Celebrate the festive season with twinkling light displays, spectacular fireworks, and top shows that include classics like The Nutcracker and Christmas Carol as well as stunning new shows like Cirque Dreams Holidaze, and a Magical Cirque Christmas. Add in some curated craft shows and you’re set for the season.
About: There are only a few shows of this magical touring holiday concert that bursts with energy, song and dance routines designed to dazzle. Broadway Director Neil Goldberg searched the world to assemble twenty of the world’s best acts incomparable cirque artists and theatrical talent to wow audiences nationwide. This critically acclaimed extravaganza has over 300 costumes and boasts snowmen, flying reindeer, penguins, toy soldiers, and gingerbread figures that perform gravity-defying feats, and Santa appears too! This is a must-see show.
When: December 4-9. Weeknights at 7:30 pm. Saturday, Dec 8 at 11:00 am, 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Sunday, Dec 9 at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm.
Cost: From $35.
About: For one night only the world-class Russian ballet troupe arrives in Boston to weave a magical spell as they dance the story of Clara and her Nutcracker doll, and the adventures she experiences. The show features hand-painted sets, jubilant life-size Matryoshka nesting dolls, and Russian Snow Maidens. Kids will be awed by the performance and wide-eyed with delight.
When: Wednesday, December 19 at 7:00 pm.