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‘Twas the Night Before… by Cirque du Soleil Tickets

‘Twas the Night Before… by Cirque du Soleil Tickets

New York
12 Dec 2019 - 29 Dec 2019

‘Twas the Night Before… by Cirque du Soleil Information

'Twas the Night Before by Cirque du Soleil is at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square in December 2021. 'Twas the Night Before tickets will be on sale on New York Theatre Guide soon.

'Twas the Night Before... is a show that reimagines Clement Clarke Moore's classic poem "A Visit From St. Nicholas," better known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," with acrobatics, in tried-and-true Cirque fashion. The story takes place before Santa even arrives, centering around a girl named Isabella who no longer gets excited about Christmas and is over the hype that everyone else seems to have. That all changes when she's thrust into a different world where classic Christmas characters from the poem come to life. With acrobatics, tricks, and some holiday magic, these characters let Isabella look at Christmas in a whole new way, and it might have the same effect on audiences, too. 

Cirque du Soleil was founded in 1984 in Montreal, Canada and has since achieved worldwide fame with its high-flying circus shows. The company's shows have received, all in all, three Drama Desk Awards, seven Primetime Emmy Awards, a Daytime Emmy Award, a Juno Award, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, an induction into Canada's Walk of Fame, and more.

'Twas the Night Before... is the latest of nearly 50 shows in Cirque du Soleil's global performance history. 2021 marks the second time the show 'Twas the Night Before New York performances will take place, following its 2019 New York premiere, which was also at the Hulu Theater.

Tickets to 'Twas the Night Before will be available soon.

(Photos by Errisson Lawrence​)

Opening date

December 12th, 2019

Closing date

December 29th, 2019


Closing Soon, Entertainment, Opening Soon

Previews from

December 9th, 2021


Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden


Recommended for all ages.

Cast and creative

By: James Hadley
Director: James Hadley
Producer: Cirque du Soleil (Marie-Josee Adam, Yasmine Khalil & Jayna Neagle)
Cast list: Tuedon Ariri, Katharine Arnold, Rosie Axon, Adam Jukes, Louis Chen, Peter Lin, Tim Wang, Alexandar Yu, Michele Clark, Nicole Faubert, Guillaume Paquin, Quentin Greco, Jacob Gregorie, Chauncey Kroner, Timothé Vincent, Jinge Wang, Evan Tomlinson Weintraub, José Ignacio Flores Lopez, Alexis Vigneault, Jenna Beltran, Lyndsay Marie Farias, Kalila Hermant, Samuel Moore, Paul Ross, Diana Schoenfield, Paul Ross and Bianca Vallar
Design: Genevieve Lizotte
Lighting: Nicolas Brion
Costume: James Lavoie
Choreography: Vinh Nguyen Kinjaz
Sound: Ben Scheff
Other info: Creative Direction by Manuel Bissonnette, Musical Composition by Jean-Phi Goncalves, and Acrobatic
Choreography: & Performance
Design: by Edesia Moreno

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We all know it. At least parts of it. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas originally titled A Visit from St. Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore. The poem first published in 1823 became an instant classic, an American tradition. It is the basis for all that we have come to think of as Santa - the reindeers, the chimney, dressed in red, all of it. It is read throughout the country in homes and churches and libraries and schools. That little old elf has become a part of our folklore, ingrained into...

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Photo credit: ‘Twas the Night Before (Photo by Errisson Lawrence)

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Cirque du Soleil presents its first-ever Christmas show in New York City this holiday season, scheduled to stage its world premiere at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden from December 12 through December 29, 2019.'Twas the Night Before... is the 49th original production by Cirque du Soleil; the Canadian company which has become a world leader in live entertainment and circus arts.Synopsis: "'Twas the Night Before... is an exhilarating new spin on the beloved Christmas classic as only...

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