By Neil Gaiman.
“Lies and half-truths fall like snow, covering the things that I remember, the things I saw.”
From the same folks who brought Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog to Capricon 2011 comes a new, spellbinding theatrical double-bill, only at Chicon 7:
Gaze into the mirror alongside the wicked stepmother; peer out from under the bridge with a monstrous troll. In two tales both beautiful and macabre, Neil Gaiman dissects the disturbing reasons for Snow White’s snow-white skin and blood-red lips, and replaces the Three Billy Goats Gruff with a feckless boy named Jack who carelessly trip-traps over the fateful bridge.
And so, we invite our mature audience to journey through these two dark fairy tales with our players. We promise to lead you home at the end; however, we cannot promise to return you unchanged. But truthfully, would you wish it any other way?
Directed by Ruth Pe Palileo of Pintig and Liz Bragg of Socratic Theatre Collective Featuring the talents of Basel Daoud, Oliver Jones, S. R. Kriger, Aislinn Ni Uallachain, Amanda O’Halloran and Gabriel Peelo
Stage Management by Amy Flood of Tattle Tale Theatre; Dramaturgy by Tanya Dean; Design by Teresita de la Torre.