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Best Holiday & Christmas Shows in Newark

The Hip Hop Nutcracker at Prudential Hall

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

What do you get when you combine the elegant holiday score of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker and a DJ with pin-sharp contemporary hip hop dance? This hit show mashes up two very American icons into a stunning production that has met with rave reviews since its 2014 Washington debut. Don't miss it live this year when the tour dances its way to you!

The Muppet Christmas Carol in Concert at Prudential Hall

The Muppet Christmas Carol in Concert

So good it's often been named the best film adaptation of Charles Dicken's festive masterpiece ever, no holiday season is complete without a viewing of The Muppet Christmas Carol, and there's no better way to experience it than in this Live to Screen concert edition, played by your local Symphony. Starring Kermit the Frog, Micheal Caine, Gonzo and many more of the iconic Muppet stable, enjoy the classic story, complete with humor, heart, and Miles Goodman and Paul Williams' unforgettable score!

A Magical Cirque Christmas at Prudential Hall

A Magical Cirque Christmas

What better way to get the family together and celebrate the holiday season, than with the world's greatest variety show! With jaw-dropping, breathtaking circus acts of A Magical Cirque Christmas, you'll be transported to the golden age which is filled with stunning costumes, extraordinary talent and more.

State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine - The Nutcracker at Prudential Hall

State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine - The Nutcracker

One of Europe's most acclaimed and sought-after ballet companies, the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine, led by Artistic Director and Bolshoi alum Andrey Litvinov, is committed to upholding and presenting ballet's biggest masterpieces to audiences across the world. As part of their 2024/25 season, the company is touring across North America once more, bringing you a world-class ballet experience. Don't miss this talented, 55-strong cast as they perform The Nutcracker this holiday season!