Take a break from the holiday mayhem this week and tumble down the rabbit hole. Quintessence Theatre Group presents Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, an adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale. "A theatrical event for the whole family, Quintessence’s special brand of imagination theatre will take you on a whirlwind adventure with Alice." A schedule of showtimes can be found here. Tickets are available for purchase online. Monday, December 15th-Sunday, January 4th, $15-$34, The Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Avenue.
Calling all cinephiles and scary movie enthusiasts: The Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA) will host a free screening of the locally produced horror-meets-drama flick, Morris County, this Tuesday evening. By award-winning writer and director Matthew Garrett, the film "presents a trilogy of thematically connected stories as gruesome as they are tragic and heartfelt." For more information, click here. Tuesday, December 16th, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., PhilaMOCA, 531 N. 12th Street.
If you've been mumbling "bah humbugs" under your breath since the first of the month and feel yourself dangerously close to stabbing your neighbors blow-up Santa, you're not alone. Flashpoint Theatre Company is bringing The Santaland Diariesto the stage, a hilarious comedy written by the master of sarcasm and ultimate cynic himself–David Sedaris. Directed by Matt Pfeiffer, the show follows the main character, Crumpet, "at his new full-time job as a Macy’s elf and serves up the antidote to your holiday bitterness." For more information, click here. Tickets are available for purchase online. Wednesday, December 17th-Sunday, December 21st, 8 p.m. (3 p.m. for Sunday's show), $22-$25, Flashpoint Theatre Company, 1636 Sansom Street.
Don your most festive pair of party pants and prepare to get good and jolly at the 17th annual Reindeer Romp bar crawl, all for a great cause. Crawlers can head to the 12 participating locations in no particular order, enjoying great drink specials all evening long, including $3 seasonal craft brews courtesy of Sam Adams. No need to worry about walking: a complimentary trolley will provide transportation to stops along the crawl. Admission ($10 and a toy) will benefit Feel The Warmth and Children's Hospital. Oh, and you get to wear antlers. For more information, click here. Tickets are available for purchase online. Thursday, December 18th, 6 p.m.-2 a.m., $10 and a toy or lightly used jacket or coat, various locations, Fairmount area.
Mosey over to Tin Angel this week to hear the musical stylings of singer/songwriter Lee DeWyze, former American Idol champ. Try not to hold that accolade against him, his soft melodies have a warm, comforting familiarity, a vocal bear-hug perfect for a chilly winter weeknight. Check out some of his tunes right here. Tickets are available for purchase online. Thursday, December 18th, 8 p.m., $20, Tin Angel, 20 S. 2nd Street.
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