Gretel and Hansel

Seen through the eyes of Gretel, this show investigates sibling relationships, and the complexity of love and jealousy.

Gretel and Hansel

About Gretel and Hansel

29th May 2018 to 30th May 2018
11am and 1.30pm
The Brunton Theatre
The Brunton Theatre Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6A
£12 / £8
Event organiser/part of Edinburgh International Childrens Festival
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Age 6 - 10 years

He was born on a Thursday. Vegetable soup day.

When Hansel arrives, it upsets the balance of Gretel’s life completely. Her little brother has turned everything upside down. When their parents abandon them in the forest and they end up at the witch’s house, she is very tempted to push him into the oven with their jailer and get rid of him forever...

This version by internationally acclaimed playwright Suzanne Lebeau offers a different take on an old tale. One seen through the eyes of Gretel, stuck with a little brother she’d just as soon leave behind. With compassion and insight and assisted by spectacular design work, the show investigates sibling relationships, capturing the interplay of strong and sometimes contradictory feelings such as love and jealousy.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Gretel and Hansel are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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