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‘Aladdin and His Winter Wish’ blends big names with local talent, full cast announcement

Have you ever wondered what your favorite childhood story would be like sprinkled with some holiday magic and reimagined for a modern audience? Well, Kris and Becky Lythgoe did. And for the past decade, Lythgoe Family Panto has been revamping the age-old classics with a contemporary twist of comedy, dance and pop songs interwoven into the scripts.

Kris Lythgoe talks panto, bringing families together for ‘Aladdin and His Winter Wish’ Dec. 12-22

Magic carpet ride? Check. Wish-granting Genie? Check. Evil sorcerer? Check. Aladdin and His Winter Wish, which comes to TPAC Dec. 12-22, may seem to check all the boxes of the children’s classic we all know and love.

Mason Trueblood, Ivan Marić, Malcom Buchanan, Ben Giroux, John O’Hurley, Peyton White, Ariana Crowder, Bridget Whitman and Dan Castiglione in 'Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirate’s Christmas'

PREVIEW: Lythgoe Family shares gift of Panto with ‘Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirate’s Christmas’

Over the years, the Lythgoe family has earned a reputation for producing popular reality television shows, such as “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance.” But also they share a real passion for “bringing affordable theatre to families across America.”