Holiday happenings at Peoples Bank Theatre

From staff reports

Three holiday programs will be featured through the end of December at Peoples Bank Theatre in Marietta.

Full event details and ticket information for these events and more are available online at peoplesbanktheatre.com or by calling the box office at 740-371-5152. Walk-up hours at the box office are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and two hours prior to most performances.

At 7 p.m. today, the theater will screen the 1954 holiday classic “White Christmas,” starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and children.

At 8 p.m. Friday, acclaimed Irish singer Cathie Ryan and her award-winning band celebrate a traditional Irish American Christmas with The Winter’s Heart. From ethereal hymns to exuberant jigs and reels, The Winter’s Heart revels in the wealth of Irish Christmas traditions including leaving a candle in the window to light loved ones’ homes, hunting for the wren on St Stephen’s Day and more. Tickets are $20-$30.

The holiday season concludes at Peoples Bank Theatre with the Schrader Youth Ballet Company performance of “The Nutcracker (Clara’s Dream)” at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors.

Located at 222 Putnam St. in historic downtown Marietta, Peoples Bank Theatre is managed by the nonprofit Hippodrome/Colony Historical Theatre Association.

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