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Sinbad the Sailor

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‘Sinbad the panto’

Join him on his dangerous quest!


‘Sinbad’ is an amazing show for all ages, full of song, dance, fun and laughter. A classic story about good versus evil, set on unknown islands with even more mysterious creatures. When Sinbad comes home after a long journey of exploring foreign parts of the world he meets princess Yasmin. The two fall in love right away but they can’t get married. She is the daughter of the Sultan and he is but a common sailor... Only moments later, the evil magician ‘Xander Dread’ tricks everyone and kidnaps the princess! They fly away on a magic carpet, never to be seen in Baghdad again!

Sinbad persuades the Sultan that he’s the right man for this quest. And so he sets out to bring the princess back home, accompanied by his Captain and crew. What he doesn’t know is that they’ll meet pirates, sea witches and monsters on the way!! Will they survive this dangerous quest?

Find out for yourself if Sinbad succeeds in saving his beloved Yasmin, by joining us in an amazing show! And be warned: everybody is encouraged to boo-and-hiss at ‘the baddies’ and warn ‘the goodies’ of approaching danger (shout: “It’s behind you!”). Various characters on stage will seek the audience’s help, asking questions or claiming inability to sing or shout loud enough on their own. The wholehearted and loud response of the audience is vital - the louder the better!

Show dates:

• Thursday 31st of January 2019, 19:00 - 22:00h (school night)

• Friday 1st of February 2019, 19:00 - 22:00h (school night)

• Saturday 2nd of February 2019, 20:00 - 23:00h

• Sunday 3rd of February 2019, 15:00 - 18:00h (matinee)


Cascade Theatre, Hoge Kade 50, 3341 BE Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht 


http://www.idea-panto.nl/tickets ; early birds: €12,50; as of January 1st 2019/at the door: €13,-; children up to 16yrs €7,50

 All of us at IDEA hope you will come and see this beautiful and entertaining panto! Check out our Facebook @ www.facebook.com/idea.dramagroup and Instagram @https://www.instagram.com/ idea.dramagroup/ for the latest information and photos, or visit our website www.idea-panto.nl and order your tickets straight away.

  • International Drama Group for English Speaking Associates

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    I.D.E.A. was formed initially in 1992 as a means to allow English speaking people in the area of Dordrecht to participate in the production and performance of amateur theatricals. The major form of production was and still is the annual Christmas panto - a form which is unknown outside the UK. Over the years we have produced pantos (written by our own members) virtually every year, much to the enjoyment of the English resident population and to the delight of many Dutch people, who join in wholeheartedly.