ABBA THE CONCERT PERFORMED BY ABBAGAINGermany: Koblenz (Sporthalle Oberwerth) Jan. 20, Sinsheim (Messe) Jan. 21, Karlsruhe (Europahalle) Jan. 22.

APASIONATAGermany: Munich (Olympiahalle) Jan. 8.

O2 CHRISTMAS SPECTACULARfeaturing Rhydian Roberts, Ruthie Henshall, more U.K.: London (O2 Arena) Dec. 23.


MATTHEW BOURNE’S “CINDERELLA” (ballet)U.K.: London (Sadler’s Wells) runs through Jan. 23.

MUSICAL HIGHLIGHTSGermany: Frankenthal (Congress Forum) Jan. 1, Mannheim (Kulturhaus) Jan. 20.

NATIONAL TV AWARDSU.K.: London (O2 Arena) Jan. 26.

PANTOMIMES The following pantomimes — musical-comedy theater productions traditionally performed during the holiday season — are scheduled for regional theaters near U.S. bases. U.K.: Cambridge (Arts Theatre) “Aladdin,” through Jan. 16, Harrogate (Harrogate Theatre) “Dick Whittington” through Jan. 15, Leeds (Grand Theatre) “The Adventures of Pinocchio” Dec. 17-31, Oxford (Playhouse) “Cinderella” through Jan. 16, Bury St. Edmunds (Theatre Royal Bury St. Edmunds) “Mother Goose” through January, Norwich (Theatre Royal Norwich) “Jack and the Beanstalk,” Dec. 14-Jan. 16, York (Theatre Royal) “Jack and the Beanstalk” through Jan. 29.

ROCKSTAR TASTE OF CHAOS featuring Disturbed, Papa Roach, Buckcherry, HalestormU.K.: Manchester (Manchester Central) Dec. 12., Nottingham (Trent FM Arena) Dec. 15

SCHWANENSEE (Russian ballet)Germany: Mannheim (Rosengarten) Dec. 27.

THE BLUES BROTHERS MUSICALGermany: Mannheim (Rosengarten) Dec. 25, Freiburg (Konzerthaus) Jan. 4, Stuttgart (Liederhalle) Jan. 5.

X FACTOR LIVE 2011U.K.: London (Wembley Arena) March 5, Manchester (Evening News Arena) March 12, London (O2 Arena) March 19, Nottingham (Nottingham Arena) March 22.

XFM WINTER WONDERLANDU.K.: London (Brixton Academy) Dec. 15 featuring the Manic Street Preachers, Two Door Cinema Club, White Lies, Mona.

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