Theatre Quadra revives the pantomime tradition

Dick Whittington and his Wonderful Cat is an original pantomime in the classic British tradition,

Dick Whittington and His Wonderful Cat will be on for two shows only this weekend. An original pantomime in the classic British tradition, Dick Whittington and his Wonderful Cat opens at the Quadra Community Centre on Saturday at 7 p.m. with a second show on Sunday at 2 p.m. Musical comedy fun for the whole family. Come boo the Evil Ferry and quake in fear at the dreaded Quadrasaurus. Cheer our hero Dick Whittington and his friends as they face the dangerous journey from Read Island to Quadra Island, and a life of fame and fortune. Adorable kittens, outrageous costumes, hilarious characters, light-hearted songs and dancing cats: this show has it all. Advance tickets on sale at Hummingbird Office and Art Supply and Quadra Crafts on Quadra and at the Music Plant in Campbell River. Adults $10 ($12 at the door), Ages 5-12, $5 ($6 at the door), under 5 free. For information, call 250 285 2739. Dick Whittington and His Wonderful Cat is presented by Pantoloon Productions.