Holiday Double Feature

A Holiday Double Feature: A Charlie Brown Christmas & The Nutcracker

Celebrate the holidays with NMU Theatre and Dance! This year, audiences can maximize on the festivities with a double feature: during the first part of the evening, enjoy A Charlie Brown Christmas, a one-act musical based on the TV special. Then, return to the Forest Roberts Theatre after intermission for excerpts from The Nutcracker, the timeless ballet. See below for details!

A Charlie Brown Christmas

A Feel-Good Holiday Musical
Written by Charles M. Schulz
Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson
Stage Adaptation by Eric Schaeffer
By Special Arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson

This classic animated television special comes to life on the Forest Roberts Theatre stage this holiday season! Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang as they discover the true meaning of Christmas. Featuring your favorite tunes from the 1965 special, this 30-minute musical is a warm and fuzzy show the whole family can enjoy.

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC.


Excerpts from The Nutcracker Ballet

A Beautiful World-Famous Ballet
Original Choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Original Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

A fan-favorite at Christmas time, The Nutcracker features stunning dances by a cast of fantastical characters, including snowflakes, flowers, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Nutcracker himself. With a gorgeous score by Tchaikovsky, this whimsical story is a holiday staple for all ages.

Friday, December 9th at 7:30pm - Opening Night Party
Saturday, December 10th at 1:00pm - THEATRE FOR ALL PERFORMANCE

Saturday, December 10th at 7:30pm
Wednesday, December 14th at 7:30pm
Thursday, December 15th at 7:30pm
Friday, December 16th at 7:30pm
Saturday, December 17th at 7:30pm

Location: Forest Roberts Theatre

Tickets are $17 for General Public, $12 for NMU Faculty/Staff, Seniors, and Military, $10 for Students, and $5 for NMU Students.


Additionally, join us after the first performance for an exclusive opening night party featuring complimentary food and beverages and a meet and greet with the cast and creative team! The opening night party is included with a ticket purchased for opening night, December 9, and will follow the show in the Forest Roberts Theatre lobby. All theatre and dance majors and minors are invited to attend free of charge.

Tickets can be purchased online at, by phone at 906-227-1032, or in person at any NMU Ticket outlet.

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Friday, Dec 9, 2022

Saturday, Dec 10, 2022

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2022

Thursday, Dec 15, 2022

Friday, Dec 16, 2022

Saturday, Dec 17, 2022

Start Time:  7:30 pm
End Time:  9:00 pm

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Forest Roberts Theatre

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NMU Theatre and Dance

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Ticket Cost

$17 General Public; $12 Faculty/Staff/Senior/Military; $10 Student; $5 NMU Student