One Night Only! Vanguard Theater Presents ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert’ Wednesday

Vanguard Theater Company presents “The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert” on December 23, online, at 8PM EST for a One Night Only event!

Vanguard Theater Company has teamed up with Isaac Carlson of Wotso Videos to stream “The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert” for a one night only event on Wednesday, December 23, at 8PM EST on Carlson’s YouTube channel.

Patrick Swailes Caldwell as Jack Skellington

Directed by students and mentored by Broadway and NY Theater professionals, “Nightmare in Concert” is the first production of Vanguard’s VTC NEXT, a program designed to train the next generation of behind the scenes and off-stage theater artists.

The concert features professional actors Patrick Swailes Caldwell (THE OFFICE PARODY) as Jack Skellington, Lawrence Dandridge (SISTER ACT NATIONAL TOUR) as Santa Claus, Branden R. Mangan (CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY NATIONAL TOUR) as Oogie Boogie, and Veronica Gonmiah (SOMETHING LIKE A FAIRY TALE) as Sally.

Veronica Gonmiah as Sally

Tickets are “pay what you can,” with all proceeds going to fund scholarships for VTC NEXT, which aims to create a pipeline for a more equitable theater industry. More information at

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