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Cinderella: A School Holiday Pantomime

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Ooh and Ahh, then Boo and Hiss
All children seem to love a good old fashioned pantomime. The story may be well known, but there is much excitement when young children go on an outing to see live theatre. Most kids these days have to be quiet and behave everywhere they go. But with a panto they have the opportunity for some audience participation, with booing the baddies and warning the heroine of what impeding disasters. Yelling out aloud is all part of the fun. Going to the theatre to see a pantomime is a must-do school holiday activity.

Cinderella Pantomime Adelaide
A pantomime is a great introduction to the world of theatre. Image by Wiki Images

This Cinderella adaptation has a few different parts from the story we know. But that will make it all the more interesting. The story follows the traditional tale with the evil step–mother and ugly step-sisters who are cruel and take advantage of the poor Cinders. And there is still a Fairy Godmother, the handsome Prince, and of course a happy ending. However this pantomime has funny men dressed as the step sisters, and some new characters.

It's a musical comedy, designed for family entertainment. Modern pantomime includes songs, slapstick comedy and dancing. The audience is expected to sing along to parts of the music and shout out phrases to the performers.

Kids are encouraged to come dressed as their favourite story book character for a walk on stage. The show runs for about 2 hours, and is suitable for ages 5- 12 years.

Cinderella Pantomime Adelaide
Some say we should not feed our kids stories of a boy who will save us, but I think kids still learn some independence as they grow. Image by Lou Anna on

Performance Dates for January 2016:
Tuesday 12 January at 7pm
Wednesday 13 January at 2pm
Thursday 14 January at 10.30am
Friday, 15 January at 10.30am
Saturday 16 January at 2pm
Sunday 17 January at 2pm

Cinderella Pantomime Adelaide
Amateur theatre groups provide a good start to the world of performing arts at a buget price. Please note, This is not the Stirling Theatre. Image by Out and About

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Why? Sor some fun holiday entertainment.
When: Morning and Matinee times during the week January 12th - 17th January 2016
Where: Stirling Community Theatre, 7 Avenue Road, Stirling.
Cost: Adults $15, Child/Concession $12, Family (2 adults, 2 children) $48 with a $0.30 booking fee per ticket type.
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