6 Easy Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Theatre Fans
Rose are red, violets are blue but if you can’t finish this rhyme then you’re probably not great at Valentine’s Day. If you’re wracking your brains for a gift for your special someone, we’ve got some easy suggestions for the theatre lover in your life.
Make A Mixtape
You can update technology from a cassette tape an online playlist if you like, but the intention still there. Just like Princeton in Avenue Q, spend some time thinking about the music that means a lot to your partner and pick songs that mean they’ll think of you the next time they hear it.
Bake Them A Cake
If your partner has a sweet tooth, have a go at baking them Bruce Bogtrotter’s favourite confection from Matilda, a nice big chocolate cake. If you rarely cook for them, they’ll be surprised and touched by the effort you went to and if you’re a great baker, they’ll be excited for a yummy cake! To really put the icing on the cake, book tickets to Matilda and you’ll have a Valentine’s Day to remember.
Become A Genie
To truly pamper your partner, turn them into Jasmine or Aladdin for a day and cater to their every need. Commit to taking care of the shopping, cooking and cleaning and round the day off with a shoulder rub and a glass of bubbly, treating them like royalty with every wish being your command. Then when they think they’ve had a perfect day, put the cherry on the top with a pair of tickets to Aladdin!
Declare Your Love
Take a leaf out of Romeo‘s book and declare your love with a poem you’ve written or a grand public statement. This is ideal if you happen to have a balcony but will work also in the living room or their place of work.
Buy Them A Bell
OK this might seem like a strange suggestion but shows like Hairspray, Guys and Dolls and The Music Man all make references to hearing bells when you’re in love. Buy a nice hand bell and tie a ribbon around the handle with a note explaining how you feel about them. It’s more of a symbolic present so we recommend following this up with show tickets!
Perform In A Flash mob
Got a bunch of super talented friends? Pick your partner’s favourite song and create a mini dancing flash mob to surprise them. They’ll never see it coming and, if you’re all singers, even better! It’ll be a Valentine’s Day they’ll never forget.