The History of British Pantomime


Subject:
Performing Arts , Pantomime

Description:
"The origins of British Pantomime or 'Panto' as it is known in the UK, probably date back to the middle ages, and blend the traditions of the Italian Commedia dell' Arte, and the British Music hall to produce the art form that is Pantomime." Describes plot conventions, character types, slapstick comedy, and audience participation for this form of theater often produced around Christmas. From a company that sells pantomime scripts.

Publisher:
Limelight Scripts

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.limelightscripts.co.uk/scripts/history.htm


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