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fairy tales - really grim!

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 everyone's very own fears and hopes. And the stage becomes a colorful table of gifts, with something for everyone: highly entertaining fun.

Prinzessin auf der Erbse
Prinzessin auf der Erbse © Daniel Wetzel

Princess on the pea

Once upon a time there was a prince who wanted to marry a princess. A real, genuine princess. What else? But what is that, a real, genuine and true princess? The king's daughter he finds is not "white as snow" and "red as blood" or particularly delicate and noble... This princess is rather headstrong. And who actually decides the choice of princess? A fairy tale about the search and the unusual methods of searching for love, about the way of talking to and about princesses, and about a pea or something similar.

The new fairy tale Princess and the Pea by Hans Christian Andersen is a rebellion against being a princess. A rebellion against clichés inherent in fairy tales.

The Hexenberg Ensemble presents a "Hexenberg Special" directed by Laura Esther Wimmer

- not a Grimm, but ANDERS-en.

Ali Baba

A man, a woman and a missing brother. What begins as an ordinary whodunit turns into a tangible flirtation with the beloved genre and ends in a showdown of antic proportions. Samia Chancrin and Vlad Chiriac go in search of clues through the fairy tale bazaar of the Thousand and One Nights, immerse themselves in a world full of envy and greed and have to realize that this case is more than just an ordinary fairy tale story.

(Program in German)
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Pfefferberg - Glaspalast