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Disney Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert

Boston Pops

Symphony Hall, Boston, MA

Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor

Based on an original poem and characters created by Tim Burton, the film was first released in 1993 as The Nightmare Before Christmas. Directed by Henry Selick (James and the Giant Peach), the film follows the earnest-but-misguided adventures of Jack Skellington, Halloween Town's beloved Pumpkin King.

Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine of Halloween, Jack longs to try something new. Convinced that he can spread the joy of Christmas and against the advice of Sally, a caring and clever ragdoll, Jack enlists three mischievous trick-or-treaters – Lock, Shock, and Barrel – to kidnap Santa Claus. But Jack’s merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere.

The film is rated “PG.”

Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts. ®All rights reserved.

Performance Details

Nov 2, 2024, 7:30pm EDT

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