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Twas The Night Before... at Hippodrome Theatre

Why see Twas The Night Before...?

A Holiday Classic With A Cirque Twist!

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!

This unique take on the Christmas classic will bring joy and entertainment to the whole family, whilst teaching the act of kindness behind sharing and the joy of friendship. You'll also find out what really happens the night before Christmas through Cirques eyes. 

So, be sure to spark lasting, magical memories this holiday season with Cirque du Soleil! 

Key Information

Run Time

Approximately one hour and 20 minutes with no intermission


Finished Dec 3, 2023


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
Timothee Vincent
Jinge Wang
Evan Tomlinson Weintraub
Jose Ignacio Flores Lopez
Alexis Vigneault
Lyndsay Marie Farias
Kalila Hermant
Samuel Moore
Diana Schoenfield
Paul Ross
Bianca Vallar


Directed by James Hadley
Written and Composition by Jean-Phi Goncalves
Choreographed by Vinh Nguyen Kinjaz
Acrobatic Choreography and Performance Design by Edesia Moreno
Creative Direction by Manuel Bissonnette
Set Design and Art Directon by Manuel Bissonnette
Costume Design by James Lavoie
Lighting Design by Nicolas Brion
Sound Design by Ben Scheff


Customer reviews

37 reviews, average rating: (2.1 Stars)

Ken Garrison

Good Times

Thoroughly enjoyed myself. Great story. Well done modifications of Christmas classic songs. Acrobatics and choreography were good. Couldn’t ask for more from a show that’s not permanently housed (as in Vegas.). Even with a couple errors in the juggling and reindeer games, excellent way to spend the evening. ... Read more


Twas The Night was entertaining

Cynical Season Ticket holder for ballet and Rep here. Minus one * for the hotel luggage trolley acrobat. She was great, the trolley? Eh! ... Read more

Julia C.

Twas the Night

Saw this in Boston (drove 5 hours in snow and rain to catch it). Don't expect the grand effects of a long-running, touring show as it is much smaller and modest in scale. But it's a lovely, heartwarming, family-friendly, fun seasonal experience. Thoroughly enjoyed it and would go again with family. ... Read more


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