The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a powerhouse for quality entertainment.
Taking center stage this December are Broadway shows, ballets, concerts, and stand-up comedy. Make your way to the Dr. Phillips Center this winter and treat yourself to an early Christmas gift. Which “present” will you open early?
Gary Gulman: Born on 3rd Base
Gary Gulman is an astounding comedian with a strong performance and mightier still at writing.
His recent HBO special The Great Depresh made viewers laugh and offers a different outlook on mental illness. Catch Gulman Born On 3rd Base on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 7 p.m.
Orlando Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker
The holiday season isn’t complete until you’ve experienced the ballet favorite The Nutcracker.
Go on a Christmas journey through the classic story of a toy nutcracker coming to life and taking a girl, Clara, on a magical adventure. Being a holiday favorite, The Nutcracker graces the stage on December 3-5 and 16-19, 2021. Showtimes vary.
Presented by Fairwinds Broadway in Orlando, the Broadway hit The Prom takes center stage at the Dr. Phillips Center.
This musical comedy was created by Tony Award winners and nominees. New York Magazine stated it’s “smart and big-hearted” and Variety proclaimed, “it’s so full of happiness that you think your heart is about to burst.” With such great reviews, The Prom is a musical performance you don’t want to miss. Show dates are from December 7-12, 2021. Times vary.
Orlando Opera Presents: The Secret River
Opera enthusiasts are excited about Opera Orlando debuting their new masterpiece The Secret River.
Based on the book written by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, the show is a one-act chamber that takes place somewhere close to home (yes, Central Florida) during the time of the Great Depression. The story follows a young girl named Calpurnia who goes on an adventurous quest in search of a secret river, which she believes will help her struggling family and her small town. Gather for an engaging, imaginative, and compelling production of The Secret River from December 17-19, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Christian Nodal: Botella Tras Botella Tour
Singer/songwriter Christian Nodal sure does perfectly blend norteño and mariachi.
Like most savvy social media users, Nodal used popular platforms to help him gain a following, which resulted in him signing with a record company. Since his online launch, Nodal has won three Latin Grammy Awards, two Billboard Latin Music Awards, and a Latin American Music Award. Experience the Christian Nodal with special guest Gera MX: Botella Tras Botella Tour on November 11 and 12, 2021, at 9 p.m.
An Evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson
Neil deGrasse Tyson brings expectations back down to Earth regarding how geopolitical, cultural, and economics limit space exploration in his latest talk he calls “Delusions of Space Enthusiasts.”
Tyson is a space enthusiast himself (and famous for it, especially his feelings for Pluto) who earned his BA in Physics from Harvard and his Ph.D. in Astrophysics. Yes, he knows his stuff. Enjoy An Evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.
Jim Gaffigan: The Fun Tour
Watch out Orlando—award-winning comedian Jim Gaffigan is coming to Dr. Phillips with his new stand-up routine Jim Gaffigan The Fun Tour, which is sure to be a side-splitter!
Gaffigan has been nominated for Grammys, won a Daytime Emmy, is a best-selling author and multi-platinum selling recording artist. His unique banter on his personal view of life makes his comedy extra funny and totally relatable. Get ready to laugh until you cry on December 30 and 31, 2021, at 7 p.m.
Enjoy a Comfortable Stay in Orlando
The Rosen Inn International is in the heart of International Drive and close to the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center.
A short drive from your show at Dr. Phillips, deluxe accommodations and family-fun amenities such as swimming pools, a playground, and an arcade await. Rest assured knowing we are dedicated to the highest standards of cleanliness and safety for the well-being of our guests and associates. Our total commitment includes new hotel features such as clear protective borders between you and our front desk staff, frequently cleaned common areas and touchpoints, hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the hotel, and the use of hospital-grade disinfectants in all guestrooms. Read all the details on our Rosen’s Total Commitment page.
To book your room at Rosen Inn International, call 407-996-1600 today, or click “Check Room Availability” at the top of the page.