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Published: Monday, December 2, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, November 29, 2013 at 5:55 p.m.

The Hippodrome Theatre's annual holiday productions of “A Tuna Christmas,” directed by Lauren Caldwell for the first time, and “A Christmas Carol,” with Rusty Salling in his 24th year as Scrooge, alternate in performances through Dec. 22. Children receive free admission through Dec. 11 with a paying adult and donation of a non-perishable food item or unwrapped new toy.

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The Hippodrome Theatre's annual holiday productions of “A Tuna Christmas,” directed by Lauren Caldwell for the first time, and “A Christmas Carol,” with Rusty Salling in his 24th year as Scrooge, alternate in performances through Dec. 22.

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“A Tuna Christmas”: 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 22, Hippodrome Theatre. Tickets: $15-$35, two tickets for $20 available through Sunday. (375-4477, www.thehipp.org)

“A Christmas Carol”: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 and 4 p.m. Saturdays, Hippodrome Theatre. Tickets: $15-$35. (375-4477, www.thehipp.org)

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THEATER

The national tour of “Hello, Dolly!” starring Sally Struthers in the title role, brings the Tony Award-winning musical to the Phillips Center for a performance today.

“Hello, Dolly!” starring Sally Struthers: 7:30 p.m. today, Phillips Center, 3201 Hull Road. Tickets: $45-$65, $20 for UF students. (392-2787, Ticketmaster.com)

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The Gainesville Community Playhouse production of “Seussical the Musical,” featuring characters and storylines from Dr. Seuss books, continues through Dec. 22.

“Seussical the Musical”: 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 22, Vam York Theatre, 4039 NW 16th Blvd. Tickets: $16, $12 for seniors, students and children. (376-4949, Gcplayhouse.org)

music

The annual “Sounds of the Season” concert, featuring the University of Florida Symphony Orchestra, Concert Choir, Gainesville Civic Chorus and other ensembles, begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Phillips Center.

“Sounds of the Season — The Twelfth Day of Christmas”: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Phillips Center, 3201 Hull Road. Free. (392-2787)

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The Santa Fe Singers along with choral ensembles from the Vocal Jazz Class and Santa Fe's own version of Il Divo perform a holiday concert on Thursday.

The Santa Fe Singers: 7:30 p.m. Thursday , Fine Arts Hall, Santa Fe College, 3000 NW 83rd St. Tickets: $12-$15, $9 for seniors and children, free for Santa Fe students and staff. (395-4181)

AT THE MOVIES

“Out of the Furnace”: Drama

BOOK RELEASES

“Command Authority”: Tom Clancy

“The Gods of Guilt”: Michael Connelly

“Deadly”: Sara Shepard

“Gabriel's Redemption”: Sylvain Reynard

ALBUM RELEASES

“Britney Jean”: Britney Spears

“Days of Gold”: Jake Owen

“Life, Love & Hope”: Boston

“The Stars Look Very Different Today”: Ben Allison

DVD RELEASES

“The Wolverine”: Action adventure

“The Smurfs 2”: Animated

“The Mortal Instruments — City of Bones”: Action

“Drinking Buddies”: Comedy

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