The Nutcracker Ballet and Other Holiday Shows for Kids in New Jersey

Audiences of all ages will feel the holiday magic when New Jersey Ballet's "The Nutcracker" comes to the stage at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood. Photo courtesy of the Bergen PAC
Audiences of all ages will feel the holiday magic when New Jersey Ballet's "The Nutcracker" comes to the stage at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood. Photo courtesy of the Bergen PAC

The NutcrackerRudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and A Christmas Carol are among the seasonal classics to look forward to over the holidays. Over the next several weeks, New Jersey theaters come alive with dancing sugar plum fairies, singing elves, and more than a few Christmas ghosts. 

If your child is nuts about The Nutcracker, you don't have to go to New York City to see a great production—there are several top-notch companies performing the holiday favorite right here in New Jersey, including American Repertory Ballet and New Jersey Ballet. For a fun twist on the classic, don't miss The Hip Hop Nutcracker at NJPAC.

In fact, there are so many top-notch productions, we couldn't list them all here, so be sure to check out our Activity Calendar for more, and bookmark our Guide to the Holidays in New Jersey for family-friendly Christmas activities all season long.

 

Places featured in this article:


Stockton Performing Arts Center

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial

Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre

Montclair State University - Memorial Auditorium

Centenary Stage Co., Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Center

Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre

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