Here is your guide to the Christmas concerts and theatrical shows during the 2021 holiday season. If I missed a big affair by your favorite group or troupe, please put a link to event details in the comments or send that link to me by email: SecretsoftheEasternShore@gmail.com. I will be updating and adding to this list as I learn of more shows.
“Scrooge the Musical” in Rehoboth Beach, Del.
Nov. 26-Dec. 19
Details on Clear Space Theatre production.
A Bluegrass Christmas in Salisbury, Md.
The band is No Spare Time. The venue is the new downtown Revival performance hall.
Carols by Candlelight in Easton, Md.
Sat., Nov. 27
Choral groups perform. Spectators receive a complimentary candle and songbook. Save room for hot cocoa. Christmas tree lighting, too.
“We Need a Little Christmas” handbell concerts by the Capital Ringers
Nov. 27- Dec. 12
Six shows in this window–two in Lewes, Del., one in Millsboro, Del., two in Milton, Del., and one in Ocean Pines, Md.
Easton Choral Arts Christmas Concert in Easton, Md.
Dec. 2 and 5
Singing the Christmas music of John Rutter.
A radio play take on “A Christmas Carol” in Church Hill, Md.
Dec. 2 to 5
Details on this Church Hill Theatre production.
Holiday Joy with the Mid-Atlantic Symphony
Dec. 3 to 5
Featuring soprano Norah Amsellem. Shows Dec. 3 in Easton, Md., Dec. 4 in Lewes, Del., and Dec. 5 in Ocean City, Md.
“Elf the Musical” in Georgetown, Del.
Dec. 3 to 12
Details on this production by the Possum Point Players.
“Shrek the Musical” in Chestertown, Md.
Dec. 3 to 19
Details on this production at the Garfield Theatre.
“Polar Express” Pajama Party & Film Screening in Milton, Del.
Sat., Dec. 4
Details on this event at the Milton Theatre.
“Music of Christmas” Concert in Smyrna, Del.
Sat., Dec. 4
Details on this show by the First State Symphonic Band at the Smyrna Opera House.
“White Christmas” in Easton, Md.
Dec. 9 to 19
Details on this presentation of the Irving Berlin musical at the historic Avalon Theatre.
A “Blue Dog Christmas” in Chincoteague, Va.
Dec. 10 and 11
Holiday musical comedy review at the historic Island Theater.
A Bevy of Christmas Shows in Salisbury, Md.
Dec. 11-Dec. 23
The new Revival performance hall has quite a run of Christmas shows lined up–thing big-band-style “Nutcracker,” a Christmas cabaret, a Santa-themed “Mystery Dinner,” a holiday-themed drag brunch, and more.
A Bevy of Christmas Shows in Milton, Del.
Dec. 16-Dec. 23
The Milton Theatre is piling on the holiday cheer as well. There will be a Carpenters’ Christmas show, an Elvis Christmas show, a Trans-Siberian Orchestra Christmas show, a screening of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” and more.
Holiday Brass Concert in Cape Charles, Va.
Sat., Dec. 18
Details on this show by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra at the Palace Theatre
“A Christmas Carol” staged reading in Chincoteague, Va.
Dec. 18 and 19
The Chincoteague Island Theater Company is putting this on at the Island Community House. There are Victorian Christmas treats involved.
The Holiday Peace Concert in Rehoboth Beach, Del.
Sun., Dec. 19
Details on this show by the Rehoboth Concert Band at Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road in Rehoboth Beach.