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It’s now the perfect time to catch a holiday-themed show or concert at one of Tucson’s many performing arts centers. Here are just a few of the events that Tucson has in store this holiday season.


The Nutcracker
Ballet Tucson will grace the stage of the University of Arizona’s Centennial Hall once again, performing The Nutcracker just in time for Christmas. Guests are invited to join Clara on her magical journey. Tickets range in price from $31 to $59 with discounts for students, children, seniors, and military. The show will play at various times December 21 through December 23.

The Spirit of Christmas
The University of Arizona’s Centennial Hall will host the fourth annual Spirit of Christmas put on by Tucson Dance Academy. The high-energy, Broadway-style dance and music production is a beloved tradition in Tucson. Shows will take place Saturday, December 8 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 9 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person with discounts for children, seniors, military, and groups.