By Nicole Fitzgerald
MY Millennium Place hosts a number of theatre performances, ranging from concerts and family storytelling to dance and theatre.
Romanza – L’arte del tenore
returns to Whistler with the Canadian version of
the three tenors Thursday, Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. at MY Place as part of the
Whistler Arts Council’s Performance Series. Humour, classical and contemporary
music, and three-part harmonies come together for a magical evening of musical
entertainment. Tickets are $22 for adults and $19 for students and seniors.
For the first time, Whistler will host a professional showing of
Dec. 22 and
23 at 4 and 8 p.m. at MY Place. The internationally acclaimed Goh Ballet builds
on a classic presentation by adding multimedia components and narrative to
bring the charming tale to life. Tickets range from $12.50 to $37.50. Reduced
ticket prices for matinee performances.
Children have their chance to step up to the stage with the
Amie Wolf Dec. 28 and 29 at MY Place as part of the Real Canadian in Whistler
series. Wolf hosts an interactive time of story theatre with children ages 3 to
12 invited to bring the concert to life by singing, playing characters and
making sound effects. Admission is by donation with a suggestion of $3 per
person or $10 per family.
Get into the Let is Snow spirit with Warren Miller’s latest ski
Off the Grid
Thursday, Dec. 28 at 7 and 9 p.m. at MY Place. The film includes a world-record
ski jump off a 245-foot cliff with skiers exploring Alaska’s rugged Chugach
Range then getting gnarly at the World Snowball Fighting Championships in
Japan. Tickets are $10.
Get to know The Bard in
on Dec. 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. at MY Place as part
of the Real Canadian in Whistler series. The one-woman show starring Nicole
Busby unearths the hilarity of Vern Thiessen, a Governor General Award-winning
Canadian playwright. The humour and greatness of Shakespeare comes to life in a
contemporary style with romance, reconciliation and revenge. Tickets are $25
for adults and $22.50 for students and seniors.
Mountain fun abounds with evening snow events and activities to
The Tube Park
, with 1,000
feet worth of sliding, is open until 8 p.m. during the holidays at Blackcomb
Learn to ride the rails at
Ride Tribe Holiday Jib Sessions
Friday, Dec. 29 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Blackcomb
Kids. Teens ages 13 to 18 are welcome to join. Children can also learn to ride
the rails at a
kid’s Jib Sessions
Thursday, Dec. 21 and 28 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at
Workshops are $45.
Christmas carolers will be out in full force over the holidays bringing Christmas cheer around Whistler Village. And gift-wrapping is taking place Dec. 21 to 24 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Telus Conference Centre. Gift-wrapping is by donation with proceeds benefiting local charities.