With A Christmas Carol, its annual holiday gift to Atlanta, the Alliance Theatre is offering free tickets to veterans as well as five special family nights.


Veterans can show their military ID in person at the box office window to redeem complimentary tickets for performances at 8 p.m. Nov. 23, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Nov. 24 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 25. Tickets for vets are available via walk-up only and limited to nine tickets per veteran ID. Not valid on previously purchased tickets. Based on availability. (Vets can also get tickets to the 3:30 p.m. performance of Charlotte’s Web on Feb. 23, 2013.) The offer comes compliments of a grant from the Home Depot Foundation.

The family packages include parking, family photos, pre-show choir performances and four tickets to the show for $125. Kids are encouraged to wear their pajamas and to bring a new pair of PJs for the Carter’s-sponsored Pajama Program, which gives PJs to children in need, most of whom are in foster care. Carter’s, which specializes in children’s clothing, is sponsoring the family nights.

To get the package, buy your tickets online HERE and use the promo code FAMILY (offer not valid on previously purchased tickets and based on availability). The family performances are at 7 p.m. Dec. 6, 13 and 20; 8 p.m. Dec. 14 and 21; and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 21. Note: PJs can be donated at any performance through Dec. 23. Choirs providing the pre-show entertainment are as follows:

  • Thursday, Dec. 6: Marist School
  • Thursday, Dec. 13: West Side Elementary School Singing Stingers
  • Friday, Dec. 14: Ralph Johnson and Carolers
  • Thursday, Dec. 2: Suwanee Christian School
  • Friday, Dec. 21 (both shows): Decatur First United Methodist Church

About Kathy Janich

Kathy Janich is a longtime arts journalist who has been seeing, working in or writing about the performing arts for most of her life. She's a member of the Theatre Communications Group, the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, Americans for the Arts and the National Arts Marketing Project. Full disclosure: She’s also an artistic associate at Synchronicity Theatre.

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