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The holiday classic you love brought to life in a way you never imagined possible!

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!

Advisories: Some spooky moments, theatrical fog/haze, flashing lights. Recommended for ages 7+.

Running time: 70 minutes, no intermission

The holiday classic you love brought to life in a way you never imagined possible!

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!

Advisories: Some spooky moments, theatrical fog/haze, flashing lights. Recommended for ages 7+.

2022 TOUR DATES

TICKETSDATETIMESHOWVENUECITY
TICKETSDec. 6, 20227:30 PMA WONDERHEADS Christmas CarolBell Performing Arts CentreSurrey, BC
TICKETSDec. 8, 20227:30 PMA WONDERHEADS Christmas CarolChilliwack Cultural CentreChilliwack, BC
TICKETSDec. 10, 20227:30 PMA WONDERHEADS Christmas CarolMassey TheatreNew Westminster, BC
TICKETSDec. 11, 20227:30 PMA WONDERHEADS Christmas CarolCentennial TheatreNorth Vancouver, BC
TICKETSDec. 14, 20223:30 PMA WONDERHEADS Christmas CarolMary Winspear CentreSidney, BC
TICKETSDec. 14, 20227:30 PMA WONDERHEADS Christmas CarolMary Winspear CentreSidney, BC
TICKETSDec. 16, 20227:30 PMA WONDERHEADS Christmas CarolThe McPherson PlayhouseVictoria, BC
TICKETSDec. 17, 20223:30 PMA WONDERHEADS Christmas CarolThe McPherson PlayhouseVictoria, BC
TICKETSDec. 17, 20227:30 PMA WONDERHEADS Christmas CarolThe McPherson PlayhouseVictoria, BC
TICKETSDec. 18, 20227:00 PMA WONDERHEADS Christmas CarolCowichan Performance Arts CentreDuncan, BC
TICKETSDec. 21, 20227:30 PMA WONDERHEADS Christmas CarolTidemark TheatreCampbell River, BC
TICKETSDec. 23, 20223:30 PMA WONDERHEADS Christmas CarolThe Port TheatreNanaimo, BC
TICKETSDec. 23, 20227:30 PMA WONDERHEADS Christmas CarolThe Port TheatreNanaimo, BC

Credits

Based on ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens
Co-Directed and Adapted by  Kate Braidwood and Andrew Phoenix
Created in Ensemble by Andrew Phoenix, Kate Braidwood and Jessica Hickman
With Dramaturgical and Puppetry Consulation by Peter Balkwill
Stage Management and Sound Operation: Carolyn Moon
Original Music by The Singer and the Songwriter
Illustrations by Christache Ross
Mask Design: Kate Braidwood
Puppet Design: Andrew Phoenix and Kate Braidwood
Projection Design: Jason King
Costume Design: Hannah Case
Additional Costume Design: Hannah Ockenden
Lighting Design: Theodore R. Sherman & Carolyn Moon
Sound Design: Kate  Braidwood
Set Design: Andrew Phoenix & Theodore R. Sherman
Audio Engineering: John Nobori

Cast

Kate Braidwood: Ebenezer Scrooge
Jessica Hickman*: Marley, Fred, Belle, the Ghost of Christmas Future
Pedro M. Siqueira: Bob Cratchit, Fezziwig, the Ghost of Christmas Present
Sarah Robertson: Mrs. Cratchit, Mrs. Fezziwig, the Ghost of Christmas Past
*The participation of this Artist is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance Opera Theatre Policy (DOT).
WONDERHEADS gratefully acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the BC Arts Council, the CRD Arts & Culture Support Service, Intrepid Theatre, and Impulse Theatre in the development of this production.