The St. George Theatre has been a staple of North Shore entertainment for a whopping 85 years. To celebrate, the theater is hosting a series of holiday-themed events this month.

On Friday, December 5th, the theater will present Irving Berlin's classic musical "Holiday Inn" starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. The viewing party begins at 7pm, and the movie will begin at 8pm. This event is free for all ages.

On Saturday, December 6th, at 8pm, a "Doo-Wop Extravaganza" will take place. The concert will feature the musical doo-wop stylings of Bobby Rydell, Charlie Thomas & The Drifters, Jay Siegal & The Tokens, and The Tymes. Tickets run from $25-$60.

From Friday, December 12th through Sunday, December 14th, the theater will present its annual Christmas Show. The show will highlight holiday scenes from Staten Island to Manhattan to the North Pole. The actors number more than 100 and are all volunteers. There will also be a live orchestra and a Living Nativity sequence. Showtimes are 3pm and 7pm and tickets range from $10-$40. Proceeds are put toward the St. George Theater Restoration, Inc., which has raised over $1 million to date.

On Sunday, December 21st, the Vickey Simegiatos Dance Company will put on their full-length rendition of the famed ballet, The Nutcracker. Special guests will be joining the performs on stage. Tickets range from $19-$49 and showtimes are 1pm and 6pm.

On Monday, December 29, Plaza Theatricals will present a live performance of "Frosty the Snowman." Running time is approximately one hour and the whole family is welcome, ages 3 and up. Tickets are $20 and the show begins at 6pm.

All tickets for these performances are available through Ticketmaster, or by calling the St. George Theatre box office at (718) 442-2900.

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