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A thrilling reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's tale of love, loss and desire. On her sixteenth birthday, a mermaid rises to the surface, leaving childhood behind forever when she falls in love with a mortal prince. She knows she can no longer live at the bottom of the ocean - but must she destroy herself in order to be loved? Plundering this haunting tale for its dark, mythic power, Shared Experience (Jane Eyre, After Mrs Rochester, Bront?) transport the story to a contemporary setting in this spellbinding new production.Performers Natalie Gavin (The Girl), Polly Frame (The Mother/Grandmer/Queen), Ritu Arya, Finn Hanlon, Miranda Mac Letten, Steve North, Amka Okafor, Sarah Twomey.
Author Polly Teale (after Hans Christian Andersen). Presented by Nottingham Playhouse. Company Shared Experience. Adapted by Polly Teale. Director Polly Teale. Design Tom Piper. Sound Jon Nicolls. Music Jon Nicholls. Lighting Oliver Fenwick.
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