Egyptian Theatre to present variety of holiday shows


DEKALB – The Egyptian Theatre will present a variety of plays, music, and movies this holiday season.

The Grinch

The Egyptian Theatre will present a free showing of the 2018 film, The Grinch, on Friday, Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The Nutcracker

The Beth Fowler Dance Company will present its 26th Annual production of The Nutcracker at the Egyptian Theatre Dec. 6-8.

With the beautiful dancing, costumes and stage sets, this favorite holiday classic will tell a story that will make everyone feel like a child at Christmas.

It’s a Wonderful Life

The Egyptian Theatre will present It’s a Wonderful Life as part of its Classic Film Series in 35mm on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m.

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage

The Egyptian Theatre will present A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage on Friday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Everyone’s favorite holiday classic comes to life in the all-new touring production, A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage.

Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the whole Peanuts gang as the produce their own Christmas play and ultimately learn the true meaning of the season.

Adapted from Charles M. Schultz’s timeless story of the spirit of Christmas, A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage features the unforgettable music of Vince Guaraldi, as well as a concert of beloved holiday carols performed by the Peanuts characters.

The Prophecy: Trans-Siberian Orchestra Tribute

The Egyptian Theatre will present the music of Trans-Siberian Orchestra on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. North America’s most popular and longest running tribute to Trans-Siberian Orchestra is coming to the Egyptian Theatre. This powerhouse group of classically trained musicians come together to create nothing short of an electrifying evening of holiday rock music. Performing in the style of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, The Prophecy has spared no details when it comes to costumes, choreography, music, lasers, and fog. Come experience the power, the music, and the magic once again this holiday season as The Prophecy Show performs all of your favorite music from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and more.

Diamond Rio Holiday and Hits Tour

The Egyptian Theatre will present Diamond Rio Holiday and Hits Tour on Friday, Dec. 20 at 8 p.m.

Signed to Arista Records and in 1991 with the release of “Meet In The Middle” became the first country music group in history to reach No. 1 with a debut single. The band is also known for their hits “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “One More Day,” “Beautiful Mess,” “Unbelievable,” “In A Week or Two,” and more. The band recently celebrated their 30th Anniversary, has sold more than 10 million albums, won a Grammy Award, a Dove Award, six Vocal Group of the Year wins (CMA and ACM), released two Greatest Hit albums, a live and Christmas project, earned five multi-week no. 1 singles, 22 Top 10 singles, three certified Platinum and five gold albums, released an autobiography–and with zero band member changes.

Egyptian Theatre is located at 135 North 2nd St. in DeKalb. Box Office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3-6 p.m.; phone (815) 758-1225. For more information and tickets, visit online at www.egyptiantheatre.org.

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