Get in the Spirit of the Season with Holiday Theater in NYC
Festive Holiday Theater in NYC
One more reason New York City is the holiday capital of the world, festive seasonal shows light up stages across Manhattan every year. Catching a production of How the Grinch Stole Christmas or The Radio City Christmas Spectacular has long been one of the most treasured things to do during the holidays in NYC. Some of the best shows to get you in the spirit include:
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
Adapted from the classic Dr. Seuss story, this fresh take on everyone's favorite curmudgeon turned do-gooder features songs you and your kids will be singing the rest of the season.
The Radio City Christmas Spectacular
Celebrating 87 years of high-kicking Rockettes, this New York holiday tradition has something for everyone - long legged dancers, Santa Claus, and the story of Jesus.
Christmas with the Crawfords
This zany show features a man (Joey Arias) playing the actress Joan Crawford in a surreal reenactment of her 1949 Christmas radio show. It's over-the-top laughs are guaranteed to put a smile on your face for days.
A Christmas Memory
The Irish Repertory Theatre has lovingly adapted the Truman Capote short story of the same name into a heart-warming musical. The result is a show that captures the family-centric meaning of the holiday with grace and humor.
If you're happier on the naughty list (and who isn't?), this is the show for you. A sexy burlesque spin on the famous holiday ballet, the adults-only show runs through January 31st.