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Brit’s Picks Dec. 19 – 26

Brit’s Picks Dec. 19 – 26
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Wide Open Children’s Theatre is back with an original holiday tales for the whole family. (Wide Open Children’s Theatre)

Frosty The Snow Person        

Friday – Dec. 23

The Refinery

Embrace the wintry weather with the magical puppets of Wide Open Children’s Theatre. This is an original story written by James O’Shea about Frosty, a bookish snow person who’s sent on a mission to find the heart of winter. Along the way, Frosty must summon up his courage to battle snow snakes and kangaroo mice along the way. As always this is a show to bring the entire family to. Music, laughs and plenty of audience participation are all included in this 45-minute show. Tickets are going fast and run $12 – $17.

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There’s plenty for the Star Wars fan and the novice alike at the Saskatoon Soaps show this weekend. (Facebook)

Star Wars: The Rise of Soapswalker                     

Friday

Broadway Theatre

The Saskatoon Soaps are capitalizing on the Star Wars fever and they’re doing it for a good cause. The improv troupe presents Star Wars: The Rise of Soapswalker. There will be plenty of references from a galaxy far, far away in this show. The best part is 50% of the ticket price goes directly to the Saskatoon Food Bank. Spread some holiday cheer and use the force all in one night. Tickets are $12.

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The Saskatoon Fireside Singers are ready to celebrate the season in song this weekend. (Facebook)

Christmas Memories             

Sat. & Sun.

TCU Place

The tradition continues for the Saskatoon Fireside Singers as it presents the 47th annual Christmas Memories performance. This 100-voice choir will feature holiday favourites and traditional tunes. This year’s show features special guest soprano Danika Lorén. Tickets are $44.

For a night filled with music and memory, click here.

ONGOING

The Fourth Wiseman            

Now – Dec. 22

Dancing Sky Theatre

Meacham

We all know the tale of the three wisemen off following the star but, what if there was another wiseman who got lost along the way. Dancing Sky Theatre is back with its holiday show, The Fourth Wiseman. This performance is a collective creation. The cast and crew have all had a hand in crafting the story, movement and music in this tale of doubt, love and self-discovery. You can go out just for the show or have a lovely meal beforehand. This is the final weekend for you to take in this wonderful show. Tickets are $30 – $57.

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ELF:The Musical

ELF: The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy the Elf, who as a child mistakenly crawled into Santa’s bag of gifts and was transported to the North Pole. Buddy is unaware that he is actually human, but eventually his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF.ELF is on the Main Stage starting December 4, 2019 and has been extended to January 5, 2020!Visit the new and improved persephonetheatre.org for tickets!

Posted by Persephone Theatre on Friday, November 22, 2019

Elf: The Musical      

Now – Jan. 5

Persephone Theatre

There’s no denying the pull of Persephone Theatre’s annual Christmas show. It’s always family friendly and this one really hits the mark. Elf: The Musical is so popular, that even before its opening this week, it was extended right up until January. It’s the story of Buddy, a human child who was raised as an elf in Santa’s workshop but wants to know his true identity. He heads to New York City to find his real dad and the true meaning of Christmas. If you loved the movie, this musical is for you and the family. Tickets are $23 – $63.

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Britainy Zapshalla With more than 15 years as an arts reporter at CBC Radio-Canada under her belt, Britainy Zapshalla considers herself not only an expert but also a die hard fan of Saskatchewan’s entertainment scene. She’s a regular contributor to CTV Morning Live in Saskatoon and loves to help people plan their weekends with Brit’s Picks.

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