The Snow Queen
A.R.T. Season, A.R.T. Institute Season
December 10, 2011 through December 31, 2011

When a young boy named Kai is taken away by a wicked enchantress, his best friend Gerda must embark on a perilous journey to the north pole to rescue him.  Using puppets, music and magic, this exuberant, heart-warming production will take you a theatrical journey to a magical kingdom and the Snow Queen's icy palace.

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Creative team
Written by Tyler J. Monroe
From the story by

Hans Christian Andersen

Puppets by Michael Kane

 

Directed by Allegra Libonati
Production Designer David Reynoso
Costume Designer Mallory Frers
Lighting Designer Kirsten Opstad
Sound Designer Aaron Mack
Production Coordinator Taylor Adamik
Assistant Director/Choreographer Lanise Shelley
Dramaturgy Liana Stillman

Christina Farris

Vocal Coach

Ron Carlos 

Co-Lyricist Liana Stillman
Cast
Rose, Robber Girl, Sun Milia Ayache
Grandmother, Flower Witch, Guard, Robber, Odd Woman Liza Dickinson
Goblin, Rose, Prince, Robber Dustyn Gulledge
Rose, Princess, Robber Girl Teri Gamble
Grandfather, Swallow, Flower, Guard, Robber, Reindeer Michael Kane
Swallow, Flower, Raven, Robber Luke Lehner
Snow Queen Lindsey Liberatore
Gerda Lisa Maley
Kai, Robber Scotty Ray

In the same spirit as that of the Muppets, the iconic puppets created by Jim Henson whose mayhem and mischief speak to children and adults, “The Snow Queen,” complete with its own set of enchanted puppets, engages audiences of any age with a clever and elegantly reimagined version of the classic fairy tale by Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen. The new stage adaptation is the work of a group of students from the A.R.T. Institute, a two-year, graduate training program for aspiring actors and dramaturges. Institute student Tyler J. Monroe adapted the story for the stage. More

Unlike prime time fairy-tale-with-a-twist hits “Once Upon A Time” and “Grimm,” American Repertory Theater’s newest play, “The Snow Queen,” is a throwback to simpler storytelling. More

Hey Puppet Showplace Folks, it's me again, your favorite pink monster reporting to you from Harvard Square, Cambridge! I just went to see The Snow Queen at the A.R.T., and it was EPICALLY AWESOME- a beautiful storybook adventure for the whole family filled with puppets, masks and more! More

Holiday Critics' Pick at the Boston Globe: The Snow Queen - A new stage adaptation of the 19th-century fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a boy kidnapped by a beautiful but malevolent Snow Queen and the girl who undertakes an epic journey to rescue him...


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Ticket prices

Tickets $15

Venue

64 Brattle St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

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