In their new Christmas show, the famous-for-decades brother-and-sister act perform just about every popular Christmas tune known to humanity, yet still manage to walk the audience down a retro lane past "Puppy Love," "Go Away Little Girl" and anything else a child of the 1970s could hope their former idols might sing. If there is a bell, it is jingled. If they had a hit, it is hit. The show is short on quieter, gentler moments, but the Osmonds clearly understand that their audience needs to see that they have lost none of their energy. Donny and Marie, whose remarkable pipes remain stellar and whose personalities have only become more interesting with time, fight on.
Through Dec. 24 at the Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St.; $37-$100 at 800-775-2000 and broadwayinchicago.com
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