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Best Holiday & Christmas Shows Dec 1 - 31

Cleveland Ballet - The Nutcracker at Connor Palace Theater

Cleveland Ballet - The Nutcracker

Cleveland Ballet showcases the jewel in their season as the company returns to the Connor Palace Theatre this winter with their glorious take on the holiday favorite. Prepare to be swept up in E.T.A. Hoffman's classic Christmas tale, complete with choreography from Artistic Director and co-founder Gladisa Guadalupe, set to Tchaikovsky's glittering score. Alongside wonderful sets and sparkling costumes, join Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they set off on an unforgettable adventure, one that'll have the whole family entranced from the opening scene!

Straight No Chaser at Keybank State Theatre

Straight No Chaser

10-man acapella group Straight No Chaser, who found fame on Youtube after forming at Indiana University, continually dazzle audiences with their renditions of pop classic and modern chart hits with highlights "Let It Go", and Pharrell Williams' "Happy" catapulting the group to mainstream success. This fall, they're back on the road again, celebrating the holiday season on the Top Shelf tour!

Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet at Music Hall Cleveland

Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet

Featuring spectacular sets and beautifully costumed dancers, the Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet is an annual treat for the whole family. Whimsical and imaginative storytelling blends with the richness of classical dance, dazzling costumes, soaring birds, giant puppets and a grand stage design to make this particular Nutcracker a unique holiday treat not to be missed!

Twas The Night Before... at Keybank State Theatre

Twas The Night Before...

Grab your winter coat and get ready to jingle on down to Cirque du Soleil's amazing holiday spectacular, Twas The Night Before Christmas! You'll witness their 49th original production, and first-ever holiday-themed show. Judging by their previous productions, this is one you certainly don't want to miss!