With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to get into the festive spirit and there’s no better way to do it than with a traditional Christmas show. These are Wightlink’s most anticipated performances of the season:
Russian State Ballet present The Nutcracker – 2 December 2019, Shanklin Theatre
Enjoying sold out performances in 2018, Russian State Ballet and Opera House return for an annual UK tour. Be amazed by the lavish performance and intricate dancing throughout Swan Lake, one of the most popular ballets.
Vienna Festival Ballet presents The Nutcracker – 11 December 2019, Medina Theatre
Founded in 1980 by Peter Mellek, Vienna Festival Ballet have garnered world renown and critical acclaim. This enchanting classical ballet production of The Nutcracker features the spellbinding original score by Tchaikovsky, beautiful sets and breath-taking costumes.
Dick Whittington – 21 – 31 December 2019, Medina Theatre
Returning by popular demand, TV funnyman Bobby Dazzler leads the sensational pantomime’s cast in the Medina Theatre production of Dick Whittington and his Amazing Cat. Follow the rags and riches adventure with plenty of family-friendly fun along the way.
Spotlight (IOW) Ltd presents Aladdin – 22 December 2019 – 2 January 2020, Shanklin Theatre
One of the all-time family favourite pantomimes, Aladdin, comes to Shanklin Theatre for the Christmas season. Be dazzled by exquisite costumes, music, dance, adventure and laughter. Don’t forget to make a wish!
Wightlink is your link to making the most of these much-anticipated Christmas shows on the Isle of Wight. Book your festive ferry today and make this December one to remember.
*A version of this blog first appeared in Wightlife magazine.
If you’d like to share this with friends, family, the world... or even just bookmark it to read later - click the buttons below. Got an idea for us to try? Get in touch... We’re on Twitter so come and say hi! @wightlinkferry