Day: December 10, 2016

“It’s right in front of us”: British Christmas pantos come to America

Christmas pantomime plays, or “pantos” are cultural institutions here in the UK, but have been relatively unknown in the USA, until very recently.  As every British person knows, a panto is a musical comedy stage event, performed around Christmas time – featuring outrageous characters in bright, garish costumes. Usually based on a fairy tale or […]

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