By Nancy Churnin and Mila Vincent~
Mila Vincent, our intrepid 5-year-old reviewer, is looking forward to the holidays, even though they will be different this year. Check out her suggestions for a safe and fun theatrical experience.
My Faraway Adventure Kit
Dallas Children’s Theater presents an interactive Zoom-centered production featuring married Dallas clowns Slappy and Monday (Tiffany Riley and Dick Monday). Participants will receive a box with tools and clues in the mail before watching the online show. Proceeds from this fundraiser/production will benefit the Dallas Children’s Theater Brighter Days Sustainability Campaign and provide much-needed support to help DCT continue offering virtual experiences during these COVID times and help the organization prepare for a return to in-person performances.
Where: Your Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone
When: Thursday, Nov. 6 – Sunday, November 29 | Visit website for times
Cost: $70 per family box, additional boxes $16 for the same household.
The Music of The Nutcracker
A Streaming Concert
Mila is looking forward to listening to the music of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, featuring triumphant marches and the Waltz of the Flowers. The Dallas Symphony Orchestra will present this classic, conducted by Andrew Grams. The concert will be available to stream for $10 as a digital program on mydso.com after Nov. 29.
Where: Your Computer, Tablet, or Phone
When: After Sunday, November 29
Cost: $10 as a digital program
Cyrus Chestnut Trio: A Charlie Brown Christmas
Pianist Cyrus Chestnut plays Vince Guaraldi’s classic score from A Charlie Brown Christmas, including “Linus and Lucy,” “Christmas Time is Here” and “O Tannenbaum.”
Where: Meyerson Symphony Center | 2301 Flora St., Dallas
When: Wednesday, Dec. 23, 7:30pm