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fairy tales - really grim!

Two actors, a familiar original text and an intimate stage are all that is required for an extremely exhilarating theater experience! Once upon a time - Grimm's Fairy Tales in the Glass Palace.


The specially designed format, which offers two half-hour fairy tales per performance, illustrates how closely the idiosyncratic appeal of these stories, their special comedy and the spooky tension are linked to everyone's deep-rooted fears and hopes.

In no time, the stage is transformed into an opulently set table with something for everyone: highly entertaining joy.


Hinz and Kunz


Fairytale heroes make dreams come true and become immortal in them. But does anyone remember the second man on the moon? We know: The firstborn inherited the mill, the second the donkey, but the third got the tomcat... and in the end the entire kingdom. But what happened to the guy with the donkey? What happened to the many runners-up in all the fairy tales? Exactly: they were simply forgotten! They are the icing on the cake. The stirrup holders for the later heroes. Because it is precisely they, the eternal runners-up, who brought the famous third parties, the soldiers of fortune, the Sunday children and winners of history to their starting place!


Enough! This is no longer acceptable! In the rediscovered fairy tale, author and director Jan Zimmermann opens up a big stage for the forgotten seconds and asks the audience: Aren't we all a little bit second? Where is our happy ending then?! A fairy tale for all of us who didn't become famous, millionaires or both.


rabbit and Hedgehog


The classic par excellence, our original grimm. This is how the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm taught us how to make their tall tales come true in a playful way: using two actors, a tiny stage with a beer mat and great attention to the literal details. The original text is as holy as the Bible and taken seriously like Shakespearean ham. What it says is a strict instruction for action, even and especially when the hare competes with the hedgehog for seventy-three rounds. Who plays the hedgehog woman? And how, pray tell, does one fall for the same cheap trick credibly 73 times? Well, quite simple: with the help of the audience and with great pleasure, yes, we promise: Grimm free on the Fairytale Mountain!


Entry from 14 years.
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