Here are the Broadway shows you can see over the holidays

Find out the Broadway shows performing on Christmas and New Year's, and see which shows have added additional performances during the holiday weeks.

Ain't Too Proud

Dreaming of a white Christmas (and a Happy New Year)? Where better to go than the Great White Way? Snow isn't guaranteed to fall on the holidays, but theatre is sure to be there. If you're planning to celebrate the holidays in New York, there are plenty of Broadway shows waiting for you when you get here. Many shows add extra performances in the weeks leading up to Christmas and New Year's, and plenty even have performances right on the holidays. Catch a Christmas Eve matinee before heading to family dinner, go to an evening performance on Christmas Day after you've unwrapped all your gifts, or spend the very first day of the new year in a Broadway theatre.

We've listed all the Broadway shows playing on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day to help you plan. You can also find out all the changes to shows' schedules during the holiday weeks, including extra performances.

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This article was last updated on December 23, 2021.

What Broadway shows are playing on Christmas Eve?

Catch a Broadway show before Christmas Eve dinner. Or, go all together with your family or friends before you celebrate at home. Two Broadway shows have matinees on Christmas Eve; check out the performances times below.

2 p.m. show:

  • Clyde's
  • Company

What Broadway shows are playing on Christmas Day?

Some people have a tradition of seeing movies on holidays. So why not start a tradition of going to a show with your family on Christmas? Eleven Broadway shows have Christmas Day performances, and you can find the performance times for each one below.

2 and 8 p.m. shows:

  • Flying Over Sunset

7 p.m. show only:

  • Mrs. Doubtfire
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • To Kill a Mockingbird

8 p.m. show only:

  • Chicago
  • Girl From the North Country
  • Moulin Rouge! The Musical
  • The Music Man
  • Slave Play
  • Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
  • Wicked

    What Broadway shows are playing on New Year's Eve?

    Only one Broadway show, Flying Over Sunset, will perform on New Year's Eve. There is one evening performance at 7 p.m. If you want to see a show on New Year's Eve and want more options, check out the Off-Broadway shows with New Year's Eve performances.

    What Broadway shows are playing on New Year's Day?

    If you want to see theatre first thing in the new year, you're in luck! There are plenty of options to choose from; all Broadway shows except Six will perform on New Year's Day. Check out each show's New Year's Day schedule below.

    2 and 8 p.m. shows:

    • Flying Over Sunset
    • MJ The Musical
    • The Music Man
    • To Kill a Mockingbird

    5 and 9 p.m. shows:

    • David Byrne's American Utopia

    7 p.m. show only:

    • Aladdin
    • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    • The Lehman Trilogy
    • The Lion King
    • Mrs. Doubtfire
    • The Phantom of the Opera

    8 p.m. show only:

    • Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations
    • The Book of Mormon
    • Chicago
    • Clyde's
    • Come From Away
    • Company
    • Dear Evan Hansen
    • Freestyle Love Supreme
    • Girl From the North Country
    • Hadestown
    • Hamilton
    • Moulin Rouge! The Musical
    • Skeleton Crew
    • Slave Play
    • Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
    • Trouble in Mind
    • Wicked

    What are the holiday schedules for Broadway shows?

    Below, find the schedules for all Broadway shows during the weeks leading up to Christmas and New Year's Eve. Most shows playing on Christmas Day and/or New Year's Day will only have one evening performance, canceling the matinee that is usually scheduled for Saturdays. Many shows have added additional performances on days they normally do not perform, most often Mondays, in lieu of performances on holidays. Others have added a second performance to days where only one performance is normally scheduled.

    Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations

    Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations has canceled performances through December 26. The show will not perform on New Year's Eve and will only have an evening performance on New Year's Day. Ain't Too Proud, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added evening performances on December 20 and 27, and there will be a matinee on December 30 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performance.

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    Aladdin

    Aladdin has canceled performances through December 26. The show will not perform on New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on New Year's Day. Aladdin, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added an evening performance on December 27, and there will be matinees on December 28 and 30 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performances.

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    Caroline, or Change

    Caroline, or Change will not perform on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, or New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on New Year's Day. Caroline, or Change, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added an evening performance on December 27. There will be a matinee on December 23 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performance, and evening performances on December 26 and January 2 in addition to the regularly scheduled matinee.

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    Chicago

    Chicago will not perform on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Chicago, which usually does not perform on Wednesdays, has added evening performances on December 22 and 29, and there will be matinees on December 28 and 30 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performances.

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    Clyde's

    Clyde’s will not perform on Christmas Day or New Year's Eve, and the show will only have a matinee on Christmas Eve and an evening performance on New Year's Day. Clyde's, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added evening performances on December 20 and 27, and there will be evening performances on December 26 and January 2 in addition to the regularly scheduled matinees.

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    Come From Away

    Come From Away has canceled performances through December 25. The show will also not perform on New Year's Eve and will only have an evening performance on New Year's Day. Come From Away, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added matinee and evening performances on December 27, an evening performance on December 26 in addition to the normally scheduled matinee, and a matinee on December 30 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performance.

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    Company

    Company will not perform on Christmas Day or New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on New Year's Day. Company, which normally does not perform on Sundays, has added matinee and evening performances on December 26 and January 2. There will be a matinee on December 22 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performance.

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    David Byrne's American Utopia

    David Byrne's American Utopia will not perform on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, or New Year's Eve. The show will have its regularly scheduled 5 and 9 p.m. performances on New Year's Day. American Utopia, which usually does not perform on Mondays or Tuesdays, has added an evening performance on December 28. There will be 5 and 9 p.m. performances on December 23, 26, and 30 instead of the normally scheduled single performance.

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    Dear Evan Hansen

    Dear Evan Hansen has canceled performances through December 26. The show will not perform on New Year's Eve and will only have an evening performance on New Year's Day. Dear Evan Hansen, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added an evening performance on December 20 and a matinee and evening performance on December 27. There will be a matinee on December 30 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performance.

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    Flying Over Sunset

    Flying Over Sunset will not perform on Christmas Eve, and the performance schedule otherwise remains unchanged. Flying Over Sunset is the only Broadway show to perform on New Year's Eve, with its regularly scheduled evening performance.

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    Freestyle Love Supreme

    Freestyle Love Supreme will not perform on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, or New Year's Eve. For the show's final two weeks beginning on December 20, Freestyle Love Supreme will have one evening performance on Mondays and Tuesdays, and an afternoon and evening performance on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. There will be one evening performance on New Year's Day.

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    Girl From the North Country

    Girl From the North Country will not perform on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Girl From the North Countrywhich normally does not perform on Mondays, has added matinee and evening performances on December 27, an evening performance on December 26 in addition to the regularly scheduled matinee, and a matinee on December 30 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performance.

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    Hadestown

    Hadestown has canceled performances through December 27. The show will not perform on New Year's Eve and will only have an evening performance on New Year's Day. There will be an evening performance on December 26 in addition to the regularly scheduled matinee and a matinee on December 30 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performance.

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    Hamilton

    Hamilton has canceled performances through December 26. The show will not perform on New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on New Year's Day. Hamilton has added a matinee on December 30 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performances, and matinee and evening performances on December 27.

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    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will not perform on Christmas Day or New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on Christmas Eve and New Year's Day. The show has added a matinee on December 23 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performance, an evening performance on December 26 in addition to the regularly scheduled matinee performance, and an evening performance on December 27.

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    MJ The Musical

    MJ The Musical has canceled performances through December 27. As previously scheduled, the show will also not perform on New Year's Eve. MJ The Musical, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added an evening performance on December 27.

    Moulin Rouge! The Musical

    Moulin Rouge! The Musical will not perform on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Moulin Rouge! The Musical, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added an evening performance on December 27, and there will be a matinee on December 30 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performance.

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    Mrs. Doubtfire

    Mrs. Doubtfire will not perform on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Mrs. Doubtfire, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added matinee and evening performances on December 27, and there will be a matinee on December 30 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performance. There will be an evening performance on December 26 in addition to the regularly scheduled matinees.

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    Six

    Six has canceled performances through December 28. The show will not perform on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day. Six, which normally does not perform on Wednesdays, has added a matinee and evening performance on December 29. There are also matinees on December 28 and 30 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performances.

    Skeleton Crew

    Skeleton Crew has delayed its first performance until December 27. The show will not perform on New Year's Eve.

    The Book of Mormon

    The Book of Mormon will not perform on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, or New Year's Eve. The Book of Mormon, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added an evening performance on December 27.

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    The Lehman Trilogy

    The Lehman Trilogy will not perform on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, or New Year's Eve. The Lehman Trilogy, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added evening performances on December 20 and 27.

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    The Lion King

    The Lion King has canceled performances through December 26. The show will also not perform New Year's Eve and will only have an evening performance on New Year's Day. The Lion King, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added matinee and evening performances on December 27.

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    The Music Man

    The Music Man will not perform on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The Music Man, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added evening performances on December 20 and 27.

    The Phantom of the Opera

    The Phantom of the Opera will not perform on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The show has added a matinee on December 28 in addition to the regularly scheduled evening performance.

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    Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

    Tina: The Tina Turner Musical will not perform on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Tina, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added evening performances on December 20 and 27.

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird will not perform on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on Christmas Day. To Kill a Mockingbirdwhich normally does not perform on Mondays, has added an evening performance on December 27.

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    Trouble in Mind

    Trouble in Mind will not perform on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, or New Year's Eve. No additional performances have been added.

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    Wicked

    Wicked will not perform on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve, and the show will only have an evening performance on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Wicked, which normally does not perform on Mondays, has added an evening performance on December 20 and matinee and evening performances on December 27.

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