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Top Holiday Shows in New York

November 12th, 2019 New York City Events

Radio City Rockettes dancing as part of holiday show.

The holiday season is just around the corner! New York is getting the mistletoe, window displays and eggnog ready. If you’re coming to the city during the most magical time of year, seeing a holiday show is a must. Here are our favorites.  

A Christmas Carol 

Location: Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036
Date: Until January 5, 2020
Tickets: From $49 
A Christmas Carol is a timeless Christmas story written by Charles Dickens. The story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his path to understanding the spirit of the holiday is now a Broadway musical. Created by Jack Thorne, this musical includes 12 classic Christmas carols. 

The Christmas Spectacular featuring The Rockettes 

Location: Radio City Music Hall, 1260 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10020, United States
Date: Until January 5, 2020
Tickets: From $25
The ultimate holiday experience has to be The Christmas Spectacular featuring The Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. A show unlike any other, The Christmas Spectacular will have children and adults on the edge of their seats. It combines masterful choreographies, holiday music, projections and the uncanny precision of the talented Rockettes. 

The Nutcracker Ballet

Location: David H. Koch Theater, 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
Date: November 29, 2019–January 5, 2020
Tickets: From $60
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker Ballet first premiered in 1954. Since then, his choreography and Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite have been one of New York’s most cherished Christmas traditions. Today, the New York City Ballet and Lincoln Center continue to bring this ballet to life every year. Purchase your tickets early to get better seats. 

The Illusionists - Magic of the Holidays

Location: Neil Simon Theatre, 250 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019
Date: November 29, 2019–January 5, 2020
Tickets: From $79
The Illusionists is offering a spin on the typical holiday shows. The Magic of the Holidays is a show in the heart of Broadway that brings together high-tech, spectacular tricks and mind-blowing magic performances from top illusionists. 

Cirque du Soleil 'Twas the Night Before: A New Christmas Classic 

Location: Hulu Theater at MSG, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001 
Date: December 12–29, 2019
Tickets: From $46
Another jaw-dropping performance is Cirque du Soleil’s first ever Christmas show! Be part of this inaugural performance and experience the classic tale of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas in a way that you would never have imagined.  

Get the best deal for your New York holiday! Consult The New Yorker Hotel’s special offers and book your room in the heart of Midtown. 

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