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Cre8 Theatre presents Jack and The Beanstalk panto at the drive-in cinema Belfast

Friday 18th December 2020 at 4pm 0 Comments Drama

Pictured are actors Holly Greig and Mark Claney. Image: Pictured are actors Holly Greig and Mark Claney.

Christmas is cancelled! Oh no it isn’t! Cre8 Theatre, in partnership with Let’s Go Hydro, presents a family-friendly drive-in pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk, at the drive-in cinema, Belfast, featuring the Giant, Jack, Jill, Dame Ms. Pinch, Daisy Cow and more, supported by the Organisations Emergency Programme through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. 

Jack and the Beanstalk is a colourful, high energy contemporary performance featuring typical pantomime elements; dancing, singing and banter with the audience. As well as the pantomime streamed directly to the big screen, Cre8 Theatre has devised a hilarious programme of pre and mid-show entertainment with live actors to truly entertain audiences from the safety and comfort of their cars.

Sarah Lyle, Artistic Director, Cre8 Theatre, commented,

“We are excited to bring a show stopping, interactive and magical family pantomime to Let’s Go Hydro especially after our award-winning presentation of Jack and the Beanstalk live at The Braid Arts Centre Ballymena, Christmas 2019 and our Zoom show summer 2020.  The people of NI deserve a sprinkle of Christmas magic and we are delighted to be giving them this opportunity to attend a Christmas pantomime. Bursting with show stopping music and catchy dance routines this show will literally dust off the Covid cobwebs and blow you away. Join us for a fun filled positive end to 2020. Merry Christmas from all at Cre8 Theatre.”

Caoileann Curry-Thompson, Arts Development Officer for Drama and Dance, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, added,

“Congratulations to the team at Cre8 Theatre in bringing us this terrific show to enjoy this Christmas.  The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is delighted to support this production through our Organisational Emergency Programme (OEP), a vital funding scheme established to help organisations respond to the immediate impacts of the Covid-19 crisis, including helping them to continue producing creative work and plan for recovery in the long-term.  Cre8 Theatre’s Jack and the Beanstalk panto is an unmissable, magical treat for all the family and I would encourage everyone to snap up your tickets while you still can.”

Cre8 Theatre’s Jack and the Beanstalk continues on the following dates: 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th December and includes, panto performance, popcorn, soft drinks and massive amounts of festive cheer!  Tickets cost £45 per vehicle and are available at


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