The Midwinter Revels: A Solstice Celebration

December 16-28, 2022
About This Year's Production

52nd annual holiday tradition in Celebration of the Winter Solstice. This year's production shares the music, stories, and dance, of Irish, German and Russian Jewish families and the Mexican nurses they meet on Christmas Eve at Ellis Island in the 1920s.

Running Time
The performance running time is 2 hours 30 minutes with intermission, which includes The Lord of the Dance.

American Sign Language
ASL interpreted performances on Friday, Dec 16 and two performances on Sunday, Dec 18.

Group Sales (15+):  Tickets at every price range – and almost every show! - are now available for the 52nd annual Midwinter Revels. Click here for the group order form.

Virtual Encore Viewing
We are offering a discounted virtual encore pass of The Midwinter Revels! Your virtual event pass includes unlimited access from December 29 – January 8 to our 52nd annual Midwinter Revels, recorded during a live performance at Sanders Theatre. The virtual encore pass is available when you purchase tickets.

We recommend that returning patrons login to their account before purchasing tickets. Your password may have expired and require updating.

  • On the top menu bar, choose My Account.
  • Enter your username (which is your email address) and your password.
  • Under Manage My Account, you can update your mailing address, phone number or password, as well as look at your previous orders and seat locations.
  • To buy tickets, go to the Home link on the top menu bar and view Upcoming Events.

Forgot your password?:
  • On the top menu bar, choose My Account.
  • Click on “Forgot Your Password”.
  • Enter your email address into BOTH boxes. Click Recover Password. A temporary password will be emailed to you immediately.
  • Once you have received the temporary password in your email, return to My Account.
  • Enter your username (which is your email address) and the temporary password.
  • You will be redirected to a page that says This Password Has Expired.
  • In the Current Password field, re-enter the temporary password you received.
  • Enter a new, confidential password in the two fields that follow. This is your new password.
  • Click Change Password.
  • If you are experiencing trouble, please contact the Harvard Box Office during office hours at 617-496-2222 (beginning October 1st) or email  us any time at
Face masks are now optional in most campus spaces. We strongly encourage carrying a mask and voluntarily masking in crowded, indoor settings.

Read the COVID-19 Guidelines for Sanders Theatre.

Free parking is available at the Broadway Garage, located at 7 Felton Street, between Broadway and Cambridge Streets. Patrons tell the attendant that they are attending a Sanders Theatre event. They receive a swipe ticket which they will use to get back into the garage after the show, and which they will use to exit.

For more information, please visit Revels.

Ticket Prices

Full Price: $105, $85, $65, $45
Student/Child: $80, $60, $40, $20