Returning to the theater for the holidays: Here are some ideas the whole family could enjoy.

If you're looking to entertain everyone with a Broadway show in New York, here are some ideas the whole family could enjoy.
There is no question the holiday season is a popular time for families to see a show. This year, as audiences consider returning to live theater, there are plenty of family friendly options, whether it's on Broadway or other venues.
Twas the Night Before by Cirque Du Soleil creates its own interpretation of the famed Christmas tale on stage at Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden through Dec. 27.
Looking for a show especially for children? Off Broadway's New Victory Theatre is home to Jim Henson's Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas, a musical based on the classic movie featuring Henson's puppets.
If your family is looking to get back to Hogwarts, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child plans to resume performances on Dec. 28 after pausing due to COVID-19 cases in the company. But expect limited availability for it, as well as two perennial family favorites on Broadway.
Disney's The Lion King and Aladdin, which plans to resume Dec. 26 after COVID-19 cases within the company, are also options
Good news for people living in the tristate area -- tourism typically declines in the winter, making it easier to get tickets to some of Broadway's hottest shows.