Posted 18 Nov 2010
Liverpool is a unique and diverse city that has long been a poplar tourist destination. Its long history of performing arts and annual theatre festivals are truly what set it apart as one of the best destinations for theatre in the United Kingdom. The holiday season in November and December is an ideal time for festive productions, and it is the classic shows, Aladdin and Sleeping Beauty, that really stand out.

Aladdin The classic Tale

Aladdin, is sure to come alive in Liverpool this holiday season. The original story will shine on stage as audience members are taken to a far way land where a young, impoverished Aladdin takes the world by storm. Children will be delighted as they watch Aladdin outwit the evil sorcerer as he gets trapped in a cave, meets a magical genie and flies happily atop a magic carpet. Parents will enjoy the fact that Pamela Anderson signed on to play the part of the recognizable and famed character of the Genie once again. This is Anderson's encore pantomime production of the Genie; She played the part during the 2009 - 2010 holiday season at the New Wimbledon Theatre.

If you go: Where: Liverpool Empire Theatre When: Friday, December 10 2010 - Sunday, January 2 2011 Contact: Liverpool Empire Theatre Box Office, 0151 708 3200

Sleeping Beauty

A romantic story that has been retold for centuries but never gets old, Sleeping Beauty is a wonderful, festive show. This year, however, a rock-n-roll pantomime version is sure to be an unforgettable experience.The classic fairy tale hasn't seen such an innovative platform since its debut as an animated Disney film. The beautiful Princess Aurora, the enchanted forest and the handsome prince will all come alive in a rock-n-roll inspired extravaganza.

If you go: Where: Liverpool Everyman Theatre When: Friday, November 26 2010 - Saturday, January 22 2011 Contact: Liverpool Everyman Theatre Box Office, 0151 709 4776

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