Plan ahead: Jared Bradshaw salutes Bing Crosby at Marriott
See singer/songwriter twin brothers Matthew and Gunnar Nelson take on holiday classics in the concert "Christmas with the Nelsons" on Sunday, Dec. 1, at the Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. $29-$38. (815) 356-9212 or raucenter.org. 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1
"The Great Russian Nutcracker" returns to the Rosemont Theatre for two performances on Sunday, Dec. 8.
- Courtesy of Moscow Ballet
The Moscow Ballet returns to perform its take on the beloved Christmas ballet called the "Great Russian Nutcracker" for two shows on Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont. $49-$175. (800) 745-3000 or rosemonttheatre.com. 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8
Broadway veteran Jared Bradshaw ("Jersey Boys," "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory") stars in the Artists Lounge Live concert "Swingin' on a Star, A Salute to Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters" for two shows on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. $50 (not including taxes and fees). (847) 634-0200 or marriotttheatre.com or artistsloungelive.com. 3 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17