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Top Holiday Musicals and Performances in New York
December 9th, 2019 | Sports & Entertainment
Can’t get enough of holiday celebrations? We’re just getting started! Every year, New York’s world-class venues bring cheer, nostalgia and art to the city. Snag your tickets for these amazing holiday shows in New York, from ballet to musicals to concerts.
Radio City Christmas Spectacular
Location: Radio City Music Hall, 1260 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10020
The No. 1 holiday show in New York features the world-famous Rockettes of Radio City Music Hall. The Christmas Spectacular has everything that makes this season the most wonderful time of the year: Santa Claus, reindeer, toy soldiers, candies, Christmas trees and decorations, and much more.
A Christmas Carol
Location: Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036
Charles Dickens’s classic tale, A Christmas Carol is now a Broadway musical by Jack Thorne. The story of Scrooge and the visit of the three ghosts of Christmas has been reimagined as a musical with heart-warming songs and traditional Christmas carols.
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker
Location: David H. Koch Theater, 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
Head to Lincoln Center for one of the most iconic choreographies in the world: George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. The set, costumes and exquisite moves of the New York City Ballet dancers are sure to delight anyone, not just ballet lovers.
Lincoln Center New Year’s Eve Concert
Location: David Geffen Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
If you prefer to attend a beautiful and festive classical music concert, Lincoln Center’s New Year’s Eve Concert won’t disappoint. This year’s performance will celebrate the works of Stephen Sondheim. Listen to the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and Tony Award winner Katrina Lenk perform songs of Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George and more.
Cirque du Soleil ‘Twas the Night Before: A New Christmas Classic
Location: Hulu Theater at MSG, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001
Be among the first to marvel at Cirque du Soleil’s brand new Christmas show: “‘Twas the Night Before, A New Christmas Classic.” See the talented artists and performers bring to life a new version of the classic story with a magical twist that only Cirque du Soleil can achieve.