Young performers invited to audition for Perth Theatre’s homecoming panto


The team behind Perth Theatre’s homecoming panto, Aladdin, is on the lookout for talented local youngsters to take to the newly restored theatre stage in this year’s festive family favourite.

The first panto in the transformed Perth Theatre, Aladdin runs from Saturday 9 December until Saturday 6 January.

Young people aged 9 to 13 can download an application pack from the Horsecross Arts website at

or pick one up from Perth Concert Hall Box Office. The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 11 September 2017. Confirmation of audition places will be made by Friday 15 September.

Successful applicants will be called for audition in Perth Concert Hall on Saturday 23 September.

Written by Joel Horwood, directed by Lu Kemp, Aladdin stars regular Perth panto dame Barrie Hunter and a cast of returning favourites and new faces.

Mwahahahahahaaaa! Body-popping, break-dancing Baddie Abanazer is going to win the panto! Can our heroes Aladdin and Jasmine stop him? Can our own Dame Barrie Hunter? Not without your help… Join us, and save the world with a foot-stamping, toe-tapping, fabulous Perth family panto! We’re back on Perth Theatre’s glorious restored main-stage for our first home-produced show of the season! Packed with the usual in-jokes, songs, fun and laughter, panto returns to its rightful home in Perth’s much-loved Christmas tradition.

Tickets for Aladdin, in Perth Theatre from Saturday 9 December until Saturday 6 January, are on sale now at and at Perth Concert Hall Box Office on 01738 621031. Perth Theatre’s homecoming panto is proudly supported by Struans, with panto kids cheered on by Thorntons Solicitors.


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