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Theatre Lovett in association with Riverbank Arts Centre presents: The True Story of Hansel and Gretel

Saturday 26th September, 2015 - 14:00

€12 – €15
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To mark the end of a wonderful residency and to thank our audiences for their continued support, we are presenting two unique opportunities to see a staging of Theatre Lovett’s brand new show in association with Riverbank Arts Centre before it opens at the Dublin Theatre Festival at a site specific venue.


Theatre Lovett in association with Riverbank Arts Centre presents:
The True Story of Hansel and Gretel
by Louis Lovett
Directed by Muireann Ahern and Louis Lovett
25-26 September

‘Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairytales again.’
– C.S. Lewis

Fear is everywhere and you must not stray from the simple path. Into this world of threat and temptation two children are born. Their names have come down to us through the ages. But who were they first? From what reality was their legend born?

What truth was so terrible that adults began to lie?

This is The True Story of Hansel and Gretel, a deliciously dark musical fable featuring live music and an original score, this new play explores the darker colours of the rainbow in this bold retelling of a tale by the Brothers Grimm.

Recommended for ages 12+

A FIRST FOR SCHOOLS – Friday 25th September, 12pm
Theatre Lovett are offering a unique opportunity for schools in Kildare to join us and experience a special staging of this new production before Riverbank Arts Centre wave them off to their site specific venue to open at the Dublin Theatre Festival.

A FIRST FOR THE PUBLIC -Saturday 26th September at 2pm
A Riverbank Arts Centre first for our audience to catch a staging of The True Story of Hansel and Gretel before Theatre Lovett set off to open at their site specific venue, for the Dublin Theatre Festival.

Both events will be followed by a Q&A with Theatre Lovett. This is our audience’s chance to give Theatre Lovett their thoughts and good wishes before we bid them a final farewell. We might even pack them sandwiches!

**Please note as the venue for this show for the Dublin Theatre Festival is site specific, the stagings on the 25th and 26th will be modified accordingly for Riverbank Arts Centre stage.


Saturday 26th September, 2015
€12 – €15
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Riverbank Arts Centre
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Newbridge, Ireland
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