The Holidays at Chanhassen

On the Main Stage!

Footloose
Now Playing through February 4, 2023!

To the rockin’ rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated Top Forty score, augmented with dynamic new songs, Footloose celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people while guiding them with a warm heart and open mind.

A Three Tenors Christmas

Back by popular demand, A Three Tenors Christmas is an absolute must for those that know quality vocal talent when they hear it. If you had to choose one show this Christmas, A Three Tenors Christmas will deliver everything you know you want and more! This holiday performance by the NorrSound Tenors is inspired by “The Three Tenors” – leaving your heart full and your face smiling under that mask. Original arrangements of powerful Christmas favorites like “O Holy Night” are paired with with epic opera ballads like “Nessun Dorma” for a perfect evening – where style, opera, and holiday spirit collide.

November 25 – 27

Rock & Roll Xmas Spectacular

Featuring Paul “Stretch” Diethelm, Pamela Helmer McNeill, Stacy Bauer & more!

Chanhassen Dinner Theaters concert series Rock Roll Christmas Show

Get ready to crank your holiday spirit all the way up! This production will surprise and thoroughly delight, and don’t be deceived; this isn’t a send-up to the ’50s and ’60s, but rather it’s a multi-media, musical extravaganza mixing rock hits of the ’70s to today with hilarious stories and parodies favorite yuletide songs as you’ve never heard them before. Join an 8-piece all-star cast of musicians as they uniquely rock their way through Christmas classics in the most imaginative way possible delivering as much fun as Santa himself! For example, hear the blending of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” set to Peter Frampton’s “Show Me The Way!” Each song is funnier and yes, even more cleverly done than the one before it!

December 1 – 4, 7 – 11

Christmas With a Whole Lot of Soul

Featuring Ginger Commodore & Friends

Ginger Commodore

Sometimes it happens when you’re looking through an old family photo album. Other times the thought may come with the smell of a tasty treat baking in the oven. Or maybe it comes later, during the act of hanging an ornament on a tree. But something will eventually trigger the words, “OK, now it feels like Christmas.”

Ginger Commodore and friends brings you a program of Christmas classics and originals, remixed and reframed as R&B, soul, funk and gospel – Christmas…With a Whole Lot of Soul!  Classic holiday tunes like “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” “My Favorite Things,” “This Christmas,” “Mary, Did You Know?,” “Let It Snow” and more!  Plus some band originals laced with R&B stylings, jazz riffs and gospel harmonies.

December 14

North Country Christmas Featuring Kat Perkins

Featuring Kat Perkins – Finalist on NBC’s The Voice!

North Country Christmas Featuring Kat Perkins

Christmas is Kat Perkins’ favorite time of year! A Kat Perkins Christmas is an incredible blend of traditional Christmas songs with Kat’s modern spin. She incorporates her audience in fun crowd participation holiday songs and even features an up and coming young star at each venue. Together she has created a fun, rockin show to celebrate the holidays filled with great music, laughter and even her own original Christmas songs! It’s a must see all ages opportunity to bring the entire family!

December 15 – 17

Celtic Holiday Hooley

Fun for all ages!

Celtic Holiday Hooley

Returning by popular demand is Celtic Holiday Hooley! Come for some holiday family fun! This hosted variety show is a party for all ages with Irish music, stories, sketches, step dance, caroling and more. Beyond that, it’s wacky good fun for everyone with brief guest appearances from well-known holiday characters including The Grinch and yes, even Santa Claus! Presented by the O’Shea Irish Dancers (who appeared at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres in sold-out performances of Kickin’ It Irish.) Choreography and music by original Riverdancer, Cormac O’Sé, of Dublin.

December 18 – 20

Christmas on the Prairie

Featuring Boyd Lee, Aimée Lee and Mary Jane Alm With special guest, Grammy Award winner, Pat Donohue

Christmas on the Prairie

Spend your Christmas holiday with two of the Twin Cities most talked about groups as they join together for a rare and very special holiday concert! Mary Jane Alm and Aimée & Boyd Lee combine with the “New Shoes” band featuring Richard Kriehn, Joe Savage, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson – members of the “Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band,” a fixture on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion for over 20 years. Topping it off will be A Prairie Home Companion Grammy Award-winning guitarist and songwriter, Pat Donohue! Hear songs like “Sleigh Ride,” “Winter Song,” “O Holy Night,” “Away in a Manger,” “Run Run Rudolph,” “Winter Wonderland” and more! This will be a truly fabulous and extremely musical experience – Don’t miss it!

December 21 – 23

An Andy & Bing Christmas

Featuring Mick Sterling and Ben Utecht

Chanhassen Dinner Theaters concert series AndyBing web

When people are asked what their favorite Christmas albums are, the vast majority of people mention two albums: The classic “Andy Williams Christmas Album” and Bing Crosby’s “Merry Christmas” album. The songs are timeless and the treatments are a perfect reflection of the holiday season.

Join us at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres as CBM Productions brings you a wondrous night of Christmas classics with an extraordinary 19-piece orchestra. Featuring lead vocals by U of M alum and Super Bowl Champion, Ben Utecht, and Twin Cities favorite, Mick Sterling. They are joined onstage by delightful choral singers led by Cate Fierro, a full string section, a full array of percussion and a magnificent 4 piece horn section. Hear “The Elegance Orchestra” perform classic Andy Williams treatments of “Happy Holidays,” ”Jingle Bells,” “It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” and more along with timeless Bing Crosby favorites including “Mele Kelikimaka,” “Christmas in Kilarney” and, of course, “White Christmas.” Join us and experience the songs you hear on your stereo performed live at CDT. Merry Christmas!

December 26 – 30

Vintage Vegas New Years

Featuring the songs of Sinatra, Bennett, Garland, Darin and many more!

Vintage Vegas NYE

We are thrilled to debut this hip and explosive new show on the Fireside Theatre stage that features many of the members of the Andy & Bing Christmas Orchestra. Vintage Vegas New Years is going to be, without a doubt, one of the most amazing music events in the Twin Cities as this stellar orchestra, led by Mick Sterling and Cate Fierro, take you down the best path possible of legends including Sinatra, Bennett, Garland and many more. Huge and recognizable classics are in store for this show stopping debut music event!

December 31
Mistletoe Mischief

The funny folks at Stevie Ray’s Improv Comedy have created a new show for the holidays. Featuring comedy sketches, music, and improv – celebrate the season with laughter! You toss out suggestions & they create comedy on the spot!

November 26 – December 31

We sincerely hope you enjoy your visit with us!

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