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Book by Hans Christian Andersen.

Archive listings for The Snow Queen

Work type: Kids show. There are performances of this work in the listings (current and future) database, see The Snow Queen

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When the mysterious Northern Lights appear over the city one cold, winter's day, no one suspects they might be accompanied by the Snow Queen, searching for hidden children of magic. In an orphanage tucked away in a forgotten part of town, Gerda discovers her best friend has been lured to the frozen north. Although she knows the trap has been laid for her, Gerda has no choice but to follow. Her perilous adventure involves abduction by pirates, an unlikely friendship with a reindeer and a great battle between elves and trolls. Hans Christian Andersen's beloved story is a journey of friendship, love and self-realisation. This spellbinding new adaptation features a wealth of local talent from the Rose Youth Theatre alongside a professional cast in a story full of Christmas heart.Author Ciaran McConville. Director Ciran McConville.
6 Dec 19 to 5 Jan 20Rose Theatre Kingston, Kingston :: V051452426
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This Christmas we'll be really turning down the temperature and transforming The North Wall into the frozen wastes of Lapland. Gerda's best friend Kai has gone missing and she can't find him anywhere. Luckily there's all sorts of helpful people she can ask; a river, some rose bushes, a crow, a robber girl and her talking doves... you get the picture.Company Creation Theatre. Director Gari Jones. Design Ryan Dawson Laight. Music Gareth Jones. Musical Director Gareth Jones. Lighting Ashley Bale. Lighting John Welton. Choreographer Cydney Uffindell-Phillips. Sound Matt Eaton. Choreographer Natalei Haslam (assistant). Other Simon Castie (Chaperone). Other Giles Stoakley (Production Manager). Stage ManagerLucy Quinton. Stage ManagerJudith Volk (assistant). Performer Veronica Beatrice Lewis. Performer Bart Lambert. Performer James Burton. Performer Natasha Rickman. Performer Annabelle Terry.
30 Nov 19 to 5 Jan 20The North Wall, Oxford :: V0818740866
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Hans Christian Andersen's classic fable is thrillingly reimagined in this spellbinding new production from the same team that brought you A Christmas Carol, James and the Giant Peach and Alice in Wonderland. When her best friend Kai disappears, the young and gutsy Gerda is sure that he has been taken by the mysterious Snow Queen. Determined to rescue her friend, she embarks on a courageous quest all alone into the icy unknown. But can Gerda rescue Kai in time to stop the Snow Queen's plan to keep the world in eternal winter? A thrilling festive frozen fairy tale for the whole family that you won't want to miss this Christmas.Producer Northern Stage. Book by Hans Christian Andersen. Adapted by Laura Lindow. Director Mark Calvert. Design Rhys Jarman. Choreographer Martin Hylton. Lighting Sam Vivash. Music Jeremy Bradfield. Music Hannabiell Sanders. Sound Nick John Williams. Performer Lauren Waine. Performer Elizabeth Carter.
30 Nov 19 to 4 Jan 20Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne :: V568
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For everyone who loves Frozen, come and see how it all began as the original Snow Queen casts her magical spell over Park Theatre this Christmas! Join Gerda on her epic journey through the seasons to save her best friend Cei before she loses him to endless Winter. With the help of bickering flowers, nasty teachers, snowball fights, confused Princes and Princesses and Bae the talking Reindeer, they might both be ready to grow up after all. From the team who brought you 2018/19 family hit Peter Pan Presented byJulie Clare Productions (in association with Park Theatre). Director Abigail Anderson. Design Gregor Donnelly. Performer Frances Marshall (The Snow Queen). Performer Ayesha Casely-Hayford (Gerda). Performer Esmonde Cole (Cei/Fred). Performer Sarah-Louise Young (Grandmother/Mrs D/Lily). Performer Justin Brett (Mr Goodman/Daffordil/Bae the Reindeer). Performer Paula James (Elisa/Mrs Flynn/Snowdrop/Princess Frederica). Performer Matt Cavendish (John/Bindweek/Robber Queen).
4 Dec 19 to 4 Jan 20Park Theatre, Inner London :: V691990888
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Author Conor Mitchell. Music Conor Mitchell. Lyrics Conor Mitchell. Director Conor Mitchell. Director Tessa Walker. Musical Director Conor Mitchell. Design Cecilia Carey. Lighting Katy Morison. Sound Ian Barnard (associate sound designer). Director Kay Magson (CDG - casting director). Director Matthew Holmquist (assistant). Design Rachael Canning (puppets). Director Rachael Canning (puppets). Costume Helen Rogers. Director Kevin McCurdy (fight director). Performer Lakesha Cammock (Grandmother.Bandit Girl). Performer Anni Dafydd (Gerda). Performer Morgan Llewelyn Jones (Sat). Performer Stephanie McConville (Snow Queen). Performer Rachel Nottingham (Ma Gardener/Bandit Queen). Performer Grace O'Brien (Sitter). Performer Ed Parry (Kai/Prince). Performer Jo Servi (Crow).
29 Nov 19 to 31 Dec 19Sherman Theatre, Cardiff :: V824
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In a thrilling adaptation by Theresa Heskins of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale, young Gerda guides us on her quest to save her best friend Kai from the clutches of the wicked Snow Queen. In a small Danish village where children are encouraged to Presented byBristol Old Vic Theatre School. Director Paul Clarkson. Design Bronia Housman.
29 Nov 19 to 12 Dec 19Redgrave Theatre, Bristol :: V858
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When Kay is abducted to the Snow Queen's frozen palace, his best friend Gerda sets out to rescue him... but will she reach the Snow Queen before it's too late? Anton Benson Productions are proud to present a magical new adaptation of the timeless Hans Christian Andersen story that inspired Frozen, brought to life by an ensemble of actor-musicians, illusion and puppetry.Company Anton Bensons Productions Ltd. Director Kirstie Davis.
2 Nov 19Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield :: V425
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27 Oct 19Victoria Theatre, Halifax :: V969
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Winter is magical and mysterious. There are secrets in the snow. But when Gerda's best friend Kai goes missing, she must face her fears and embark on an epic quest to find him. With the help of an unlikely band of companions, Gerda travels to the Kingdom of Ice to confront the Snow Queen and rescue her friend. But things aren't always what they seem... From the team behind Little Red and the Wolf, comes a seasonal adventure for the entire family. With an epic original score, spellbinding storytelling, and a pinch of Christmas magic, this thrilling reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fable promises to be a fairy-tale you won't want to miss this Christmas.Producer Dundee Rep Ensemble (in association with Noisemaker). Producer Citizens Theatre. Author Scott Gilmour. Author Claire McKenzie (from Hans Christian Andersen). Director Andrew Panton.
29 Nov 18 to 31 Dec 18Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596
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When a school of evil Trolls - under the command of their villainous headmaster - create a magic mirror that turns the reflection of all that is good and beautiful in the world into a bitter, ugly reality, they clumsily let it slip from their grasp and it shatters into a billion pieces over the Earth. Years later, a young boy named Kai falls victim to one of these splinters being blown into his eye, leaving him vulnerable to the power of the Snow Queen? Only the loyalty and persistence of his close friend Gerda, will release Kai from the grasp of the spell and return him to the person he truly is. A tale of friendship, endurance and integrity, Act 3 present an entirely new musical version of this classic story - a perfect Christmas show for all the family.Presented byYvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre. Adapted by Jo Humphries. Adapted by Ellie Johnson. Music David Perkins. Lyrics Jo Humphries. Lyrics Caroline Dooley. Director Ellie Johnson. Musical Director David Perkins.
5 Dec 18 to 8 Dec 18Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
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Kai and Gerda had been friends for as long as they could remember. Day followed day, always the same, until in a whirl of magic and deception, splinters of a magical broken mirror blow in the wind, freezing hearts and changing everything! As Kai is pulled under the spell of the powerful snow queen of ice and coldness, we follow Gerda's quest to save her friend and return life to normal. Can things ever be the same again?Author Mike Kenny. Company Tutti Frutti.
17 Nov 18Citadel Arts (formerly The Citadel Arts Centre), St Helens :: V545
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21 Oct 18Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham :: V0165922284
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Kai and Gerda are best friends. Not brother and sister but as close as if they were. Together, with their friends, they reimagine the thrilling adventure of Hans Christian Andersen's classic winter fairy-tale. Let your imagination soar as a dusty attic is transformed into the Snow Queen's icy palace, and follow their epic journey of self-discovery, as they try to save Kai from the icy spell of the Snow Queen's cold kiss. Can Gerda melt his heart before he forgets her forever?Producer Polka Theatre. Adapted by Mike Kenny.
17 Nov 17 to 4 Feb 18Polka Theatre for Children, Outer London :: V324
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When a mysterious mirror is uncovered within Theatr Clwyd's walls, it opens a portal into an idyllic alternative world. But as cracks begin to appear in the Christmas bliss, will you brave the ice to help solve the Snow Queen's impossible puzzle? With riddles, games and illusions, this story of friendship is perfect for under 11s and their families.Author Joe Bunce. Producer Theatr Clwyd. Producer Paperfinch. Director Joe Bunce.
15 Dec 17 to 6 Jan 18Theatr Clwyd, Mold :: V810
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Splinters from a magic mirror that distorts the appearance of everything that it reflects, get into Kai's heart and eyes. He becomes cruel and no longer cares about his best friend, Gerda. Kai is taken by the Snow Queen and a heartbroken Gerda, sets out on a journey to save her friend, meeting many fantastic characters along the way. Will Gerda be able to save Kai?Company Folksy Theatre.
6 Jan 18Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Outer London :: V315
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23 Dec 17Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow :: V612
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Gerda and Kay are the best of friends, but when Kay is hit with magic splinters from a shattered mirror, everything begins to change. Kay meets the dark and mysterious Snow Queen who takes him far away to her distant land of ice. In this classic tale of ice kingdoms, magic spells and enchanting creatures, Gerda quests to defeat hatred and save her best friend from the dark magic of the Snow Queen. Story telling, original music and song combine in this captivating piece of music theatre for children.Company Little Pixie Productions.
7 Jan 17Playhouse, Nottingham :: V457
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When young Kai is snatched from his home by the beautiful, cruel Snow Queen, his best friend, Gerda sets out on an epic journey to rescue him. Along the way, she encounters a series of strangers to whom she tells her tale. Charmed by Gerda's story and her innocence, each of them offers to help her on her quest. Can Gerda and her new friends reach the Snow Queen's palace to release Kai from his icy prison and melt his frozen heart?Company Apollo Theatre Company. Adapted by Lucy Betts. Director Lucy Betts.
17 Dec 16 to 24 Dec 16Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
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19 Dec 15Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
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Inspired by the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. A magical story set in a winter wonderland, it's a feast for the senses with vibrant music and dance on a spectacular new stage set. Journey with Kai, Gerda and a fantastical snow creature to the palace of The Snow Queen! Their epic adventure is full of surprises: meet the frost trolls, ice bandits and the warm-hearted villagers in a musical celebration of Christmas, love and friendship suitable for the whole family.Presented byThe Co-op Juniors Theatre Company.
2 Dec 16 to 11 Dec 16Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh :: V75
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Theatre Anon take you into the world of Hans Christian Andersen with their acclaimed adaptation. Join Gerda as she journeys through strange lands in search of a little lost boy, her best friend Kay. Meet robbers and royalty, friendly ravens and talking reindeer. All brought to life with original music, wild imagination and an ensemble cast. A show for all the family that will inspire the child in all of us.Company Theatre Anon.
3 Aug 16 to 29 Aug 16Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh :: V1394079992
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What dangers would you face, what risks would you take to save your best friend? Gerda and Cei are inseparable. But one day a shard of magical mirror falls into Cei's eye, turning him cold and cruel. When the heartless Snow Queen steals Cei away to help rebuild her broken treasure, only Gerda believes that he can be saved. Armed with just her wits and her beloved pair of red boots, she must make a perilous journey alone, traveling through each of the four seasons until she reaches the ice palace in the heart of the frozen north. With charming princes, gossiping flowers and blood-thirsty robbers to deal with, Gerda enlists the help of Bea, a talking reindeer, to show her the way. Can Gerda rescue Cei in time to stop the Snow Queen's plan to plunge the world into eternal winter? Join us this Christmas for an enchanting tale of friendship and adventure based on Hans Christian Andersen's classic story.Director Mary Papadima. Design Martin Johns. Costume Martin Johns. Lighting Andrew J Lindsay. Music Dan Steele. Sound Dan Steele. Director Bronya Deutsch (movement director). Director Sophie Curtis (casting director). Design Elizabeth Wright (design assistant). Performer Matt Addis (Mr Overskou/Snowdrop/Bae/Troll). Performer Huw Blainey (Cei/Fred). Performer Fiona Bruce (Grandma/Mrs Dear/Robber Woman). Performer Neal Craig (John/Bindweed/JJ/Robber). Performer Hayley Doherty (Mrs Fyn/Lily/Robber Girl). Performer Jennifer English (Gerda/Troll). Performer Lauren Silver (Elisa/Daffodil/Fredrica). Performer Liv Spencer (The Snow Queen).
28 Nov 15 to 16 Jan 16The Theatre By The Lake, Keswick :: V7
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We are delighted to announce an enchanting new version of Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale, The Snow Queen. Featuring memorable new songs and hilarious characters, this mischievous retelling of a timeless story will melt your heart. In a frozen land far away, a Snow Queen kidnaps a young boy named Kai. His best friend Gerda, a stumpy, grumpy, determined little girl is the unlikely hero who sets out to rescue him. On the way, she finds friends who will help her, and the truth behind the mysterious Snow Queen's identity and why she lives locked up in solitude in her Icy Palace.Producer Nuffield. Producer Royal & Derngate. Author Georgia Pitchett. Director Gary Sefton. Music Dougal Irvine. Design Ti Green. Musical Director Jerome van den Berghe. Lighting Richard Godin. Sound Giles Thomas. Choreographer Andrew Wright. Performer Angela Bain (Witch). Performer Mairi Barclay (Princess/Robber Maiden). Performer Mona Goodwin (Gerda). Performer Caroline Head (Snow Queen). Performer Tosin Olomowewe (Raven). Performer Richard Pryal (Prince/Rudolph). Performer Jonny Weldon (Kai).
24 Nov 15 to 3 Jan 16Royal & Derngate, Northampton :: V449
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In a frozen land far away, a Snow Queen kidnaps a young boy named Kai. His best friend Gerda, a stumpy, grumpy determined little girl is the unlikely hero who sets out to rescue him. On the way, she finds friends who will help her, and discovers the truth behind the mysterious Snow Queen. Suitable for a family audience and the perfect introduction for young visitors to experience the theatre for the first time.Company Hazlitt Youth Theatre.
21 Dec 15 to 24 Dec 15Hazlitt Arts Centre, Maidstone :: V683
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The Snow Queen: a magical adventure through the seasons... just in time for Christmas. Gerda and Kay are best friends but then one day Kay disappears, just like melting snow. To find him, Gerda starts on an adventure through Spring, Summer and Autumn, into the very heart of Winter. Along the way she faces dangers, makes friends and discovers a magic she never knew existed... An epic family show exploring the rooms of Sutton House and using music, puppetry and magic to turn the everyday into the extraordinary. From the company who brought you sell-out shows Five Children and It and The Phoenix and the Carpet, this is a brand new take on the classic story that was the inspiration for Disney's Frozen. Get ready to explore, discover and take on the ice! Please note this is a promenade piece so is not suitable for those who have difficulty walking. Please wear sensible footwear!Company Tea Break Theatre.
19 Dec 15 to 23 Dec 15General, Outer London :: V1087
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Get ready to be blown away this winter by the brand-new musical, The Snow Queen, a captivating and heart-warming tale of friendship and the triumph of love over evil. Brace yourselves for a sensational story as we journey across the magical Frozen North in an epic adventure for the whole family. When the Snow Queen comes to full power and threatens to cover the entire world in ice and snow, young friends Kay and Gerda are propelled from childhood games into an unexpected adventure full of twists and turns. When the Snow Queen steals Kay away from his home and takes him back to her palace in the North, it's left up to the courageous and determined Gerda to rescue Kay and put an end to the Snow Queen's wickedness. Wrap up warm as we join Gerda on a journey of discovery, as she battles the elements, over comes great distances and makes friends with some whacky characters to save her friend from the evil Snow Queen. This newly revised adaptation uses a vivid mix of traditional storytelling with unique 21st Century elements. Music and dance, comical physical-theatre, imaginative puppetry and beautiful scenery, bring to life this classic Hans Christian Anderson tale, that's treasured by so many.Company APL Theatre.
22 Dec 15 to 23 Dec 15Cranleigh Arts Centre, Cranleigh :: V1775459343
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13 Dec 15 to 15 Dec 15Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax :: V1098014226
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Featuring magical songs, beautiful costumes and scenery, and a host of colourful characters. Wrap up warm and join us for this delightfully laugh-out-loud retelling of a timeless chronicle that will melt your heart. Far away in the frozen land of Avalonia, the Snow Queen kidnaps a young boy named Kai in order to obtain the full powers of her mystic mirror that will make her immortal. His best friend Gerda, a clumsy, lovable little girl, is the unlikely hero who sets out to rescue him. On the way she finds new friends who help her discover the truth behind the mysterious Snow Queen and her Icy Palace.
19 Dec 15Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield :: V1804222198
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Hold on to your hats and get ready to be blown away by this enchanting new version of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale adventure. Featuring new songs, beautiful costumes and scenery and a host of colourful characters. Wrap up warm and join us for this delightfully laugh-out-loud retelling of a timeless chronicle that will melt your heart. Far away in the frozen land of Avalonia, the Snow Queen kidnaps a young boy named Kai in order to obtain the full powers of her mystic mirror that will make her immortal. His best friend Gerda, a clumsy, lovable little girl, is the unlikely hero who sets out to rescue him. On the way she finds new friends who help her discover the truth behind the mysterious Snow Queen and her Icy Palace. A Fun, Frosty, Fast Paced Adventure for the whole family!Producer Ash Live Productions.
30 Oct 15Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne :: V666
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Gerda and Kay are best of friends and are certain they always will be. When Kay meets the mysterious Snow Queen, who takes him away to her distant land of ice, everything begins to change. Can Gerda save her best friend from the dark magic of the Snow Queen? Perfect for ages 5+Company Relative Pitch Opera.
24 Jan 15Derby Theatre, Derby :: V1830193620
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Storytelling, original music and song combine in this captivating adaptation of a timeless tale, to enchant the whole family. Gerda and Kay are the best of friends and are certain they always will be but when Kay is hit with magic splinters from a shattered mirror, everything begins to change. Kay meets the dark and mysterious Snow Queen who takes him far away to her distant land of ice. In this classic tale of ice kingdoms, magic spells and enchanting creatures, Gerda quests to defeat hatred and save her best friend from the dark magic of the Snow Queen. RPO presents this new adaptation by Sarah Nelson, with stunning original music by James Atherton. Storytelling, original music and song combine in this captivating production of a timeless tale that promises to enchant the whole family this Christmas.Presented byRPO.
2 Jan 15 to 4 Jan 15The Lantern Theatre, Liverpool :: V2019438334
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We are delighted to announce that our 2014 Christmas show will be The Snow Queen, a fun new version of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, featuring new songs, spectacular set designs and an enchantingly humorous retelling of this timeless story that will melt your heart. In a frozen land far away, a Snow Queen kidnaps a young boy named Kai. His best friend Gerda, a stumpy, grumpy determined little girl is the unlikely hero who sets out to rescue him. On the way, she finds friends who will help her, and the truth behind the mysterious Snow Queen's identity and why she lives locked up in solitude in her Icy Palace.Producer Nuffield. Producer Royal & Derngate. Author Georgia Pitchett. Director Sarah Tipple. Music Dougal irvine. Design Ti Green. Musical Director Jerome van den Berghe. Performer Rob Castell (Rudolph/The Prince). Performer Jos Slovick (Kai). Performer Natasha Jayetileke (The Snow Queen). Performer Jessie Hart (Gerda). Performer Nicola Munns (Robber Maiden/Princess). Performer Jack Shalloo (Raven). Performer Joyce Greenaway (Witch).
27 Nov 14 to 4 Jan 15NST Campus, Southampton :: V776
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A frozen adventure. Once upon a time... Young Kai and Gerda are very best friends, but when the Snow Queen steals Kai away to her frozen palace, Gerda must got to the ends of the Earth to save him and melt the splinter of ice in his heart. Inspired by Hans Andersen's classic story of friendship and growing up, follow Gerda as she faces dangers and dilemmas, magic and adventure. Get up close to the action - to a show that's fast-moving, inventive, packed with comic characters, excitement and plenty of fun. And that's not all!. We'll be bringing our building to life in surprising ways, creating a playful experience where you can explore the icy world of the Snow Queen and make your visit spookily special. Suitable for ages 7+Author Mike Kenny. Director Jonathan Lloyd. Design Liz Cooke. Lighting Arnim Friess. Sound Julian Butler. Music Julian Butler. Performer Abi Hood (Gerda). Performer Oliver Wellington (Kai). Performer Gehane Strehler (Robber Girl). Performer Jeremy Barlow (Crow).
5 Dec 14 to 4 Jan 15Pegasus Theatre, Oxford :: V801
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Filled with the strange beauty of ice-cold winter and the warmth of true love, this Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale translates perfectly into one of Image Musical Theatre's much loved participation musicals. When a boy is tricked and whisked away to the frozen north, it is only the love and loyalty of Gerda, his childhood friend, that is powerful enough to rescue him. With the opportunity for the whole audience to sing the chorus songs and for some children to participate as characters, this show will give audiences, both young and old, the chance to experience live theatre at its best.
29 Oct 14The Harlequin, Redhill :: V707
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For 20 years Cumbernauld Theatre Company has been creating fun-filled, magical and high quality Christmas shows, that have been enjoyed by thousands of people from Cumbernauld and beyond. We will have you gazing in wonder at The Snow Queen, laughing uncontrollably at the wisecracking 'Duggie the Dug MacDouglas' and cheering on our hero Gerda as she journeys through the North Pole in search of her best friend, Kai. Adapted from the original tale by Hans Christian Andersen, this is one of Scotland's best loved Christmas shows.
30 Nov 13 to 24 Dec 13Cumbernauld Theatre, Cumbernauld :: V594
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A young boy, Kay, and his dear friend, Gerda, are devoted to each other. Kay's Grandmother tells them both about an evil mirror that won't reflect the good and beautiful in people, but magnifies all that's bad and ugly and about the cold hearted Snow Queen who lures children away to her Palace in the North Pole. One summer's day a splinter from the mirror lodges in Kay's heart and he changes, becoming cruel and cold - and later that year, when winter comes, the Snow Queen appears and whisks Kay away to her icy palace... No one knows what's happened to him, but the heartbroken Gerda decides she must set out to find him. A long and dangerous journey ensues until she eventually reaches the Snow Queen's palace, only to find Kay irretrievably under the Snow Queen's spell. Can Gerda break the evil spell and bring her old Kay back once more?
18 Dec 13 to 24 Dec 13Firestation Arts & Culture, Windsor :: V740
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The Snow Queen rules her magical kingdom with a heart of ice and a grip as cold as steel. When shards of an enchanted mirror fly into Cei's eye, he falls under her spell. He becomes cold hearted too and the Snow Queen steals him away to her far-away land. With Cei as her helper, The Snow Queen has a chilling plan: to freeze the hearts of all living things and rule supreme over a world of snow and ice! Only little Gerda, Cei's childhood friend believes he can be rescued and sets out on a life-changing journey to save Cei and defeat the Snow Queen. Join Gerda as she travels on a daring adventure to save Cei , and the World, from the clutches of the Snow Queen. You'll be swept away by Hans Christian Anderson's most memorable and intriguing tale, in a sparkling adaptation by internationally acclaimed playwright, Charles Way.Company Louche Theatre. Adapted by Charles Way (from Hans Christian Anderson). Director Harry Durnall. Performer Milly Jackdaw.
29 Nov 13 to 1 Dec 13Morlan Centre, Aberystwyth :: V866491603
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Hans Christian Anderssen's story of an unbreakable friendship between two children is brought to life with music and song. When the Snow Queen casts an evil spell with her magic mirror and takes Kay to the North Pole, his dear friend Gerda will not give up hope. She sets out on a long and dangerous journey, eventually reaching the Snow Queen's palace. What will she use to break the spell on her beloved friend? It will have to be the stongest magic of all, love!Company Quantum Theatre.
23 Nov 13Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes :: V752
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22 Dec 12The Hawth, Crawley :: V720
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After a freak snowstorm on the southern tip of India, Kumar disappears. Gowri, ?his best friend, discovers that he has been captured by the formidable Snow Queen, and embarks on a journey across the length and breadth of the continent ?to save him.. From the burning heat of southern India, through lush backwaters, glitzy Bollywood and desolate bandit country, our brave heroine strives to bring the warmth of friendship to the icy north. Age 6+. Running time: 2hrs (including interval)Director Rosamunde Hutt.
1 Jun 13 to 2 Jun 13Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry :: V156
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Join us at Canada Water Culture Space for a brand new version of Hans Christian Andersen's magical tale, transported to a land rich in colour, music and unforgettable imagery. Ages 6+ From the burning heat of southern India, through lush backwaters and glitzy Bollywood our brave heroine Gowri embarks on a journey to save Kumar from the formidable Snow Queen. Will Kumar be trapped forever in the deathly cold of everlasting winter? Or can his closest friend find a way of melting the Snow Queen's frozen heart? Running time: 2hrs including a 15min intervalCompany Trestle Theatre Company. Adapted by Anupama Chandrasekhar.
6 May 13Buxton Opera House, Buxton :: V424
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30 Aug 12The Albany, Outer London :: V294
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A magical adaption of Hans Christian Anderson's classic fairytale. Gerda and Kai are best friends, they do everything together but when a splinter of glass from the Snow Queen's evil mirror enters Kai's eye and heart, his soul seems lost forever. Kai becomes intoxicated by her enchanting powers and follows her to her icy palace. Poor Gerda is lost without him and, fearing that he has disappeared forever, sets out on an epic journey to save her best friend. Who will she meet along the way? Join Gerda as she travels through snow filled forests, ice cold rivers and freezing winds to save her best friend Kai from the grips of the evil Snow Queen.Adapted by Mike Kenny.
4 Dec 12 to 5 Jan 13Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596
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Centre Stage Dance and Drama presents The Snow Queen. Adapted from Hans Christian Andersen's masterpiece by Graham Pountney: this version is bursting with bewitching dances, lively acting, the strange beauty of the ice-cold north and the warmth of true love.
31 Mar 12The Theatre, Leatherhead :: V704
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Adapted from the story by Hans Christian Andersen and written by Charles Way, this charming tale of friendship sees the power of love triumph over wickedness, as Kai and Gerda embark on an epic journey to conquer the evil Snow Queen. The Rose stage will be transformed into a winter wonderland for The Snow Queen, the perfect Christmas treat for all the family. Fabulous group discounts and family ticket packages are available. If you love The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and are looking for a magical adventure this Christmas, The Snow Queen at the Rose is the show for you.Author Charles Way (from Hans Christian Andersen).
2 Dec 11 to 8 Jan 12Rose Theatre Kingston, Kingston :: V051452426
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Based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen After a freak snowstorm on the southern tip of India, Kumar disappears. Gowri, his best friend, discovers that he has been captured by the formidable Snow Queen, and embarks on a journey across the length and breadth of the continent to save him. From the burning heat of southern India, through lush backwaters, glitzy Bollywood and desolate bandit country, our brave heroine strives to bring the warmth of friendship to the icy north. Will Kumar be trapped forever in the deathly cold of everlasting winter? Or can his closest friend find a way of melting the Snow Queen s frozen heart? Join the Unicorn for a brand new version of Hans Christian Andersen s magical tale, transported to a land rich in colour, music and unforgettable imagery.Producer Unicorn Theatre.
23 Nov 11 to 8 Jan 12Unicorn Theatre, Inner London :: V103615241
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Skewbald Theatre take you to the magical, mystical frozen world of Hans Christian Anderson's Snow Queen. Fusing music, song, dance and puppetry. Ask us about lantern workshops in November too.Company Skewbald Theatre.
16 Dec 11 to 31 Dec 11Dugdale Centre, Outer London :: V270299602
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A magical mirror made by a mischievous sprite is broken into a thousand pieces. Each piece makes everything that is beautiful appear ugly and all that is ugly appear beautiful. A tiny shard finds its way into Kay s eye and he becomes bewitched by the Snow Queen. Can his best friend Gerda find the glittering ice palace, rescue Kay and break the evil spell...? Join the mischievous sprites as they artfully recreate the story of Gerda and Kay s friendship, transporting the audience from an icy landscape, through floral glades, palace towers, deep forests and gloomy caves to a glittering and shattering conclusion.Company Tell Tale Hearts.
12 Dec 11 to 24 Dec 11Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield :: V972
listing details L01395301157

T1248191898

‘The Snow Queen’ rules her magical kingdom with a heart of ice. When her enchanted mirror shatters and a shard falls into Cei’s eye, he falls under her evil spell. Only Gerda, Cei’s best friend believes he can be rescued and sets out on a life-changing journey to save him. National Diploma in Performing Arts students from City of Bath College present this classic children’s tale which is suitable for ages 6 + and perfect for adults too, whether they are grown up or not... Running time: 2hrs inlcuding interval.Producer Hotbath Productions.
13 Jan 11 to 15 Jan 11Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
listing details L01282933620

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