Upcoming Productions

We need volunteers:  ushers, ticket takers, elevator operator, 50/50 draw etc.  Great way to see a show for free!

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COMING DECEMBER 13TH, 14TH  AT 7:30 P.M. 

AND DEC. 15TH  AT 2:00 P.M. 2019!

SLEEPING BEAUTY, THE PANTO

A magical tale of Fairies, true love, curses and spinning wheels!  The Princess Rose is about to celebrate her eighteenth birthday and the end of a long-standing curse put on her by the evil fairy Malicia.  The future looks bright but the wicked fairy is not to be thwarted!  Can Rose’s friends Nurse Nelly Nutmeg and court jester Jingling Jerry save her?  Will she find true love with the dashing Prince Rhod?  Can the good but somewhat scatter-brained fairy Forget-me-not remember how to aid the goodies?  A traditional family pantomime packed with jokes, silliness and oodles of audience participation!

WHAT THE HECK IS A PANTO?!

Pantomime (informally panto) is a type of musical comedy stage production designed for family entertainment. It was developed in England and is still performed throughout the United Kingdom and (to a lesser extent) in other English-speaking countries, especially during the Christmas and New Year season.  It is done is Canada!  

Elements of a Panto

The pantomime today

Today the pantomime is traditionally performed at Christmas. It is a show for children, but grownups like it as well. Usually a well-known story is told, e.g. Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Pinocchio, The Three Little Pigs, Puss in Boots, The Musicians of Bremen, Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Snow White etc. There is a lot of spoken dialogue but there are also songs, and sometimes the audience join in. There are many traditions in pantomime. These are some of the main ones:

 

HILDA'S YARD - spring 2020

by Canadian playwright, Norm Foster

APRIL 24th, 25th, 26th AND MAY 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 2020

 

 

 

 

 



 

Hanover Community Players

443 10th Avenue, Hanover ON N4N 2P1

519-506-6902 (Box-office, active only one month prior to production)

info@hanovercommunityplayers.ca

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