Alice in a Winter Wonderland

A holiday panto!
Friday
22nd
December
2017
7:30PM
Saturday
23rd
December
2017
2:00PM
Saturday
23rd
December
2017
7:30PM

In Britain there is a wonderful holiday tradition called a “panto.” Back in 1717, the actor/manager John Rich first created a type of show that involved a well-known fairy tale told in an exaggerated style filled with audience participation, popular songs, slapstick comedy, jokes and dances.

At its best, a panto thrills children with the opportunity to cheer for the hero and boo at the villain and sing along with some of their favorite songs. But the brilliance of a good panto lies in its ability to also entertain adults with double entendre, references to modern culture, open satire of other works and the opportunity to sing along with some of their favorite songs.

Bring the whole family to FPAC’s second annual “American Panto” — a holiday tradition for us all!


THE BLACK BOX

15 West Central Street
Franklin MA 02038
United States