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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!

Szene aus Rotkäppchen
Szene aus Rotkäppchen Daniel Wetzel

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!


"Remain always pious and always good. And I will always be around you." Always. Always. Always. A promise of happiness made to a child by its mother that is not kept. Instead, the child discovers a world that simply does not correspond to his basic trust and sense of justice. And yet it does not let its backbone be broken and fights for its promise of happiness. Forever!

(Program in German)
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Pfefferberg - Glaspalast