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Kensington Town Hall
3710 Mitchell Street Kensington, MD 20895
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Parking was close and not an issue
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Khakis were appropriate although some dressed up, some did not.
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22 ratings
3.9 average rating
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261 events
190 reviews
65 stars
attended Dec 03 2011

I hadn't planned to attend but friends were going so I reluctantly decided to join them. This was a good kids-parents event that was not for me.

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79 events
56 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 09 2011

I hate to give a low score to a show where the actors seemed to be having fun and meaning well, but as someone who sees a lot of community theater, this was one of the two worst shows I've seen in the last few years. I think if you are bringing a...continued

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15 reviews
15 stars
attended Dec 11 2011

The show was very funny. British humor at its best. We were not familiar with the pantomime-form and it felt a bit awkward in the beginning to join in for the shouting and singing. But all inhibitions disappeared quickly. Our 13-yr-old daughter...continued

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Website

http://britishplayers.org/

Description

Directed by Pauline Griller-Mitchell 

Produced by Eileen Kent 

A traditional British Pantomime 

Young Peter’s evil brothers have cheated him out of his inheritance, leaving him with nothing but his mangy old cat. Worse, the girl he loves is really a princess, and her mother wants her to marry a rich lord. Plus, a hungry ogre is looking for dinner. But wait! Mother Goose casts a spell on the cat, and it’s Puss in Boots to the rescue! 

Pantomime is a British tradition of winter musical comedy theatre. Not to be mistaken with mime – silent performers in white-face make up. British pantomime takes familiar fairy tales and children’s stories such as Cinderella, Aladdin, Dick Whittington and His Cat, Snow White and injects a bit of music hall (British Vaudeville) sensibility, contemporary references and audience participation to create a raucous, noisy entertainment that’s fun for the whole family. 

About the Ticket Supplier: The British Players

The British Players are dedicated to bringing high-quality traditional British theater to the Washington area, and since 1964 they have been delighting audiences with a wonderful recipe of humor, patriotism, music, dance and dialog, with material dating from the turn of the century to the modern day.