7 Top International Theatre Shows To Watch Online This Christmas!

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To combat falling attendance at the theatres, many shows are offering their shows online! That means, you don't have to travel to catch this Christmas-themed theatre shows!

One interesting development due to COVID-19 is the shift of traditionally offline experiences to online platforms. That means you now have a choice to catch these Christmas-themed shows by international theatres from your living room! 

*Do note the timings of the show, it will probably be stated in the local times. While we have excluded shows that is not available for online viewing in Singapore, there may be changes and we encourage you to review for restrictions. 

The Gruffalo LIVE on Stage

Dates / Times (UK): 12 and 13 Dec (11 am and 2 pm)
Price: From £10

This popular bedtime story, based on the classic book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the Gruffalo will be broadcast live from London to audiences around the world! 

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood¬†with songs, laughs and monstrous fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups.¬†This live-streamed version will¬†feature exciting¬†additional‚ÄĮaudience interaction and a¬†free‚ÄĮprintable‚ÄĮactivity pack‚ÄĮfilled with ways to make your at-home theatre experience extra special.¬†¬†

Tickets starts from £10 and allows multiple people to view the show on one screen. 

Ali The Magic Elf

Photo Credits: thetempohouse

Dates / Times (UK): 16 - 25 Dec 
Price: Free

Designed for kids aged 3 - 8 years old, this pre-recorded Live performance follows Ali the Elf, who works in the North Pole. It's Christmas Eve but everything is going wrong! All the children's letters have not been answers and all the elves are panicking.

Follow Ali as he works his way to avoid a Christmas disaster!

Performance is available to view from 16 - 25 Dec, on demand. 

A Christmas Carol

Dates / Times (UK): 12 Dec - 24 Dec (1 pm and 7 pm, selected slots)
Price: From £20

Charles Dickens’ immortal classic A Christmas Carol returns to stage, performed live from the Old Vic Theatre auditorium and streamed to homes across the world.

Suitable for 8+ years. Tickets start from £20 and only 1 ticket is required per screen. The performance will be Live-streamed via Zoom. 

The Snow Queen

Dates / Times (UK): 19 Dec (4 pm), 20 - 24 Dec (11 am and 2 pm), 26 Dec (11 am)
Price: £20

An online interactive storytelling adventure for 4 years old and above, The Snow Queen, will be Live-streamed via Zoom. 

From the comfort of your home, join Holly this Christmas for a magical, snow-filled adventure, inspired by the classic fairy tale ‚ÄėThe Snow Queen‚Äô. Clap your hands, make some magic and join in with the whole family, wherever they are in the world.

Tickets are available at £20 per device. 

Jack and the Beanstalk Online

Dates / Times (UK): 1 - 30 Dec
Price: £16

Following the popular Children's Fairytale, the story follows Fairy Fluff who is on a mission to save the village of Prickly Bottom from the evil Giant and his horrible henchman, Fleshcreep. But first, she needs to enlist the help of Jack Trott! 

The performance is recommended for 5+ years and is available for view online at £16 per screen!

Christmas at the (Snow) Globe

Photo Credit: The Guardian

Dates / Times (UK): 23 Dec 2020 - 5 Jan 2021
Price: £15

Performed at the Shakespeare Globe Theatre, a child stands in our wooden ‚ÄėO‚Äô waiting for the show to begin but something‚Äôs not quite right. The theatre is bare. Where are the players, the audience and stewards?

The cast of Christmas at the (Snow) Globe will restore the magic of Christmas with classic Christmas songs, get ready to sing-along and join the cast in turning every household into a winter wonderland.

Tickets are available at £15 and only 1 ticket is required per household. 


Dates / Times (UK): 19 and 24 Dec (7 pm)
Price: £25

A fairytale that needs no introductions, join Cinderella as she attempts to outwit her Ugly Stepsisters and win the heart of the dashing Prince ‚Äď with a little help from best friend Buttons and her very own Fairy Godmother, of course.

The performance is suitable for 6+ years and is Live-streamed together with the audience members! Tickets are available at £25 per screen.



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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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