The holiday season is a magical time, and what better way to celebrate than to take in a festive performance? Get into the spirit of the season with an afternoon or evening out at one of these family-friendly holiday shows in Boston!
November 25-December 31 :: Boston
New England’s favorite holiday tradition is back at the Citizen’s Bank Opera House. Revel in the artistry as you are taken on the beautiful journey with Clara!
November 25-December 11 :: Boston
Cirque du Soleil puts an exhilarating spin on the beloved Christmas tale in their first-ever Christmas production in New England. This festive show brings a flurry of love, Christmas cheer, thrilling acrobatics, and hugely lovable characters that will create a new holiday tradition for families to cherish!
December 1-23 :: Beverly
This award-winning production was created specifically for North Shore Music Theatre and has been seen by more than one million people since its debut in 1989!
December 1-24 :: Boston
December 2-18 :: Boston
This gospel telling of the Christmas story will sweep you away! This highly energetic song-play is narrated in Black vernacular speech, featuring a dramatic “pas de deux” performed to African drums in which the dancing Mary delivers the newly born Christ child to a mesmerized audience.
December 16-28 :: Boston
Every December, the Cambridge Revels community gathers in Harvard University’s historic Sanders Theatre to celebrate the season through the traditional songs, dances, and stories of cultures from around the world.
December 17-23 :: Boston
This adaptation of the Nutcracker is a beloved Boston tradition. Anchored by classical ballet, the performances also include a broad range of dance forms such as tap, hip-hop, flamenco, and jazz, accompanied by a small live orchestra of local musicians.
December 21-23 :: Brookline
Celebrate the season with a family-friendly singalong featuring dancing snowmen, jingle bells, and lots of snowy fun! Two friendly performers guide children (and their grownups) through songs, stories, and imagination games. Especially designed for the youngest audiences, this highly interactive puppet cabaret includes many holiday favorites, as well as songs of wintertime cheer from cultures around the world.
December 29 :: Worcester
This contemporary dance spectacle is a re-mixed and re-imagined version of the classic, smashing hip hop dance and Tchaikovksy’s timeless music together to create an experience that the whole family will love!