This holiday season finds more of our local theatre community returning to stages to entertain with plays get us into the spirit of the season.
Check out the list to find something that’s sure to make your heart grow three sizes with Christmas spirit.
Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol – November 18, 2021 – January 2, 2022 at The Arts Club Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, 2750 Granville Street, Vancouver
Set during the 1930s in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee, this new musical reimagines the story of Ebenezer Scrooge. Dickens’s classic characters come together with Dolly Parton’s one-of-a-kind songwriting to create a new holiday classic for the whole family.
James & Jamesy O Christmas Tea – November 21 – December 23, 2021 various theatres around BC
It’s Tea for Two as this comedy duo James & Jamesy combine over the top panto with Monty Python-esque slapstick
East Van Panto: Alice in Wonderland – November 24, 2021 to January 2, 2022 at The Cultch York Theatre, 639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Participate in-person or online as a terribly bored Alice follows a White Rabbit onto the Skytrain, she falls down a hole only to find herself in a Grandview-Woodlands Wonderland!
Snow White The Panto – December 3, 2021 – January 3, 2022 at Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver
An annual tradition for more than 35 years, Metro Theatre’s Holiday Musical Pantomime is back onstage with a visit to the enchanted forest for a panto fairy tale – Snow White
Christmas Presence LIVE –December 8 – 22, 2021 at Pacific Theatre, 1440 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Pacific Theatre lights up the season with two full weeks of songs and stories, and a rotating cast of faces old and new.
Snowflake – December 10 – 23, 2021 at The Red Gate Revue Stage, 1601 Johnston Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
Mitch & Murray Productions present the North American premiere of award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett’s holiday play about generational conflict, fathers and daughters and more.
Solstice Greetings – December 16-18, 2021 at Firehall Arts Centre, 280 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
Grade 6 and 7 students from Lord Strathcona Elementary School share stories, poems, and songs they’ve created to celebrate the holiday season.
A Broadway Holiday – December 16 – 23, 2021 at Gateway Theatre, 6500 Gilbert Road, Richmond
Gateway Theatre welcomes audiences to enjoy a festive selection hits from Broadway shows like “Let it Snow”, “Sleigh Ride”, “White Christmas” live in the theatre or at home on-demand.