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Chemainus Theatre
9737 Chemainus Road
Chemainus BC V0R 1K0

Performance Notes

× Adapted by Caleb Marshall and Erin Keating

From the classic short story by Valentine Davies

November 15 - December 29 2019

Family show appropriate for ages 8+

This is the Christmas story that we all want to believe in! Kris Kringle, a retired old man, is hired as Macy's Santa in New York, and begins to spread Christmas cheer by directing parents to other stores, where they can find the exact special gift on their child's Christmas list. As he threatens their commercialization of Christmas, those in charge try to have Kris committed. The stakes are raised with a court competency hearing, and the risk of one little girl's belief in Santa. When the court confirms Kris the true Santa, both children and adults alike experience the delight of childhood fantasy.

THE PLAYBILL DINING ROOM - Enjoy an enticing and satisfying experience with an amazing selection of culinary delights, a new menu inspired by every show, and live music that sets the mood. Click Here for a description of our menus.

THEATRE GETAWAY PACKAGES - Getaway to Chemainus with a pre-show buffet in the Playbill Dining Room, a theatre performance, accommodations at the Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn, and a delicious hot breakfast buffet. Many charming local bed & breakfasts also offer theatre packages. Click Here for more information.

**TRAVEL ADVISORY** – Please allow for extra travel time in November & December as there will be road construction on Chemainus Road between Henry Rd and Victoria St.

COVID-19 Safety

× In keeping with the directives from WorkSafeBC and BC Public Health, we have taken some important precautions.

  • All visitors are required to wear protective face masks.
  • 50 seats are available each night with a maximum party size of 6. BC Public Health requires that only members of the same household or core bubble sit together.
  • Tables are spaced at an appropriate 2 m distance from other tables
  • Designated separate entrance and exit for the Playbill Dining Room
  • Guests will be required to wait at an appropriate 2 m distance in all areas where cueing is required
  • There will be a three-metre separation between the performer and all patrons
  • We have a hand sanitizing station for guests and staff when they enter the front door, as well as additional hand sanitizing stations throughout the facility
  • Signage is posted at the entrance of the dining room to ensure that no one with symptoms of COVID-19 or who has contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 will enter the venue

View our full COVID-19 Safety Plan.

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