Top 5 Christmas Shows and Concerts in 2022

21st November 2022 | Category: Concerts,Theater

Christmas is just around the corner and what better way to spend the holidays than experiencing the full force of the holiday cheer? The festivities have already begun and there is always plenty to see, whether you prefer the theatre or the stage. Great musicals, Christmas classics, ballets, comedy performances and more are available to highlight the biggest holiday of the year. Do not know where to start? Do not worry, Ticket Center has prepared a list of the best Christmas Shows and Concerts in 2022, just for you!

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Trans-Siberia, a progressive rock group is returning with their highly anticipated 2022 winter tour – “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve – the best of TSO & More.” After the group took its first year off the road in more than two decades, they are finally back with an updated show of the unforgettable holiday tradition. The band plans to bring “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” to 60 cities across the nation.

“The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” rock opera features enduring fan-favorites such as “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24”, “O’ Come All Ye Faithful”, “Good Kind Joy”, “Christmas Canon”, “Music Box Blues”, “Promises To Keep”, and “This Christmas Day”. In addition, the band’s 2022 winter tour will also contain more of Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s hits including “Wizards In Winter”, “A Mad Russian’s Christmas”, and many more.

Secure your Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2022 Winter Tour tickets here.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Tour Dates:

Show date and time: November 23rd, 2022 – December 30th, 2022.

Show location: Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, UT

Radio City Christmas Spectacular: Radio City Rockettes

Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes is preparing to kick off the 2022 holiday season in NYC. If you were wondering what are the best Christmas shows and concerts in 2022, well, this is one of them! An annual tradition since 1933, the show was cancelled in 2020 but returned in 2021. This classic Christmas spectacle offers a truly outstanding experience. Tap dancers, a flying Santa Claus, and naturally, the world-famous synchronized precision dancing of The Rockettes, and much more!

The Rockettes Christmas Spectacular is scheduled to run from November 21st, 2022 through January 2nd, 2023. The performance schedule varies widely, with up to five performances every day at the busiest times.

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Radio City Christmas Spectacular: Radio City Rockettes 2022:

Show date and time: November 21st, 2022 – January 2nd, 2022.

Show location: Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY

Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli, an Italian tenor and multi-instrumentalist has unveiled a North American tour in 2023. The tour “The Greatest Gift” truly lives up to its name, paired with the singer’s latest holiday set – A Family Christmas. The album features Bocelli’s 24-year-old son Matteo and 10-year-old daughter Virginia, who will join the singer for his previously announced “In Concert” dates.

The 2023 concerts will feature songs from Bocelli’s wide-ranging repertoire, with performances of the early fan-favorites all the way to his latest full-length studio album Believe, coupled with a selection of arias, his beloved crossover hits and famed love songs.

Do not miss out on the award-winning performer, and claim your tickets here.

Andrea Bocelli Tour Dates:

Show date and time: December 1st, 2022 – January 13th, 2023.

Show location: Chase Center, San Francisco, CA

Disney On Ice

Maybe skating is more your thing? If that is the case, then hit the road to adventure with Disney on Ice! There are multiple shows revolving around different characters you can enjoy. Exciting twists and tours are brought by Mickey Mouse and his Disney friends. Embark with them on a wild ride to your favorite destinations. Seek adventure somewhere in the great wide somewhere with Belle as she explores the Beast’s enchanted castle. Experience Moana’s courage to embark on a voyage with demigod Maui to save her island, or sing along with Miguel from Coco as he follows the music in his heart. Disney on Ice also offers fans a chance to witness Anna’s devotion to her sister Else on the journey to the North Mountain to stop the eternal winter.

All that and more awaits at the Disney on Ice show! Celebrate the magic of courage, love and adventure! Secure your tickets here.

A Christmas Carol

Join the timeless Christmas traditions in your hometown. Head to your nearest theatre to experience the well-known tale of a miserly man in A Christmas Carol. Watch Ebenezer Scrooge go through his Christmas transformation while being visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Future. In Charles Dickens’s beloved classic, the three spirits will show Scrooge happy memories from his past, different realities from the present and a grim future should he continue his closed-hearted ways. Throughout this journey, Scrooge is forced to face the man he has become and think about the man he should be.

Don’t miss out on this classic tale of sharing the Christmas joy and spirit, and secure your tickets here.

A Christmas Carol Dates:

Show date and time: November 22nd, 2022 – December 26th, 2022.

Show location: Wurtele Thrust Stage, Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN

Adam Sandler Announces Standup Tour

12th September 2022 | Category: Theater

Adam Sandler is heading back out on the road for a Fall 2022 standup tour. The 15-city US trek will feature a currently unannounced surprise guest.

The arena tour launches on October 21st in Allentown, Pennsylvania ahead of stops in Boston, Atlantic City, Tampa, and more. Though he’s never quite reporting “LIVE FROM NEW YORK” directly, the former SNL star will play four shows in and around the state, including Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center in Verona, New York on October 25th, Long Island’s Belmont Park on October 27th, Atlantic City, New Jersey on October 28th, and Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on October 29th.

A week later, Sandler continues the tour with four nights in Florida between Tampa, Estero, Hollywood, and St. Augustine. He visits Greenville, South Carolina on November 11th, Duluth, Georgia on November 12th, and Raleigh, North Carolina on November 13th. The comedy tour is then scheduled to conclude in Savannah, Georgia on November 14th. 

Sandler last took his signature blend of comedy and music on the road in 2019 following his Netflix special 100% Fresh, which hit the streamer one year earlier. Joined by Rob Schneider on select dates, the actor and comedian expanded the tour into early 2020 but made it only two dates in before scrapping the remaining shows due to pandemic restrictions.

Since then, he has given the performance of his career in Uncut Gems, starred as a basketball scout in the sports drama Hustle, and played a more comedic role in Hubie Halloween.

You can get the tickets for Adam Sandler tour here.

Adam Sandler 2022 Tour Dates

Show date and time: October 21, 2022 – November 14, 2022

Show location: PPL Center, Allentown, PA – Enmarket Arena Savannah, Savannah, GA

Pretty Woman: The Musical Tour Goes Live

10th August 2022 | Category: Theater

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, based on one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time, is now on tour.

Pretty Woman springs to life with a powerhouse creative team led by two-time Tony Award®-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray, Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde). 

Brought to the stage by lead producer Paula Wagner, PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL features an original score by Grammy® winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance (“Summer of ’69”, “Heaven”), and a book by the movie’s legendary director Garry Marshall and screenwriter J. F. Lawton. PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL will lift your spirits and light up your heart. “If you love the movie, you’ll love the musical!” (BuzzFeed News).

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL has scenic design by David Rockwell, costume design by Gregg Barnes, lighting design by Kenneth Posner and Philip S. Rosenberg, sound design by John Shivers, hair design by Josh Marquette, makeup design by Fiona Mifsud, and music supervision, arrangements and orchestrations by Will Van Dyke.

Featured in the musical is Roy Orbison and Bill Dee’s international smash hit song “Oh, Pretty Woman,” which inspired one of the most beloved romantic comedy films of all time. Pretty Woman the film was an international smash hit when it was released in 1990. Now, 30 years later, PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL is “Big romance and big fun!” (Broadway.com). 

“Irresistible! A romantic fantasy. A contemporary fairy tale,” says The Hollywood Reporter. PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL delivers on all the iconic moments you remember. Get ready to experience this dazzling theatrical take on a love story for the ages. Are you ready to fall in love all over again?

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL ended its 13-month run at the Nederlander Theatre on Broadway on August 18, 2019. The musical began performances in Hamburg, Germany on September 24, 2019, and opened in London’s West End in February 2020 before COVID-19 shuttered theaters around the world. The London production reopened July 8, 2021 to great acclaim at the Savoy Theatre in the West End.

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL is produced on tour by Paula Wagner, Nice Productions, LPO, New Regency Productions, Hunter Arnold, Caiola Productions & Co., James L. Nederlander, Kilimanjaro Theatricals/Joshua Andrews, Roy Furman, Ambassador Theatre Group, Gavin Kalin Productions, deRoy Kierstead and John Gore Organization. Wendy Orshan and Jeff Wilson are the Executive Producers and 101 Productions, Ltd is the General Manager.

Atlantic Records’ PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is produced by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance and is now available on all DSPs.

The tickets can be found here.

Kevin Hart Expands 2022 ‘Reality Check Tour’

9th June 2022 | Category: Theater

Kevin Hart has added more dates to his 2022 “Reality Check Tour”, now the tour lasts all the way through December.

This new leg, which commences in October, adds 19 nights to Hart’s first outing in over four years. The comedian will now make stops in San Diego, Toronto, Portland, Seattle, and his hometown of Philadelphia, to name a few.

Hart originally announced the “Reality Check Tour” back in February. The first leg, which kicks off in July, will see him two nights each in Las Vegas and Atlantic City before he treks through cities including Cleveland, Boston, Montreal, Dallas, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Miami, Chicago, and San Francisco.

Aside from his own headlining shows, Hart will also perform alongside Chris Rock on the five-night “Rock Hart: Only Headliners Allowed Tour” this July.

Hart’s solo tour continues in Montreal on July 29th, then hops across the continent to Houston on August 5th with shows in Little Rock, Arkansas, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, and Oklahoma City following. On the East Coast, he’ll stop in cities like Washington, DC, Raleigh, and Norfolk, Virginia before heading back west to Omaha, Minneapolis, and Milwaukee.

He plays Atlanta on September 9th, Nashville on September 10th, and Charlotte on September 11th before three nights in Florida between Tampa, Orlando, and Miami. 

Hart performs in his hometown of Philadelphia in the first of the new dates on October 7th followed by another Pennsylvania show in Hershey on October 8th. For the rest of the month, he’ll bounce between San Diego, Denver, Memphis, Cincinnati, Toronto, and more. In November, Hart will tour Kentucky, Ohio, Alabama, and Florida. He then wraps the tour in December with stops in Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, and a two-night closer at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

Ticket info can be found here.

Kevin Hart 2022 Tour Dates

Show date and time: July 2, 2022 – December 17, 2022

Show location: The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV – Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, CT

‘Encanto’ Sing-Along Film Concert Tour Announced

3rd May 2022 | Category: Theater

Last week, Disney Concerts and Live Nation announced Encanto: The Sing-Along Film Concert Tour, a 32-stop expedition across the United States, which will give fans of the film the chance to see their favorite super power-possessing family in a brand new way.

According to the press release, the “one-of-a-kind” event promises a simultaneous film and concert experience, with a live on-stage band accompanying Disney’s hit animated film as it plays in its entirety. 

The tour kicks off on July 18th in Ridgefield, Washington followed by a trek across the west including Phoenix and San Diego and four nights in Texas starting on JUly 26th in El Paso. The tour travels to West Palm Beach and Tampa, Florida before heading north to Charlotte, Virginia Beach, Raleigh, and Philadelphia. After three shows in New York state, the tour lands in the Midwest with a final performance in Chicago on August 28th.

Premiering in November of 2021, Encanto is set in Colombia and follows Mirabel Madrigal as she fights to protect the magical powers everyone in her family possesses but her. It swept the best animated film categories at the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes, the BAFTAs and the Producers Guild of America.

Featuring eight original tunes composed by Hamilton and Moana‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Encanto soundtrack topped the Billboard 200 for nine weeks, and its fan-favorite track “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” spent five consecutive weeks in the leading spot atop the Billboard Hot 100.

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Encanto: The Sing-Along Film Concert Tour Dates

Show date and time: July 18, 2022 – August 28, 2022

Show location: RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater, Ridgefield, WA – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Chicago, IL