The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #161278 Message #4132217
Posted By: DaveRo
13-Jan-22 - 04:43 AM
Thread Name: Pantomime
Subject: RE: Pantomime
The local Arts Society (in the UK) recently hosted this online presentaion by Ian Gledhill:
The Magic of Pantomime
He explained how panto evolved from the Commedia Dell'arte, via France to England (where they couldn't speak Italian, so they mimed), why the cross-dressing, and where the stories came from.
Maybe your group or club could book him. He's very good.
(Oh no he isn't!)