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What to See this Holiday Season in Boston

December 4, 2016 by TodayTix
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Looking for a special something to celebrate the holidays? We’ve got you covered. Here are our top picks of what to see in Boston this Holiday season.

Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Boston Ballet
Photo Credit: Boston Ballet

Boston Opera House, November 25 – December 31

From the captivating dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy to the iconic snow scene, this enchanting classical ballet – set to the beloved music of Tchaikovsky – continues to enthrall audiences of all ages. This classic story comes to life with an energetic production by Boston Ballet. Get Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker tickets here.


Photo Credit: A.R.T.

A.R.T’s Loeb Drama Center, December 4 – January 8

Nothing is quite it seems in this mystery set in the shadows of Victorian England. Spiraling through London streets, madhouses, and a stifling mansion with a shocking secret, Fingersmith is a thrilling night at the theatre. Get tickets to Fingersmith here.

Murder For Two

murder for two
Photo Credit: Lyric Stage Company

Lyric Stage Company, November 25 – December 24

In this hilarious musical, one actor plays the detective and one actor plays all the suspects! This witty, winking homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries is a great alternative to more traditional holiday fare. Get Murder for Two tickets here.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Photo Credit: Boston Children's Theatre
Photo Credit: Boston Children’s Theatre

Boston Children’s Theater, November 26 – December 23

Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy and all the Peanuts gang as they produce their own Christmas pageant and ultimately learn the true meaning of Christmas! Get tickets to A Charlie Brown Christmas here.

Shear Madness

shear madness
Photo Credit: Shear Madness

Charles Playhouse, Ongoing

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

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