Oh Yes It Is! – Ireland's pantomimes this festive season
Published 01/12/2012 | 06:00
Cinderella: The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin
The Gaiety has done Christmas Panto every year since 1873 and this year it is the old favourite Cinderella, starring David Glynn-Crowley as Prince Charming.
Opens December 2 for a six-week run.
Red Riding Hood: Everyman, Cork
The lovely old Everyman Theatre in Cork stages Red Riding Hood, with Cork's favourite Dame – Jim Mulcahy.
December 8-January 6.
Snow White & The Adventures of Sammy Sausages – Tivoli Theatre, Dublin
Panto veteran Alan Hughes, Eurovision winner Niamh Kavanagh and Big Brother Star Brian Dowling all appear in this cheeky update of Snow White.
December 12-January 13.
Jedward & The Magic Lamp – Olympia Theatre, Dublin
The twins are Panto veterans themselves at this stage, and return to their home town to star in a reworking of the Aladdin story at the Olympia. Parents, bring earplugs.
December 19-January 16.
Cinderella - University Concert Hall, Limerick
Twink, Dustin the Turkey , and all star cast.
December 21 - January 6.
Beauty And The Beast - The Lime Tree Theatre, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
The Limerick Panto Society present Beauty and The Beast.
December 28 - January 6.
Snow White & The Seven Dwarves – Town Hall Theatre, Galway
The 34th Annual Renmore Pantomine, starring the best of Galway theatrical talent and kids' group – the Renmore Smurfs.
December 29-January 13.