Cirque du Soleil is getting into the holiday spirit this holiday season with the return of It was the night before … in Chicago and New York. The acrobatic theater production will run at the Chicago Theater from November 26 to December 5 and at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden from December 9 to December 27.
It was the night before … It is inspired by the beloved poem of the same name by Clement Clarke Moore. The show tells the story of Isabella, a curious girl who has become disenchanted with the holiday and travels to a world full of characters inspired by Christmas.
Cirque’s many productions have begun to reopen after being shut down by the pandemic. Upon his return in the summer, the company said he was facing an uphill battle to get back to production level before closing. Another show Drawn to life, which explores animation through the company’s signature acrobatic storytelling, recently opened at Walt Disney World.