Round Up of the Best Pantos in Ireland 2021

Michelle

October 11, 2021

Christmas pantos in Ireland

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Fancy a trip to the theatre that the whole family will enjoy? A good Panto is guaranteed to get everyone into the Christmas spirit…oh yes it is! We have a round up of the best pantos in Ireland this year for everyone from 4 to 104!

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This all-singing, all-dancing, all-laughing form of Christmas entertainment has become a firm family favourite for the festive season.

These brilliant shows are creatively produced, offering lots of laugh out loud fun for the whole family to enjoy. With shows taking place around the country, you’ll definitely find one to suit. Get booking early though, tickets sell out fast!

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Best Pantos in Dublin 2021

The Little Mermaid Gaiety Panto

Gaiety Panto 2021

Dates: November 28th 2021 to January 9th 2022

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit to the Gaiety Panto! The Gaiety Theatre has hosted the annual Christmas Panto each year since 1873 and families come from far and wide to experience the Gaiety Christmas Panto. For many it has become as much a family Christmas tradition as Santa himself!

The Little Mermaid, a pantomime extravaganza with singing, dancing and laugh out loud oceanic adventures, will transform The Gaiety Theatre into a stunning kingdom under the sea.

For more information and booking details, click here.

Little Red Riding Hood at The Helix

Pantos in Dublin 2021

Dates: November 26th 2021 to January 9th 2022; sensory show on December 21st

Join Red on her adventures through the magical pantosphere. Will she finally realise her true destiny and save Fairy tale Land from the clutches of the darkness?

With panto favourites Buddy (Colin Hughes), Laurel (Aidan Mannion),the wicked warlock (Paul Byrom), and the outrageous Dame Lola (Chris Corroon).

For more information and booking details, click here.

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Aladdin at the National Stadium

Aladdin panto 2021

Dates: December 9th 2021 to January 2nd 2022

Alan Hughes and Karl Broderick present this year’s Panto, Aladdin at the National Stadium, Dublin. Sammy Sausages, Buffy, Sparkle and friends will be back!

For more information and booking details, click here.

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Cinderella at dlr Mill Theatre

Pantos in Dublin 2021

Dates: December 9th 2021 to January 9th 2022

Find out whether Cinderella makes it to the ball, will she meet her handsome prince and will the ugly dames (favourites Garry Mountaine and Mathew O’Brien) get their just desserts?

With mischievous comedy, amazing special effects and plenty of boos and hisses, Cinderella will be packed with festive fun for all the family from those aged 4 to 104. So polish off your pumpkins, grab your glass slippers and get ready to head to Dundrum!

For more information and booking details, click here.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Liberty Hall

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Meet Dame Nellie, Muddles, Snow White & Prince Harry Hunkadore as they battle against the Wicked Queen Dragonella, played by the wonderfully talented Eurovision winner Niamh Kavanagh.

Will good triumph over evil? Or will the Wicked Queen become the fairest in the land once more? Only one way to find out! Drop along and see for yourself this Christmas at Dublin’s favourite traditional family panto – The Liberty Panto Dublin.

For more information and booking details, click here.

Olly, Polly and the Beanstalk, 3Olympia Theatre

Pantos in Dublin 2021 Olympia

Dates: December 22nd 2021 to Sunday 3rd January 2022

Join Olly, Polly and their dancing cow in this hilarious beanstalk climbing, roof raising, action packed spin on the classic tale of Jack and the Beanstalk!

With a laugh-a-minute script, dazzling dancers and all star cast, Olly, Polly & The Beanstalk is bursting with magic and madness and is not to be missed!

For more information and booking details, click here.

Dublin Panto’s Jack and the Beanstalk

Dublin panto

Dates: December 22nd 2021 to January 9th 2022

The Dublin Panto is back with Jack and the Beanstalk.

For more information, check their Facebook page.

Sleeping Beauty at Draiocht, Blanchardstown

Draiocht panto 2021

Dates: January 6th to 23rd 2022; sensory show on January 13th

Panto is Back! Oh yes it is!

Once again Coolmine Panto Group will be back in Draíocht in January 2022 with Sleeping Beauty, written by Karl Harper.

For more information and booking details, click here.

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Best Pantos Around Ireland 2021

Nanny Nellie’s Adventures in Pantoland at Cork Opera House

Pantos in Cork 2021

Dates: December 10th 2021 to January 9th 2022

This Christmas, welcome back everyone’s favourite panto star Nanny Nellie as she and her friends take you on a magical trip to Pantoland!

Join Nanny, her nephew Jack, best friend Jill and zany, madcap Fairy Tonkerbell on an magical adventure to save Pantoland and all it’s fairytale favourites from the evil magician Balthazar. And with the help of Jasmine, Peter Pan, Cinderella and Snow White, they’re battling to save Pantoland from ruin. Will they succeed? Come and find out!

With sensational song and dance, comedy in abundance and plenty of boos and hisses ’Nanny Nellie’s Adventures in Pantoland’ is the place to be this Christmas – you’d be a dirty lookin eejit to miss it!

For more information and booking details, click here.

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Renmore Pantomime, Galway

Pantos 2021

Dates: December 29th 2021 to January 9th 2022

Renmore Pantomime Society are delighted to be back for their 42nd year with the magical Cinderella! Be prepared for them to ‘Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo’ their way through the Town Hall Theatre for a total of 17 performances.

For more information and booking details, click here.

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Aladdin at the National Opera House, Wexford

Wexford panto 2021

Dates: January 19th to 23rd 2022

The Wexford Pantomime Society is back for it’s 54th production, and the first in their new home, the National Opera House.

For more information and booking details, click here.

Sleeping Beauty at Theatre Royal, Waterford

best pantos in ireland

Dates: December 8th to 30th 2021; sensory show on December 2nd

Waterford Panto Society are delighted to return to the Theatre Royal Stage with ‘Sleeping Beauty’ – the Panto of your Dreams, this December.

All the familiar faces are back, along with dancers, chorus and a full live band. Expect laugh out loud moments along with up to date pop and musical numbers.

For more information and booking details, click here.

Cinderella at glór, Clare

Pantos 2021

Dates: December 23rd 2021 to January 1st 2022; sensory show on December 23rd

Pantaloons return to the glór stage this December with the enchanting tale of Cinderella, told Pantaloons-style!

Cinderella is treated as a servant by her Wicked Stepmother and her two Ugly Sisters. She can only dream of going to the Ball and falling in love…until her Fairy Godmother appears to make her wish come true! Can Buttons help her? Will her Prince find her? All will  be revealed at Pantaloons’ Christmas Panto this December.

For more information and booking details, click here.

The Snow Queen at Mullingar Arts Centre, Westmeath

best pantos in Ireland

Dates: December 9th to 30th 2021

This Christmas, Mullingar Pantomime Group bring to the stage their 14th production, The Snow Queen.

Led by the amazing Dame, Snowflake and incorporating Princess’ Elsa and Anna the story is the struggle of good over evil – the evil character being The Snow Queen and her collection of Snow creatures. Watch out for Ben and Holly, the largest characters ever to grace the stage of the Arts Centre and lots of other fun characters.

Featuring well known songs and the immensely talented dancers, it is an experience not to be missed. The show will include the ever-present Movie, which has become an integral part of the annual Panto.

For more information and booking details, click here.

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Published On: October 11th, 2021 / Categories: Entertainment, Ireland / Last Updated: October 22nd, 2021 / Tags: , , /

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Michelle is a Mum to 2 girls and co-founded Mykidstime.

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