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Fairy tale - really grim!

Once upon a time... Grimm's fairy tale in the Glass Palace. Two actors, a well-known original text and a small stage - that's all it takes for maximum theatrical happiness!  The specially developed format of two half-hour fairy tales per performance brings to light how closely the crude charm of these fairy tales, their disconcerting comedy and the unwieldy shudder are connected with the very own fears and hopes of all people. And the stage becomes a colorful table of gifts, with something for everyone: highly entertaining fun.

Rotkäppchen Daniel Wetzel

Fischer and his wife

...They used to live in an old hut and couldn't get anywhere. Yes, where to?

"Mine Fru, die Ilsebill will dat nicht so, als ick wohl will?" - Such a thing could not happen to us. This (age-old), cranky, crude fairy tale of greedy insatiability? It has nothing to do with us. But then why do we feel so touched? How would it be if it were possible after all: Always further, always higher, always bigger! And yet more and more dissatisfied. When is it time to stop dreaming, when suddenly every dream is within reach? The "Once upon a time..." becomes now and here. Aren't we all a little Ilsebill?

Little Red Riding Hood

What a neat girl, all walking innocence, what could possibly go wrong.... Well, we were urged to remove this fairy tale from the children's program: Agitated parents had too much to explain to their charges afterwards. If you read it aloud, it is quite edifying. What one thinks about it remains private. But one carries it out word-for-word, it becomes explosive. Because this wolf has indeed only one thing in mind: ... - Right, the grandmother, what did you think? And how does he devour her in bed? Correct: With a single swallow, we'll be happy to play that for you. No one, not even the audience, walks out of this fairy tale as sinlessly virginal as they walked in. Let yourself be tempted with Little Red Riding Hood, get off the beaten track for a change, and discover the wolf in you!

(Program in German)
Pfefferberg - Theater