Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Live on Stage Soars to Sioux Falls

December 10, 2018

Touring Musical is Stage Adaptation of Highest Rated Christmas TV Special of All Time

Sioux Falls, SD  – Following four successful years of touring and more than 350 performances, the “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest running and highest rated holiday television special will fly into Sioux Falls at the Washington Pavilion on December 16, 2018 at 1 and 6 p.m. for a live show with the critically acclaimed RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL ( 

The North American tour kicked off November 16, 2018 in Dayton, OH before soaring coast to coast to more than 40 cities. The world’s most famous reindeer and a holly jolly cast of iconic characters including Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius and the Abominable Snow Monster help Santa save Christmas.

In 1964, the beloved stop-motion animated television classic, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” made its network television debut and has been delighting audiences across the country for over 50 years. 

“RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL is a wonderful new way to experience this family tradition,” says producing partner Jonathan Flom. 

Projections, costumes and characters are faithfully brought to the stage against a backdrop of nostalgic set designs. The 12-foot-plus-tall Abominable Snow Monster is jaw-dropping. The cast brings high energy to classic songs and dialogue, while irresistible and loveable puppets highlight the charming “rough-ness” from the television show’s stop-motion effects. 

Tickets are on sale at the Washington Pavilion Box Office at 301 S. Main Ave, by calling (605) 367-6000 or at Special pricing is available for groups of 15 or more.

The Washington Pavilion is the region’s home for the arts, entertainment and science. Located in a beautifully renovated historic building in downtown Sioux Falls, it is one of only a few facilities in the world to bring together under one roof the performing arts, visual arts and interactive science. The vast array of high quality programming and educational activities available through the Husby Performing Arts Center, Kirby Science Discovery Center, Visual Arts Center and the Community Learning Center ensures that people of all ages and walks of life can rely upon the Washington Pavilion to inspire, educate, entertain and enrich. There is, indeed, something for everyone here. For information about our programs, please call (605) 367-7397 or visit our website at