DARTable Weekend Events

The Nutcracker - Photo Courtesy of Ballet North Texas Website
Posted on Dec 15, 2023 by DART Daily
You’ll find plenty of DARTable performances this weekend, including a pair of tribute acts that will take you back to the ’70s. Read on to see where DART can take you.

Through Saturday, Dec. 16

The Cher Show celebrates the durable icon and her six-decade career. The Tony Award®-winning musical stars three different women playing Cher at various points in her life. See the performance at the Winspear Opera House, walkable from Pearl/Arts District Station on all four DART Rail lines, or from the M-Line trolley.

Friday, Dec. 15

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is Repertory Company Theatre’s production of this musical adaptation, which features 17 Irving Berlin songs – including, of course, the timeless “White Christmas.” Catch it at Plano’s Courtyard Theatre through Dec. 23. The theater is just across Haggard Park from the Red Line’s Downtown Plano Station.

The Nutcracker captures the enchantment of the holiday season with Ballet North Texas’ annual presentation of the classic. The production features amazing sets, snowflakes, waltzing flowers, and the cast of characters we’ve all come to know and love. See the classic performance at Moody Performance Hall through Dec. 23. The venue is walkable from Pearl/Arts District Station on all four DART Rail lines, or from the M-Line trolley.

Friday, Dec. 15-Saturday, Dec. 16

The Polyphonic Spree 20th Annual Holiday Extravaganza stars Dallas’ premier – and only – rock band/choir/orchestra. The world-famous group, led by front man Tim DeLaughter, puts on a rousing holiday show two nights in a row. Don’t miss the annual performance at the Majestic Theatre, a short walk from St. Paul Station on all four DART Rail lines.

Friday, Dec. 15-Sunday, Dec. 17

The Polar Express in Concert
brings the Academy Award-nominated holiday classic to the Meyerson Symphony Center for the first time. The Dallas Symphony Orchestra performs live with the film. Experience all the fun at the Meyerson Symphony Center, walkable from Pearl/Arts District Station on all four DART Rail lines, or from the M-Line trolley.

Saturday, Dec. 16

North Pole in the Plaza transform Richardson’s CityLine into a winter wonderland. It’s a great event for families: Kids can play in six inches of snow, plus enjoy a kiddie train, face painting, cookie decorating, and a screening of the holiday favorite, Elf. Adults, meanwhile, can enjoy specialty holiday drinks at the CityLine restaurants, and everyone will be dazzled by the half-million holiday lights decking the plaza. Get to the plaza by taking the Red Line to Galatyn Park Station.

Saturday, Dec. 16-Sunday, Dec. 17

A John Denver Christmas stars Rick Schuler in a tribute to the Rocky Mountain troubadour who turned out hit after hit in the 1970s, and hosted some popular holiday television specials. Expect to hear all those hits, plus the holiday songs from the TV specials, at the Eisemann Center. The venue is right across the plaza from the Red Line’s Galatyn Park Station.

Sunday, Dec. 17

Anita Baker comes to Dallas to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her debut solo album, The Songstress. See the veteran R&B/soul artists at American Airlines Center, served by Victory Station on the Green and Orange lines.

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