Thursday 22 March 2018

How to get your festive fix of panto fun...

Jack and the Beanstalk at The Helix Theatre
Jack and the Beanstalk at The Helix Theatre

Kirsty Blake Knox and Sam Griffin

The Olympia Theatre, Dublin: Freezin' - The Story of the Snow Queen

Star Attraction: Dustin the Turkey and comedian Al Porter - who plays Dame Lolly Polly - steal the show.

Price: Tickets from €25. Family of four ticket for €80.

Run: December 18 to January 10.


Cork Opera House: Beauty & The Beast

Star Attraction: Frank Mackey takes on the part of Nanny Potts. There some top-notch flying sequences.

Price: €25-€30, with family tickets €80-€100. Discounts for groups of 20 or more.

Run: Dec. 10 to January 17.


The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin: Little Red Riding Hood

Star Attraction: Dame Joe Conlon, who celebrates his 26th year in the industry, plays 'The Notorious Granny McGregor'.

Price: From €19.50 (including booking fee).

Run: November 29 to January 24.


University Concert Hall Limerick: Sleeping Beauty

Star Attraction: Boyzone's Keith Duffy, and 'Fair City' actor George McMahon take centre stage.

Price: Adults from €20. Children from €17. Family tickets €68/€88.

Run: Dec 16 to January 3.


Galway Town Hall: Jack and the Beanstalk

Star Attraction: Directed by the award-winning twins Brian and Sean Power, it features well-known Galway performers and electrifying dance routines.

Price: Children €14. Adults €16

Run: Dec 29 to January 10.


Everyman, Cork: Aladdin

Star Attraction: Winner of the 'Voice of Ireland' Keith Hanley as the Genie.

Price: €26 for children and adults. €95 family ticket.

Run: December 5 to January 10.


Tivoli Theatre, Dublin: The Cheerios Panto Beauty and The Beast

Star Attraction: TV3's Alan Hughes and model Michele McGrath star.

Price: Tickets from €15

Run: Dec 9 - January 10

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