At the dawn of the next ice age, panels of Arctic geologists will reward the best triple lutz with a cup of hot chocolate. Soak up salchow smarts with today’s Groupon to Sears Stars on Ice on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Credit Union Centre on Thatcher Avenue. Choose from the following seating options:
- For $65, you get one level P-2 ticket, a preshow warm-up pass, a meet-and-greet with skaters, and a signed poster (a $225 value).
- For $35, you get one level P-3 ticket and a preshow pass (a $70 value).
- For $12, you get one level P-4 ticket (a $25 value).
Toe looping through its 21st tour, Sears Stars on Ice offers ice aficionados a professional skating parade, featuring a skate-studded international lineup of Olympic medalists and world-class athletes in a dazzling theatrical spectacle of glitter, lights, music, and ice. The Scott Hamilton–produced performance features a cast that includes fan favourites such as 2010 Olympic gold medalist Evan Lysacek, 2010 bronze medalist Joannie Rochette, and four-time World Champion Kurt Browning, as well as passionate pairs-skating matchups and triumphant group performances to a diverse soundtrack ranging from exhilarating pop music to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s monotone reciting of “Silent Night.”
In addition to thrilling to every spin, spiral, and spill, fans can also flash-freeze memories of Sears Stars on Ice’s frosty exhibition with a behind-the-scenes access package that includes a meet-and-greet with at least two of the show’s performers and a signed poster. Prep frame-worthy signature swag for prominent positions in skating shrines, or chat with skaters on their favourite moves, their most thrilling skating moment, and how many zambonis they’ve befriended over the years.