Christmas and Holiday Shows on Staten Island and Nearby
There are many Christmas and holiday shows on Staten Island and nearby for families to enjoy during this time of year. From the annual Christmas Show at the St. George Theatre on Staten Island to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, there are many shows planned in the metro area this holiday season. Browse this list of Christmas and holiday shows on Staten Island and nearby, and have a joyous holiday season!
Holiday Shows on Staten Island
Wagner College Theatre, One Campus Road
Nov. 16-17, 8pm; Nov. 18, 8pm and 2pm; Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 8pm; Dec. 2, 8pm and 2pm; Dec. 3, 2pm
$25-32; $18-20, child; $23-30, seniors
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s partnership both dominated and became synonymous with the Golden Age of Broadway. Reimagined as a musical revue, A Grand Night for Singing takes a fresh look at some of the duo’s greatest pieces. Use the coupon code: siparent at checkout for 10% off tickets.
St. Alban’s Church, 76 St. Alban’s Place
Dec. 2, 6:30pm
Bring the family to enjoy a merry and magical version of Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale starring Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and their Muppet friends.
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St. George Theatre, 35 Hyatt St.
Dec. 8, 7pm; Dec. 9, 2 and 6pm; Dec. 10, 2 and 6pm
One of the most popular holiday shows on Staten Island and celebrating its 20th year, this two-hour production is a high-energy, rhinestone-studded series of songs and dances that the whole family will enjoy.
Conference House, 298 Satterlee St.
Dec. 9, 12-2pm
See the Conference House decorated for the holidays and enjoy a live holiday musical duet performance.
Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Ave.
Dec. 22, 6-7pm
$40; $35 ages 11 and younger
Enjoy a special presentation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” by storyteller Jonathan Kruk, with musical accompaniment by harpist Erika Lieberman.
Holiday Shows in NJ, Manhattan and Brooklyn
There are many Christmas and holiday shows on Staten Island, but there are many nearby that families will enjoy, too.
Holiday Shows in New Jersey
Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St., Morristown, NJ
Nov. 26, 2 and 5pm
This heartwarming holiday classic comes to life as Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the whole Peanuts gang produce their own Christmas play and ultimately learn the true meaning of the season. Adapted from Charles M. Schulz’s timeless story of the spirit of Christmas.
NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark
Dec. 26, 7pm
Get ready for lots of amazing fun. This annual tradition wraps a Broadway-style show around an infusion of contemporary circus arts. As lights dim and the music swells, audiences will have visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads as a cast of holiday storybook characters come to life.
Holiday Shows in Manhattan and Brooklyn
Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan
Nov. 17-Jan. 1; Check the schedule on the website
Tickets start at $49
It’s time for the fun and famous Christmas Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall! Show run time is 90 minutes with no intermission.
The Theater at Madison Square Garden, 4 Penn Plaza, Manhattan
Dec. 7-28, Tuesdays-Sundays; Check the schedule on the website
Tickets start at $46
‘Twas the Night Before… by Cirque du Soleil returns to NYC. Enjoy a thrilling interpretation of this Christmas classic.
The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal St., Manhattan
Begins Nov. 26; check the schedule on the website.
See this lively adaptation of the classic Dickens’ tale. Follow along with Ebenezer Scrooge as he is visited by four ghosts. See what happens when he gets a glimpse of his own future if he doesn’t change his life.
New York City Fire Museum, 278 Spring St., Manhattan
Dec. 3, 12-2pm
Check this out: Watch in awe as an FDNY ladder truck goes on a daring mission to rescue Santa Claus! Once he’s safe and sound and rescued, Santa will take visits and gift requests on the museum’s third floor, along with other fun family activities.
The Church of St. Paul the Apostle, W. 60 Street and Columbus Avenue, Manhattan
Dec. 7, 8-10pm
Enjoy some sounds of the season at this holiday concert that will feature original Broadway-style arrangements of beloved, nostalgic Christmas music performed by a dozen Broadway stars, a 25-piece orchestra, and a 70-voice cross-borough community chorus.
Central Park Wollman Rink, 830 Fifth Ave., Manhattan
Dec. 12, 6-9pm
$32; free for kids younger than 2
Head out for an evening of ice skating and Chanukah fun. Participants will skate to the sounds of Jewish music. Kosher food will be distributed from the concession. The crowd will participate in the lighting of a hand-carved six-foot-tall ice Menorah, accompanied by music and prayers for Israel.
Florence Gould Hall, 55 E. 59 St., Manhattan
Dec. 16-17, 11am-12pm, 1-2pm, 3:30-4:30pm
See the New York Theatre Ballet’s annual holiday production of Keith Michael’s The Nutcracker.
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall/881 Seventh Ave., Manhattan
Dec. 19, 7pm
Tickets start at $28
Enjoy renditions of classic yuletide favorites and contemporary seasonal selections at this festive celebration.
Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn
Dec. 6, 7-9pm
Bring the family to see one of the country’s favorite Christmas shows. See jaw-dropping acrobatics, larger than life puppets and stunning hand-crafted sets and costumes.
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