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Vanilla Ice to Appear in Pantomime Performance of 'Peter Pan'

Rapper will star as Captain Hook

March 30, 2011 10:15 AM ET
Vanilla Ice to Appear in Pantomime Performance of 'Peter Pan'
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Vanilla Ice is set to play Captain Hook in a pantomime performance of Peter Pan at a theater in England later this year. No, really. The show will begin its run at the Central Theater in Chatham, Kent on December 9th and will run through January 2nd.

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This will be Vanilla Ice's first-ever pantomime performance, though he has experience as a dancer and has acted before, most notably in his 1991 star vehicle Cool As Ice. He has also appeared as a contestant on the British figure skating show Dancing On Ice, and will participate in a U.K. tour for the program beginning in April.

Here is a video of Vanilla Ice ice skating to his signature hit "Ice Ice Baby" on a recent episode of Dancing On Ice.

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