The Nutcracker And Four Other Shows You NEED To See This Christmas

October 11th, 2018

The Nutcracker And Four Other Shows You NEED To See This Christmas

It's almost the most wonderful time of the year...

With the holiday season fast approaching it may be about time to start thinking of gift ideas and what to do with the family this festive time. From classic favorites to the hottest Broadway tours, find out what you need to see this Christmas!

1. George Balanchine's The Nutcracker
Academy of Music, December 7 - 31

As one of the few and most famous ballet companies to perform George Balanchine's iconic version of The Nutcracker, join the Pennsylvania Ballet once again as they take you on the journey of the lifetime this Christmas. With a whole host of talented dances, sets that will leave you agog and costumes that will listen all season long treat your family to the Christmas event of the year!

2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Academy of Music, November 6 - 18

The most perfect of family musicals heads to Philadelphia this holiday season. From the brilliant mind of Roald Dahl join Charlie Bucket as he goes on an adventure of a lifetime, proving that by being good and nice will earn you heaps of joy! Book Your Tickets


3. Matilda
Walnut Street Theatre November 6 - January 6

Another top of the range family hit lands in Philadelphia this Christmas as Roald Dahl's classic story of Matilda comes to life. With hit songs like 'Revoltin Children' and 'When I Grow Up' Tim Minchin's hit musical has wowed audiences across the globe. Don't miss it when it heads to the Walnut Street Theatre this November! Book Your Tickets


4. How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Merriam Theater, December 19 - 29

The Grinch and his miserable, anti-Christmas ways heads to Philadelphia this holiday season. But! Have no fear as young Who-girl from Whoville is on a mission to change his ways! A beloved tale for all ages, How The Grinch Stole Christmas is the perfect feel-good musical for the entire family this Christmas. Book Your Tickets


5. Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Wells Fargo Center, December 21

The rock-concert extravanganza returns this December with their lastest installment, Ghosts of Christmas Eve. Join these Christmas legends as they turn the usual festive concert on its head, with fire, lazers and lots of guitairs thrown in for good measure! Book Your Tickets

With something for everyone in Philadelphia this holiday season, step out of the cold and warm up with these hot shows!

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George Balanchines The Nutcracker, Academy of Music, Philadelphia

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

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George Balanchine's enduring and now iconic ballet The Nutcracker is performed by only a handful of American companies every holiday season, with Pennsylvania Ballet being one of the most famous, having...more info

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