SNOW, GLASS, APPLES (September 2012)

SNOW, GLASS, APPLES

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:

Snow, Glass, Apples
and
Troll Bridge
Adapted from Neil Gaiman’s short stories

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?

A co-production by Pintig Theatre (Chicago) and Socratic Theatre Collective (Toronto) In association with Tattle Tale Theatre (Dublin) and Insurgo Theatre (Vegas)

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.

* Based on “Snow, Glass, Apples,” copyright 1994 Neil Gaiman. First appeared in chapbook by Dreamhaven Press. ** Based on “Troll Bridge,” copyright 1993 Neil Gaiman. First appeared in Snow White, Blood Red.

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