description-wise, i can't even...
a combo of musical theater, drag, and comedy with audience participation, intended for children but with a generous heaping of innuendo?
that maybe comes close.
there was a pervasive sense of "what is this???" but also, "how have we lived without it for so long??"
everyone around us- somewhat surprisingly not all school children and not all gay- apparently considered it an integral part of the holiday season.
when they seemed to intuit the responses automatically- booooooing and ahhhhhing and hissssssing with little to no provocation- the dane turned to me and said, "HOW DO THEY KNOW?!?"
i don't know how they knew. what i know is that we need to import panto to america stat.