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5 Shows You Need To See In Boston This Holiday Season

November 11, 2016 by TodayTix
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The holidays are quickly approaching, and that means copious amounts of food, family, and stress. The perfect antidote? An afternoon at the theater, of course. Bring along the extended family (Or just go alone!) Here are five shows to check out this year:

1. Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker

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Photo Credit: Boston Ballet

An afternoon at The Nutcracker is the perfect diversion from an otherwise hectic holiday season. This classic story comes to life with an energetic production by Boston Ballet.

2. Bedroom Farce

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Photo Credit: Nile Hawver/Nile Scott

This rollicking comedy—the latest offering in Huntington Theatre Company’s 2016-2017 season—is a hilarious tale of marital misunderstandings. Take your wacky Aunt to this fun night at the theater!

3. Shear Madness

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Photo Credit: Shear Madness

Over 11 million people worldwide have experienced the fun, spontaneity, and sheer hilarity of this comedy whodunnit. Shear Madness is a Boston institution, and it’s the perfect show to attend with out-of-town guests!

4. Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Cirque Dreamz: Holidaze
Photo Credit: Cirque Productions

Hailed by the New York Daily News as a “delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleigh load,” Cirque Dreams: Holidaze involves everything from soaring acrobatics to classic holiday musical numbers. We hear Santa makes an appearance, too.

5. Anything at ImprovBoston

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Photo Credit: ImprovBoston

Holiday stress got you down? Laugh it off with a night of comedy! ImprovBoston is New England’s go-to for improv, sketch, and stand-up theatrical experiences. Don’t miss one of their many offerings this holiday season.

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