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Wednesday, November 19, 2014


(Nathan Kruger as Aladdin & Rory Booth as the Genie of the Ring. 
Pic by Val Adamson)

The annual KickstArt pantomime is a much-anticipated event on Durban’s calendar, and this year the company is set to dazzle old and young alike with the magical adventures of Aladdin and his enchanted lamp which comes to the Elizabeth Sneddon theatre from December 5.

This fabulous family pantomime follows the popular tradition of such previous KickstArt family entertainments as Jack and the Beanstalk, Robin Hood, Snow White and Cinderella. Featuring popular songs, jokes galore, glamorous costumes, and sumptuous sets ranging from a Cave of Wonders full of dancing jewels to a golden Chinese palace, Aladdin is a ‘must-see’ in anyone’s holiday diary.

Starring popular performers Bryan Hiles (Wishee Washee), Darren King (Widow Twankey), Iain Robinson (Abanazar, the evil magician), Georgina Mabbett (Princess Jasmine) and Rory Booth (Genie of the Ring), this pantomime also introduces exciting newcomer Nathan Kruger as Aladdin.  

Aladdin is written and directed by Steven Stead and designed by Greg King with lighting by Tina le Roux.

Aladdin runs at The Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from December 5 to January 11. Book early to avoid disappointment! The KickstArt pantomime usually sells out well in advance!. Bookings are now open at Computicket.