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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The Christmas lights are lighting up the city, the temperatures have dropped, and the holiday shows are starting to open for the season! One of the best things to do in New York City is enjoy a show on Broadway, and when you're here for the holidays, you might as well enjoy one of the limited-time-only feature presentations! Some of the most popular holiday shows in New York City include the annual performances like The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Nutcracker and of course Elf on Broadway! Enjoy one of the traditional holiday shows on Broadway this year, or change it up with one of the new ones!

NYC Tourist can help you find all the best things to do in the city when you're here for Christmas, New Years Eve or for any other occasion! There are great holiday shows this time of year to enjoy with the whole family, or a nice night out with your significant other. Be sure to check out all the best holiday shows in New York City when you're planning your holiday vacation! 

Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Radio City Music HallNow - December 30, 2013

Chances are you've heard of this one before. Radio City Christmas Spectacular has been named "America's Favorite Holiday Show" and since Christmas is America's favorite holiday, it makes sense that you attend this show at least once in your life! Trust us, you won't regret a night at the theater when you're in the audience enjoying the Radio City Rockettes, the Nutcracker, a live Nativity scene and more this year! Get your Radio City Christmas Spectacular tickets here.

The Nutcracker

David H. Koch TheaterNovember 29, 2013 - January 4, 2014

George Balanchine's performance of The Nutcracker is romantic, cheerful, beautiful and full of holiday spirit all at the same time!  Seeing the Nutcracker this year could be a great experience for children of all ages, or for a romantic night out in New York City with someone you love! The New York Ballet never falls short of a breathtaking performance! Get tickets to the Nutcracker here.


Nederlander Theater



You don't need to have seen the movie to enjoy Disney's Newsies the Musical on Broadway! Set in NYC during the NEwsstrike of 1899, Jack Kelley is a newsboy dreaming of a better life. During a time of hardship, Kelley rallies newsboy troops in to a strike against powerful newspaper publishers! This family-friendly musical will have everyone rooting for Jack!


Rock of Ages

Helen Hayes Theater



Love the 80's? Re-live the glam rock and heavy metal by fluffiing up your hair and digging those crazy tights and leg-warmers out of the closet - get ready to rock Broadway style! Featuring a full line-up of classic rock hits, Rock of Ages tells a boy-meets-girl 80's style story which will have you dancing in your seats the whole show.

ChicagoAmbassador TheatreOngoing

The characters and storyline of CHicago will grab you from the get-go and have the whole audience on the edge of their seats. This dramatic comedy will have you laughing hard, while still snapping along in time to the songs. Roxie Hart kisses, murders, and rises to fame with a little help from her slick lawyer and fellow jailbirds in this long-standing show about the roaring 20's.

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