Rumpelstiltskin is a funny little
man in love with golden-haired Gerta who only has eyes for the King. In this
tale of words, you have to be careful how you choose to spin them.
Words are powerful things. Words can
make and words can break. A name, a promise, a boast... all are incredibly
potent once spoken, and this is a lesson Gerta learns the hard way.
Determined to impress King
Gottfried, Gerta boasts of her ability to spin straw into gold. But when put
to the task she fails to deliver. Desperate to continue this deception, she
makes a promise she just won't keep. Her first born child to be delivered to
Rumpelstiltskin if he turns straw into gold.
Catch this brilliantly inventive,
musicalish adaptation of the well-known Grimm Brothers' classic.
early for the best prices!
Highlights of the Show
extraordinary piece of theatre for children, young people and families.
It is stimulating, creative, and has social, literary, and cultural
outstanding puppetry, dynamic visuals, unique staging techniques,
creative use of props, and imaginative effects. It also features
elements of audience interaction..
Rumpelstiltskin is a play
with strong educational value. It:
Deals with the power and
potency of words.
the notion of promises - made and broken.
the child to seek the true value of things. Not all that glitters is
honesty and integrity in ones' dealings.
Stimulates the imagination and thinking outside of the box.
Nurtures in your child the
joy of books and reading by linking the page to the stage.
Introduces children to the
fairytale as a literary genre, drama as a theatrical genre, and the
musical as a theatrical style.
Question & Answer Session.
All our shows have a post-show Q&A session if possible. The Q&A helps
young audience members consolidate their thoughts of the show, clarify
any questions they might have on who, how, why and to ask the actors any
questions about themselves or how theatre is made.
Players Theatre is
pleased to be working with schools to supplement the Ministry of Education’s
STELLAR Literacy programme with our literature based theatre exposure and