Tag Archives: Jackie English

CHRISTMAS PANTO ROCKS SANDCASTLE

RED SANDCASTLE launches the New Year with theatrical fireworks! A pantomime or panto is a kind of musical comedy, developed in England and performed during Christmas and New Years. Every year, Red Sandcastle Theatre premieres a newly-minted holiday pantomime. Originally, … Continue reading

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GENIUS IN A LAMP

  Every year at Christmas time, The Red Sandcastle Theatre stages a pantomime, for kids and grown ups. A pantomime is a kind of silly fairy tale, full of hammy acting, songs, dances, and audience interaction. The pantomimes at the … Continue reading

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A TURNING POINT

Recently, at the Storefront Theatre, I attended the screening of Kat Sandler’s hit play, Cockfight, in the same place where the rough, raw, and rowdy stage drama premiered over a year ago. Bell Canada’s Fibe TV1 filmed the piece, and this … Continue reading

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A MOST DELIGHTFUL EVENT

This week, the lights came up on the extraordinary Christmas pantomime at the Red Sandcastle Theatre. The place was packed with adults and kids, and there was a real ruckus of audience involvement. I’ve rarely had SO much fun. The pantomime, … Continue reading

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