A Christmas Carol – The Radio Play
We will resume our performance schedule when we are allowed to do so by Public Health Orders.
With COVID-19 protocols practiced for Safety First – ALWAYS
Metro Theatre is thrilled to present A Christmas Carol – The Radio Play as our Holiday show for this season. After 35 years of continuous performances, our Annual Traditional Christmas Pantomime has been cancelled due to COVID-19. In its stead , Metro Theatre is pleased to pivot by presenting – A Christmas Carol – The Radio Play an original work by writer Erik Gow (Based on the Charles Dickens novel). The play is directed by Chris Adams and graces our stage
December 3, 2020 December 10, 2020 through to January 3, 2021. Evening performances are at 7:30 pm with Matinees at 2 pm.
A Christmas Carol recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. When you walk into the Metro Theatre this December you’ll be drawn into this well loved story with dramatized, acoustic performances. The set is designed as a live 1940s radio broadcast and the actors fully costumed with unique props. Our Foley artists augment the performance with live sound effects and musical underscoring to engage your imagination as you are transported into the story via Live Theatre.
Join Vancouver actor David Adams in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge as he meets all the usual characters from Bob Cratchit to Jacob Marley, with only six actors creating and voicing over 40 of the beloved characters for this charming take on a family favorite that will leave no one saying “Bah Humbug!”
“What will Christmas be like without a Metro Panto? Well, thanks to Covid-19 we are about to find out. This is the first time anything like this will be seen on the Metro Stage and this is the only Christmas Radio play in Vancouver this December. I’m excited and scared to direct such a show – Panto’s I’ve directed and loved for many years – Radio Plays live on stage are a new beast and a new creation – But don’t worry, scary is good and often creates wonderfully creative art.” Director Chris Adams
Tickets: ADULTS from $ 37.50 | SENIORS from $ 35| YOUTH (under16) from $ 25 | GST is included in all prices | Book Early for Best pricing.
Reserve your seats by calling the Box Office 604 266 7191 or Purchase Tickets Walk Up Ticket Sales are allowed for all performances that are not sold out.
At the recommendation of Tiny Tim, our charitable appeal this year is on behalf of Backpack Buddies . Kids and their families are facing a lot of uncertainty this year. Backpack Buddies delivers much needed food to kids in Vancouver every Friday afternoon. At just $15, a bag of food contains 9 meals and extra snacks so that a child has enough to eat over the weekend plus a couple extra meals for the week ahead. Should you be so inclined, join us and Support Backpack Buddies