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Hansel and Gretel
January 5, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until January 5, 2019
Appealing to all ages, his traditional British pantomime is a family musical, written and directed by BC’s own Ellie King.
About the show:
The apple crop has failed for the past five years which is a disaster for the famous strudel makers of the little village of Unterstrudel, situated somewhere between Austria and Hungary. But the Strolling Players have come to town bringing their own silly brand of entertainment to lighten the mood, and now love is in the air so it can’t all be bad, right?
Oh but what’s this? Young Hansel and his sister Gretel are in terrible danger from Mistress Grimm, their father’s fiancee who is scheming to kidnap them for her own nefarious ends. And nothing attracts youngsters like a Gingerbread House full of candy. Oh dear – who can save them from a terrible fate? (no, in this version she doesn’t eat them!)
All your favourite panto characters are here in this, the most traditional panto in BC. Join in the fun by booing the bad guys, cheering the good guys and add to your Holiday Cheer as this feel-good show sets your feet tapping and lifts your heart.
Hansel, Gretel and the Strolling Players plays at the Massey Theatre on January 4th at 7:30 pm and January 5th at 3:30 pm.
Tickets are available online at ticketsnw.ca or by phone on 604-521-5050.