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Paddington Saves Christmas

Presented by Magical Theatre Company at Magical Theatre Company, Barberton OH

Dec 01 - 17 2023
Paddington Saves Christmas

Paddington is visiting Magical Theatre Company - all the way from London!

The lovable and ever polite Paddington is here to save Christmas – and as usual, his good intentions lead to hilarious chaos!

Magical Theatre Company is the first theatre in the United States to produce their own production of Paddington Saves Christmas. What a way to ring in the holiday season! Based on the book by Michael Bond, the journey to secure the rights to Paddington Saves Christmas took well over a year. But it’s been worth it according to Director, Holly Barkdoll. “It’s an honor to be the first theatre in the country to be entrusted with these beautiful puppets, and the opportunity to share this hilarious story of everyone’s favorite bear, Paddington!” says Barkdoll. “There’s so much heart in that little bear and the whole team of designers and actors are committed to bringing that heart.”

It’s holiday time and Paddington is making his favorite marmalade jam – but he runs out of sugar and heads next door to borrow some from Mr. Curry. The usually grumpy Mr. Curry is even more short-tempered than ever as he prepares for a visit from his great aunt, a stickler for tidiness. ... view more »


Contact: (330) 848-3708

Email: info@magicaltheatre.org

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Post-show Q&A with the actors and director.

Meet and greet with the actors after the show.

Raffle to win your kids’ picture with Paddington and take it home in a special frame.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Short video of Paddington Saves Christmas


Magical Theatre Company

565 W. Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton, OH 44203


Free parking on the street, as well as between 2nd and 3rd Streets (across from McDonald’s), and on Wooster Rd West, behind Alexander Commons.

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