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Illustration by Jacob Herrick.


Title
The Red Shoes

Creators
Hans Christian Andersen, author
John Clark Donahue, playwright

Details

24 pgs. 6 male, 9 female +ensemble

Originally produced by CTC in 1982-83

Run Time: 75 minutes

Audience Recommendation: 9+

Synopsis

The fantasy of a willful young girl and the beautiful scarlet slippers unfolds on the stage of little Karen’s toy theatre. Bewitched by a mysterious red-bearded soldier, the red shoes are seized with a life of their own and carry Karen’s imaginary heroine into an endless dance until she repents her selfish thoughts and deeds. The tale is told… a spell is cast… the dance begins.

Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $75 per performance
Professional Royalty Fee: please inquire for a quote
The royalty fee includes permission to make copies of the perusal script for your cast.


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