A British theatrical entertainment, traditionally produced around the Christmas period, which is farcical in nature and often based on folk tales or childrens stories (eg. 'Peter Pan'). Often referred to simply as 'Panto', pantomime has developed a unique character wherein the principal boy is traditionally played by a female, the Dame by a male, and the audience are actively encouraged to participate vocally in the performance.
theatre entertainment heavy on spectacle. The pantomime could include singing, dancing, plays - either comic or spooky/gothic, elaborate costumes, and the best special effects of the day. This was rollicking popular fare in contrast to the more prestigious, serious stage dramas, not unlike the summer blockbuster movies of today
Pantomime (informally, panto) refers to a theatrical genre, traditionally found in Great Britain, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and Ireland, which is usually performed around the Christmas and New Year holiday season.
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A circus specific genre; it is used in various circuses in different times; there were a great number of pantomime ranging from heroic-battle ones and performances involving huge stage set to animal plays and short miniatures performed by mime clowns.