The Nutcracker choreographed by Stanton Welch and performed by the Houston Ballet. Photo courtesy of Houston Ballet
The Nutcracker choreographed by Stanton Welch and performed by the Houston Ballet. Photo courtesy of Houston Ballet

The Nutcracker and More: Kid-Friendly Holiday Shows in Houston

The holiday season is full of opportunities to see The Nutcracker in Houston. Of course, The Houston Ballet has their own performance of the classic Christmas ballet, but many of the smaller dance companies show The Nutcracker near Houston, and the Houston Symphony even has a kid-friendly musical version. And don't miss the other Christmas shows in Houston: whether you're a Nutcracker purist or a die-hard Christmas Carol fan, Houston has something for everyone. Read on for this season's shows around town. And for more activities and things to do, check out our Christmas and Holiday Guide for Houston families.

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