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Here’s What’s Opening this December in New York

December 1, 2016 by Juliana Panzera
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Need a break from all of your holiday shopping and cookie baking? Take a few hours and see one of these shows opening this month!

1. A Bronx Tale – Opening December 1

Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy
Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy

Adapted from the book and film of the same name by Chazz Palminteri, this mafia tale tells the story of a man forced to chose between loyalty and love with book and lyrics by Palminteri and Glenn Slater and music by Alan Menken. A Bronx Tale officially opens December 1 at the Longacre Theatre.

2. Dear Evan Hansen – Opening December 4

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Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy

This contemporary musical by writing duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul explores the aftermath of a tragedy through the eyes of an outsider who hopelessly wants to fit in. Dear Evan Hansen opens at the Music Box Theatre on December 4.

3. In Transit – Opening December 11

Photo Credit: In Transit Broadway
Photo Credit: In Transit Broadway

Broadway’s first a cappella musical has officially arrived! Frozen Academy Award-winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez wrote the book, music, and lyrics for the new musical about the interconnected lives of a group of New York City commuters. Opening at the Circle in the Square Theatre December 11. Enter the daily lottery for the chance to win $39 tickets.

4. Metropolitan Opera

Photo Credit: The Metropolitan Opera
Photo Credit: The Metropolitan Opera

It’s a busy month of openings at the Metropolitan Opera this December, including L’Amor de Loin,  Salome, Nabucco and The Magic Flute. A trip to the opera is the ultimate night out and you can get tickets from just $25 on TodayTix.

5. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical – Opening December 1

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Photo Credit: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer the Musical

This holiday classic is the perfect excursion for the whole family. Spend a little quality time in the North Pole with Rudolph this holiday season. Tickets are available on TodayTix from just $29.

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