Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Local Holiday Events

Theater: “Peter Pan”

Dec. 4 – 7 (8 p.m.), Dec. 8 (2 p.m & 8 p.m.), Dec. 9 (2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.)

The boy who never wanted to grow up is back in the Majestic Theatre’s (224 E. Houston) production of “Peter Pan,” starring Olympic Gold Medalist, Cathy Rigby. Join Tinkerbell, Wendy and the rest of the gang in this spectacular musical for all ages. Tickets are $25-$95. For more information, visit <>.

Theater: “The Pirates’ Holiday Buccaneers in Toyland”

Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m.

The Magik Theatre (420 S. Alamo) presents The Pirates’ Holiday Buccaneers in Toyland, a play that follows the story of Jolly Ole White Beard’s elves. Chaos follows when the elves go on strike and the Christmas Pirates take over the elf’s workshop. What will happen to the toys? Find out in this whimsical play. Admission is free.

Theater: “A Christmas Story”

Through Dec. 23, Sundays (3 p.m.), Fri. – Sat. (7:30 p.m.)

The Woodlawn Theatre (1920 Fredericksburg Rd) presents “A Christmas Story,” the tale of Ralpie Parker and his attempt to get the best Christmas present of all-a Red Ryder B.B. gun.  The production will continue until Dec. 23. Tickets are $15 – $50. For more information visit <>.

Theater: “Zombie Apocalypse Christmas 2012”

Dec. 14 – 22, 9 p.m.

The Rose Theatre Co. (11838 Wurzbach) presents the Zombie Apocalypse Christmas 2012, an R-rated comedy that follows the outbreak of zombies on judgment day 2012. Santa along with a handy machine gun and his reindeer save the day. Tickets are $10 – $12.

Theater: “Bah Humbug-A One-Man Christmas Carol”

Dec. 15, 7 p.m.

Watch as award-winning actor J. Damian Gillen transforms into all of the beloved characters of Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” in this one-man show at The Company Theatre (418 La Villita). Tickets run from $10 – $15.

Theater: “Cats”

Dec. 15 – Jan. 31, Sundays (3:30 p.m.), Fri – Sat, (8 p.m.)

The Cameo Theatre (1123 E. Commerce) brings the popular musical “Cats” onto their stage. Enjoy the Andrew Lloyd Webber classic, just in time for the holiday season. Tickets are $15 – $33.

Theater: “Ebanazio-A Winter’s Tale of Old San Anto”

Through Dec. 16, Fri. – Sat. (8 p.m.), Sun. (3 p.m.)

Celebrate San Antonio’s diverse roots and history with this Christmas comedy at the Jump-Start Performance Co. (108 Blue Star). In 1731, Payaya natives of Yanaguana, King Felipe’s soldados of El Presidio de Béxar, San Antonio friars and others try to come together for a holiday feast, in spite of conflicts among them. Will Ebanazio, the selfish and bitter captain of the fort, have a timely change of heart? Tickets run from $10 to $15.

Theater: “Christmas Is On the Air 2012”

Through Dec. 22, Fri – Sat. (7:30 p.m.)

In this comedy, the WSPR Radio crew must solve the mystery of their new owners when they take over the station. The Salado Silver Spur Theater (108 Royal Street) presents the holiday classic. Tickets are $10 – $18.

Theater: “Dr. Seuss’s The Cat In the Hat & Other Tales”

Jan. 9 – Feb. 16, Tues.- Fri. (9:45 a.m.)

Based on the classic Dr. Seuss book, the play follows the story of the mysterious cat who showed up on the doorstep of Sally and her older brother. The rambunctious character shows the children how to have fun before their mother comes home. The Magik Theatre (420 S. Alamo) presents the event for the entire month of Jan. Tickets are $10.

Theater: “Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It”

Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m.

William Shatner takes you through his entire career-from his early stage career to his current international icon status-in this one-man show at the Majestic Theatre (208 E. Houston St.). Tickets run from $30 to $102.

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