Little Women: A British Panto – opens Dec. 13

Young girl and lead boy talking to each other

Little Women Takes the Stage

You’ve seen the film! You’ve seen the television series! You’ve seen the anime! Played the game! Pretended to read the book in 9th Grade! Now, you can experience Little Women, the Panto! Join Marmee, Jo, Meg, Amy, and dear, dear Beth as they try to get out of Childhood! See Childhood and the 19th century fight back! Find out who’s this year’s Dame! Find out what Panto Horse is doing in the March household! As our 9th grade English teacher, Ms. Maria says: “Little Women, what’s not to like? It’s “Important Literature,” and it’s pretty to look at! ” Guaranteed holiday fun for the whole family, with unstoppable interactive craziness, and lots of candy! From the same folks who brought you British Panto for over ten years! Little Women: A British Panto, adapted by Christine Nicholson from the novel by Louisa May Alcott December 13 - 22, 2019 West Sacramento Community Black Box Theatre

Beowulf, The Panto? Yes, Beowulf, The Panto!

You’ve seen the film! Played the game! Read the epic poem in 9th Grade! Now, you can experience Beowulf, the Panto! Join King Hrothgar, and Beowulf as they fight to save their kingdom from the dreadful dragon, Grendel, and his even more dreadful Mum! See Beowulf win the hand of the fair Princess Hrothmund, and duck the flying little smokies!. As Gary Naylor, of Broadway World says: “Beowulf, what’s not to like?”

Splinter Group Theatre presents Beowulf, the Panto!, by John Savournin and the Charles Court Opera, opening Thursday, December 14 and playing through Saturday, December 23rd.  Performances are December 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, and 23 at 7:00 pm, and December 16, 17 and 23 at 2:00 pm.

This production is directed by Luther Hanson, with musical direction by Kathleen Poe, and a cast of thirteen.   Beowulf is played by Jonathan Plon, Grendel by Vern Lewis, Grendel’s mother by Elliot Herzer, King Hrothgar by Juan Ramos, Princess Hrothmund by Breanna Reilly, Wiglaff by Ava Jones, Good Spirit by Kathleen Poe, with all other roles played by John Hancock, Austin Mills, Christine Nicholson, Connor Oshiro, Dan Reilly, and Johnna Wood. .  The live band is Kailer Bibbins on keyboards, and Steve Ibarra on drums.

Performances will be held in the Black Box Theatre at the West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 W. Capitol Ave, West Sacramento, CA 95691

Ticket prices are $15 General Admission; $10 for Students with IDs, Seniors, and Persons with Disabilities; and $5 for children under 6.