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Christmas Musicals & More: 15 Heartwarming Holiday Moments from Broadway Shows and Beyond

Category Broadway

|by Robert Peterpaul |

These musical moments will give you all the holiday feels

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we’re so happy we could burst out into song! With the holiday season in full force, it’s the perfect time to cozy up to the best holiday moments in Broadway history, featuring music that will make your heart sing. Here are 15 moments from the musical theater cannon that will give you all the #holidayfeels!

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We're rounding up the merriest musical moments in Broadway musicals and beyond (Photo: 'Elf')

We're rounding up the merriest musical moments in Broadway musicals and beyond (Photo: 'Elf')


Spoiler alert: Annie gets her Christmas miracle in the end, being adopted by Daddy Warbucks and we all get the ugly cries with “A New Deal for Christmas.”

A Christmas Carol
What says Christmastime more than Tiny Tim exclaiming “God bless us, everyone!” from a changed-Scrooge’s shoulders? If this doesn’t give you the feels than we have two words(?) for you: “Bah, Humbug!”

A Christmas Story

This entire show will fill you with nostalgia for simpler holiday times with an ending that is so sweet and down-to-earth you’ll want to ring home.

Billy Elliot

Can you hear it in the distance? Can you... sense it far away? Is it old Rudolph the Reindeer? Is it Santa on his sleigh? Nope… it’s Billy Elliot the Musical celebrating Christmas in a very unique way.

Caroline, Or Change

Popping up in Act II of the Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori musical, The Chanukah Party song provides some much needed representation for the holiday. The rhyming alone is enough to celebrate!

Elf the Musical
Here’s another one chock-full of festive moments. One of our favorites, that’s become a new kind of holiday meal, is gathering round the table and pouring all the sugary syrups you can find over spaghetti.

Here's Love

Meredith Wilson’s Miracle on 34th Street spectacle features his song “It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” in counterpoint to the newly composed “Pinecones and Holly Berries.”

The Holiday Inn

Unfortunately driving on down to Irving Berlin’s fictional holiday inn isn’t possible, but thanks to YouTube we can take a virtual jaunt anytime (but especially this time of year)!

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Your heart would have to be two sizes too small not to enjoy the message of love and kindness this show brings. The low-thumping hit “You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch” is a holiday playlist must, while the sugary chimes of “Welcome, Christmas” is the perfect moment to recreate with your loved ones on Christmas morning. 

Legally Blonde

Blink and you’ll miss it, but the holiday section of in Chip on My Shoulder is one for the books.

Mean Girls

One of the most iconic moments from the movie now brings dysfunctional Christmas cheer to the great white way every week, and we couldn’t be happier. What’s better than dancin’ and prancin’ in jingle bell square?

Meet Me In St. Louis

Judy Garland has been urging you toHave Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” for 75 years now, and the timeless tune will never expire.


“Christmas bells are ringing,” and we’ll always leave “room at the holiday inn” for the powerful Christmas moment in Jonathan Larson’s megahit.

She Loves Me

We’ll be blasting this spin on the 12 Days of Christmas as we cybershop for gifts this season (Side-note: who wouldn’t love Broadway show tickets?)

White Christmas

Not to be confused with Holiday Inn, this classic offers a plethora of ingredients for a top holiday experience. The 2008 Thanksgiving parade performance will keep you warm as your dream of snow blanketing wherever you’re spending Christmas.

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