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The Kingdom of Grimm

by Douglas Post
directed by Barry Brunetti
musical direction by Mark Elliot
The first Cunningham Commission for Youth Theatre, THE KINGDOM OF GRIMM is an inspiring new musical for American children's theatre about the magic of storytelling. One winter's day, young Hans stumbles across a key in the woods. It unlocks an enchanted chest that holds the imprisoned Gerhardt the Great and his troupe of traveling players. To show their thanks, the players perform three fairy tales for Hans: The Golden Goose, The Three Huntsmen and The Four Skillful Brothers. Underscored by songs ranging in style from ballads to blues, Hans learns about generosity, loyalty and hard work.
Recommended for ages five and up.
March 27, 2006 - May 19, 2006
The cast features
Talon Beeson (Gerhardt the Great), John Smythe (Hans), and as the Players - Nathan Boren, Briana DeGiulio, Kyle A. Gibson, L’Oreál Jackson, Luke Johanson, Kristen Looper, Laura Mahler, Jonathan McGinley, Ben Rovner and Logan Walters.

The production team includes scenic design by Wendy Sanabria, costume design by Christine Conley, lighting design by Chris Prezas, sound design by Ray Nardelli, dramaturgy by Evan M. Fillon & Matthew Didier, stage management by Laura E. Scales