Saturday, April 13

Tag: Grimm Tales For Fragile Times And Broken People

Grimm Tales for Fragile Times and Broken People – Creation Theatre
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Grimm Tales for Fragile Times and Broken People – Creation Theatre

In these dark and twisted times, Creation Theatre present dark and twisted tales, online via zoom. Using the Brothers Grimm fairy tales as their inspiration, the five-strong cast seamlessly present a digital performance that both encapsulates the creativity of real world theatre and the wonder of online. Creation Theatre have selected some of the most gruesome fairy tales including The Juniper Tree, The Moon and Godfather Death. There’s an advisory to watch this production in the darkest of rooms (I did), and it’s important to follow this to get into the mood. This is not your average sit-back-and-watch-along show, it does require concentration to follow the different actors and the different storylines. The costumes and make up, along with the settings and backdrops, are besp...
New production by Creation Theatre goes online this month
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New production by Creation Theatre goes online this month

This month, Creation Theatre announces Grimm Tales For Fragile Times And Broken People, the first in a series of productions by its new online Repertory Company. Inspired by the Brothers Grimm, a collection of familiar and lesser-known tales such as The Juniper Tree, The Moon, Godfather Death, Hansel and Gretel and Rumpelstiltskin, have been re-invented for an online show which places powerful storytelling at its very heart. This atmospheric and haunting production for adults will be available to stream from 24th February to 13th March. Set in a beautifully distorted and broken-down world with woodlands which cast creepy shadows in the moonlight, five storytellers confined within their own mini-theatre sets, beckon audiences to listen to their spellbinding and macabre narratives. Th...