Shows to See with Kids in Rockland in December

Shows to See with Kids in Rockland in December

From kid-friendly performances to exciting shows for the whole family, here are the events you won't want to miss this month in and around Rockland County.

New Jersey Ballet's 'Nutcracker'
WHEN: Dec. 1 - 2, 1pm and 4:30pm
WHERE: Bergen PAC, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Nothing says “holiday magic” better than the classic Nutcracker!
WANT TO GO? $23-$53. 201-227-1030. bergenpac.org.

PAW Patrol Live! 'Race to the Rescue'
WHEN: Dec. 8 - 9, Saturday and Sunday, 2pm and 6pm; Sunday, 10am
WHERE: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, NJ
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Ryder and the rescue dogs of Nick Jr.'s hit animated series PAW Patrol return with their action-packed live tour! Expect lots of laughs and life lessons.
WANT TO GO? $23-$79. 800-466-5722. njpac.org.

The Hip Hop Nutcracker
WHEN: Friday, Dec. 14, 8pm
WHERE: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate the holiday season with an urban dance retelling of the timeless fairytale, featuring rap legend Kurtis Blow.
WANT TO GO? $29-$79. 800-466-5722. njpac.org.

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, Live In Concert
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 15, 2:00pm and 7:30pm
WHERE: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, NJ
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Visit Halloween Town in costume for this very special, interactive screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas with Danny Elfman's score performed live by the NJSO and a choir.
WANT TO GO? $39-$89. 800-466-5722. njpac.org.

Forces of Nature Dance Theatre with Sweet Honey in the Rock
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 15, 2pm and 7:30pm
WHERE: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate Kwanzaa with this dazzling dance company, which joins the powerful musical collective Sweet Honey In The Rock.
WANT TO GO? $49-$69. 800-466-5722. njpac.org.

'A Christmas Carol'
WHEN: Dec. 15 - 16, Saturday, 3pm and 8pm; Sunday, 1pm and 4:30pm
WHERE: Bergen PAC, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Follow Ebenezer Scrooge on a magical journey through Christmas past, present, and future in this classic story. For the first time, local talent will shine in all the roles.  
WANT TO GO? $15-$29. 201-227-1030. bergenpac.org.

'The Nutcracker' - Russian Ballet
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 16, 2pm and 7pm
WHERE: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: The Nutcracker is a treasured holiday adventure that follows a little girl's journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army of mice.
WANT TO GO? $29-$79. 800-466-5722. njpac.org.

Cirque Dreams Holidaze
WHEN: Dec. 26 - 27, 7pm
WHERE: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Audiences of all ages will marvel at soaring acrobatics, gravity-defying feats, and extravagant theatrical production numbers that celebrate Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year’s in a two-hour, breathtaking spectacle.
WANT TO GO? $29-$69. 800-466-5722. njpac.org.

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