The Christmas Songs: Holiday Albums from Broadway to Brighten the Season

By Playbill Staff
24 Dec 2013

Tis the season and is sharing some essential albums to help our readers get in the holiday spirit.

From Julie Andrews to Kristin Chenoweth, from the cast albums of A Christmas Carol and Elf, to classics from Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand, here are some holiday albums to enjoy this season:

"The Judy Garland Christmas Album"
Culled from Garland's televised Christmas special, the album features the entertainer performing "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" and "Over the Rainbow," in addition to a duet of "The Christmas Song" with Mel Tormé, as well as performances from friends and family including Liza Minnelli ("Steam Heat"), "Consider Yourself:" (Joe Luft/Lorna Luft), "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town" (Lorna Luft) and more.