The holidays are right around the corner and it’s time to get gifting! This year, give your loved ones the gift of live performance, and spend some quality time together. With over 40 shows on sale now for 2022 (take a look HERE), there’s something for everyone on your list!
Tickets to a live performance are the perfect way to show someone you care, and want to share an experience together. We’ve picked a few suggestions for that special someone on your list:
For the Kids in your life
The 4-time Juno award winner- and family favourite- Fred Penner, is coming to the Fredericton Playhouse in 2022! Perfect for the kids (or grandkids!) in your life. 2020 marked the 40th Anniversary of the Cat Came Back, and Fred is launching a national tour to mark the celebrations.
For the Dance Lover
Ballet Kelowna presents numerous styles of dance from Canada’s finest emerging and established choreographers. MAMBO and Other Works features the thrilling tango-inspired Cuatro Estaciones by Simone Orlando, Guillaume Cote’s mesmerizing Bolero, and Alysa Pires’ vivacious audience favourite MAMBO.
For the Comedy Fan
Not your typical drag show! Award-winning drag tragicomedienne Pearle Harbour presents her cabaret spectacular Agit-Pop! – musical meditations for the pre-post-apocalypse. Developed over five years of live performance, Agit Pop! is an ever-changing collection of Pearle’s favourite, best, and most heart-wrenchingly hilarious short acts and musical arrangements.
One of the most unique stand-up comics working today, Jeremy Hotz is a proven international success. With stellar performances at the Montreal Comedy Festival: Just For Laughs and his sold out Canadian theater tours, as well as performances all over the United States, Europe and Australia, Jeremy continues to grab audiences with his completely original and confused, yet very astute, observational comedy.
For the Thrill Seeker
Barely Methodical Troupe, the UK-based experimental acrobatic circus company presents Bromance – the show with relationships at its heart. With skills in parkour, b-boying, tricking, hand-to-hand acrobatics, Cyr wheel and more, Bromance presents a world where handshakes become handstands and backslaps become backflips. Prepare to be astounded!
For the Concert Goer
Award-winning, platinum-selling musician Sarah Harmer makes a much-anticipated return to the stage in support of her 2020 album, Are You Gone. Harmer’s sixth album and first in a decade, Are You Gone is a deeply personal and political collection of songs motivated by the beauty of life, the urgency of the climate crisis, and the question of loss.
For the first time, Sarah Slean and Hawksley Workman are set to share the stage, performing together from their musical repertoires. Both Slean and Workman have become staples in the Canadian music and arts scene, with careers spanning over 20 years. You don’t want to miss this evening of unforgettable music, soaring voices, and storytelling from their 20 years of friendship!
Still not sure which performance to choose? A gift certificate is perfect for anyone on your list. This year, they’re not only getting a live performance experience, but quality time together – all neatly stuffed in a stocking!
Buy (and personalize) a gift certificate online HERE, print at home.