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December 2013
It's scientifically proven that experiences make you happier than material possessions, so make someone really happy this holiday season and give the gift of tickets! Since The Alden presents a diverse selection of fantastic acts in our season, we bet you can find the perfect experience for nearly everyone. Need some help? Just call our box office at 703-790-9223, and we'll be glad to assist you in selecting a show. Or visit to check out everything we have to offer.
December's don't-miss event
Alden theatre

Theatre IV's production of
"The Shoemaker and the Christmas Elves"

Saturday, Dec. 14 at 2 pm.

Couldn't you and your family use a break this month? Join us as Theatre IV takes a yuletide spin on the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale in this delightful musical! Recommended for ages 5 and older.

$15/$10 MCC tax district residents

More great stuff!
Take a look at what we have in store for you this month and even next year.

Free Events

Free movie musicals
"Funny Girl"

Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 1 p.m.
"People." People who need Barbra are the luckiest people in the world this month. Join us for Patron Services Manager Evelyn Hill's selection for our movie musical series.

Code 20: Proceed to Improv

Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m.
Always free and always the second Thursday of the month, Code 20 is an evening of improv comedy and coffeehouse-style entertainment. Held at the Old Firehouse Teen Center and hosted by The Alden's teen company Studio Rep.

The Bard is COMing!

American Shakespeare Center on Tour is returning to The Alden for two shows on January 25, and we're celebrating all January long with Shakespeare Month. You can check out Shakespeare-themed movie musicals and silent films, become a Shakespeare expert, experience fantastic live productions of "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and "Othello," or select all of the above!
COming up at the ALden
It's never too early to buy tickets to upcoming events, especially with an early-bird discount to selected performances.

Saturday, Jan. 4 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 11 at 1 p.m.
Speakers and Education
Sunday, Jan. 12 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Silent Film
Friday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m.
MLK Day Celebration
Saturday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m.
American Shakespeare Center on Tour
"The Merry Wives of Windsor"
Saturday, Jan. 25 at 8 p.m.
American Shakespeare Center on Tour

Box Office

Wednesday and Thursday, 5 p.m.-9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 12 p.m.-9 p.m.
The box office is always open one hour prior to any ticketed performance.
The box office will be closed December 25-31, but the virtual box office is always open at with no fees for Alden-presented events.

Box office phone number for information: 703-790-9223, TTY: 711. Phone number to purchase tickets: 1-866-811-4111, $2.00 convenience fee applies to phone orders.
You made it!
Thanks for reading all the way to the end. As our way of thanking you, we'd like to offer you $5 tickets to the January silent movie with live music. Just enter the promo code "Newsletter" when buying tickets at
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