A WONDERHEADS Christmas Carol
Approximate running time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
735 Eighth Avenue
New Westminster British Columbia V3M 2R2
Praised by the CBC as “Pure magic” and the Globe and Mail as “Powerful, surprising and moving,” acclaimed theatrical imagineers the WONDERHEADS present their delightfully captivating reimagining of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, with giant masks, whimsical puppets, and wondrous theatrical invention.
A feast for the eyes, ears, heart and funny bone, this astonishing production features larger than life characters, glowing ghosts, and 10-foot-tall puppets – to name just a few of the treats in store for audiences as they are whisked away with Ebenezer Scrooge on his magical Christmas Eve adventure. Prepare to laugh, cry, and be utterly enchanted this holiday season!
“If Pixar ever decides to go into the theatre business, they better call Wonderheads first.” ★★★★★ Calgary Herald
“Pure magic.” ★★★★★ CBC
“Nothing short of exceptional.” ★★★★★ Winnipeg Free Press
“You will laugh, you will cry, you will stand in awe.” ★★★★★ Edmonton Sun
“Whimsical and wonderful.” ★★★★★ Star Phoenix
Visual storytelling virtuosos the WONDERHEADS have spent more than a decade touring the world to critical acclaim and sold-out audiences who describe the experience as watching animation come to life. They have garnered five Critics’ Choice Awards and twelve Best of Fest awards, all without a single word spoken, making it their business to step beyond words and into the hearts and imaginations of every audience member. In what the CBC describes as “Captivating and magical,” the unforgettable experience of a WONDERHEADS show is not to be missed.
Running time: 70 minutes, no intermission.
Advisories: Some spooky moments - recommended for ages 7+. Theatrical fog/haze, flashing lights.
Patrons with mobility challenges should contact the box office for seating advice. 604-521-5050
PLEASE NOTE: By order of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), proof of vaccination and government issued ID must be presented in order to access indoor concerts, theatre, dance and symphony events. All audience members must be fully vaccinated. The requirement is in place until January 31st, 2022 and could be extended. The requirement applies to all people born in 2009 or earlier (12+).
The Covid 19 pandemic remains a public health risk. The theatre is following all requirements for safe gatherings as per government directives. To increase your safety we encourage you and all guests to consider your personal wellness and risk factors for yourself and loved ones when deciding to attend. Individuals are responsible for limiting their own exposure to other guests. As such, the theatre can’t be held legally responsible for risks related to viral transmission. Rest assured theatre staff are taking a proactive and professional role in the adherence to protocols in the facility and we encourage open communication with us if any safety concerns emerge throughout, or after, your attendance at the theatre. We are all in this together!