Mikko Nissinen's The Nutcracker makes a great addition to any family's holiday season in Boston.
So many things can represent the delight of the holiday season for a family, but one of the best traditions is an annual viewing of The Nutcracker. Holiday ballet in Boston simply wouldn’t be complete without this musical experience. Plus, a night out with the family is a great way to enjoy this whimsical, engaging, fairy tale of a performance, which is sure to bring the whole family together. It’s not too early to start thinking about your family’s holiday season tradition by adding this delightful show to the list.
Opening night for the Boston Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker at the Boston Opera House is November 27, 2015, at 7:30 pm. The performances will continue through December 31, 2015, with Monday-Saturday shows; however, shows will not be performed on December 1st, 2nd, or on Christmas Day. There are plenty of chances to treat your family to a fantastic performance during the holiday season, including matinee showings on the weekends. The magical story of Clara and the Nutcracker Prince features bright costumes, fun lighting effects, and gorgeous scenery that will certainly keep your little ones engaged and excited. Plus, The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy will be a memorable scene for everyone to enjoy. Set to Tchaikovsky’s familiar and beloved music, this is a vibrant and celebratory show that is sure to enchant viewers of all ages.
Only 15 minutes from the Boston Opera House, the Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf is the perfect place to end your evening out with the family. Relax in our comfortable, spacious rooms where the whole family can fall asleep as visions of sugarplums dance in their heads. Don’t forget to ask our gracious staff about nearby attractions and events for your family to enjoy during the daytime.