmas!
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Monster Jam Opens Jan 24  
Verizon Center Monster Jam
Monster Jam, the world's largest and most famous monster-truck tour, rumbles its way into Verizon Center for major car-crushing action and one-of-a-kind racing. The biggest names in the sport -- including Grave Digger, Aftershock, Backwards Bob, Krazy Train, Crushstation and Stinger -- are scheduled to tear up the track with breathtaking stunts, racing, freestyle competition and plenty of fierce motor-sports action. These 12-foot tall, 10,000-pound beasts have to be seen -- and heard -- to be believed.