Just Kidding for Kids

Tickets $12 each or 2 for $20 by phone (250-754-7587) and at the door. 

When purchasing tickets in the 2 for $20 category, select 1 in order to get 2 tickets. If you order 2 in the 2 for $20 category you will get 4 tickets.

A Christmas Carol
by Dufflebag Theatre Company

Sun. Dec. 1 at 2pm

VIU’s Malaspina Theatre

Penny-pinching miser Ebenezer Scrooge is well-known across Victorian London for being far more interested in making money than friends. Above all else, he hates Christmas time. But on one particular Christmas Eve, several spirits give Ebenezer the surprise of his life to show him the true meaning of the season in this exuberant version of the Charles Dickens classic!

A Birdy Told Me So
with Ventriloquist Kellie Haines

Sat. Jan. 25 at 2pm

VIU’s Malaspina Theatre

Kellie doesn’t feel like she fits in until she receives a gift that talks on its own! She meets Magrau, a chatty bird puppet who makes people laugh. When Magrau signs them up for the school talent show Kellie is mortified. The advice from Magrau? Never give up! She learns that success is like learning how to ride a bike – you’re going to fall down a few times on your way.

Now We Know: A Complete History of Science
by Monster Theatre Company

Sat. May 2 at 2pm

VIU’s Malaspina Theatre

This rapid-fire comedy chronicles the complete history of science, as told by one expert. She teaches her assistant about the highs and lows of humankind’s struggle to make sense of the universe around them; from Pythagoras to Einstein, from Mayan numerology to Stephen Hawkings. Our intrepid hosts realize that the more we learn, the more there is yet to discover.

Just Kidding for Kids is a series for families and children aged 5-12. Introduced in 1995, Just Kidding has since presented almost 100 innovative and award winning productions.The series has been effective in developing a children’s audience and building relationships with the community through support from local organizations and businesses, as sponsors donate their tickets to local outreach programs.