A WONDERHEADS Christmas Carol
Approximate running time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
125 Front St
Nanaimo BC V9R 6Z4
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. Think Pixar meets Jim Henson.
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, 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.