The beasts are pleased to bring their annual winter celebration to Charlestown for the first time with their tongue-in-cheek spin on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Taking cross-eyed, unsteady aim at Jules Verne’s classic work of science fiction, this year’s Panto follows a motley crew of adventurers as they navigate some mighty troubled waters under the command of mad genius Captain Nemo.  Join young Yves, the fisher lad, and his Salty Cat as they set out to explore the wonders of the world, only to discover the true meaning of heroism and friendship along the way. 

Steam engines and sea monsters abound in this rousing, family-friendly send-up of the steampunk genre!

And the adventure continues as imaginary beasts moves to The Charlestown Working Theater!  That’s right, we’re changing venues, bringing our distinctive sense of play to a charming brick Victorian firehouse. If you’re not familiar with CWT, you should be (

At the Charlestown Working Theater

442 Bunker Hill Street, Charlestown, MA  02129

January 13-February 4, 2018


866-811-4111, or PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.      

General Admission, Adult: $24

Children 12 and under:  $10

Students (13+) and Seniors:  $15

For Group Rates and Special Pricing, contact


Saturdays, Jan 13 at 1:30 PM & 4:30 PM

Sunday, Jan 14 at 2 PM

Friday, Jan 19 at 7:30 PM

Saturday, Jan 20 at 1:30 PM & 4:30 PM

Sunday, Jan 21 at 2 PM

Friday, Jan 26 at 7:30 PM

Saturday, Jan 27 at 1:30 PM & 4:30 PM

Sunday, Jan 28 at 2 PM

Monday, Jan 29 at 7:30 PM | INDUSTRY NIGHT

Friday, Feb 2 at 7:30 PM

Saturday, Feb 3 at 1:30 PM & 4:30 PM

Sunday, Feb 4 at 2 PM

The Ensemble...

Sarah Gazdowicz

Molly Kimmerling

Kim Klasner

Rebecca Lehrhoff

Amy Meyer

Bob Mussett

Kiki Samko

William Schuller

Jamie Semel

Noah Simes

Jennifer Taschereau

Jeomil Tovar

Michael Underhill

Matthew Woods

Story Conceived by

Matthew Woods

Written by

The Ensemble

Directed by

Matthew Woods

Costume Design by

Cotton Talbot-Minkin

Lighting Design by

Christopher Bocchiaro

Scenic Design by

Rebecca Lehrhoff

Production and Stage Management by

Sophia Giordano

Steampunk Consultant

Isaiah Plovnik