HANSEL & GRETEL
A brand-new Christmas show for adventurers aged 4-10
and their grown-ups.
Follow the trail of breadcrumbs to Leeds Central Library where magic hides behind every bookshelf, and there’s always more than two sides to every tale. Buckle in for a rollercoaster of magic, music and mayhem as Hansel & Gretel crash-land in an enchanted world of stories and adventure.
From the team who brought you The Princess and the Sprout (2018) and Billy Shakes: Wonderboy! (2019) comes a brand-new unmissable Christmas show for the whole family.
All performances are followed by an interactive ‘Meet and Greet’ session with the cast on stage.
Running time approx. 60 mins (with no interval).
Director / Writer Elvi Piper
Designer Antony Jones
Senior Producer Chemeana Lacey
Associate Producer Alice Barber
Project Coordinator (Libraries) Rachel Ingle-Teare
Musical Director Claire Marie Seddon
Technical Consultants Production Light and Sound
MEET THE CAST
Lawrence is a northern actor who is in his third year at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
He is currently rehearsing for the National Theatre of Scotland adaptation of the Panopticon written
by Jenni Fagan. Lawrence has also trained with National Youth Theatre and was in the first graduating
group at ALT Actor Training.
Lawrence returns to his hometown of Leeds this Christmas, after appearing in Wrongsemble's Bradford Literature Festival Rep Season 2019. You might remember him from his roles as "bad-guy-turned-good", Boris in I Need a Hero, Napoleon the rabbit in A Gardener's Quest in Time, Bertie the loveable Bellhop
in The Explorer's Guide to Getting Lost (and Found Again), and Malthus Proudhelm the bad-boy wizard
in The Trihazard Tournament
Stephanie is a northern actor-musician who trained at Rose Bruford. She has just finished a year-long international tour of 'Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four' as Mary Morstan.
Other credits include The Owl and the Pussycat (Bromley Churchill Theatre) 2018; Kubla Khan (Oily Cart) UK Tour 2018; Pulse (Bamboozle) 2018; In a Pickle (Oily Cart) UK & USA 2017; Hansel & Gretel (Bamboozle & Leicester Curve) 2016; Cinderella (Derby Theatre) 2016; Britain Ltd (Rose Bruford and Theatre Ad Infinitum) 2015; My Filthy Hunt (Holden Street Theatres, Australia, Horizon Arts Richard Jordan Ltd) 2011; The Caucasian Chalk Circle, (Shared Experience/ West Yorkshire Playhouse) 2011.
Stephanie returns to her hometown of Leeds this Christmas. This is her first production with Wrongsemble.
Miriam is a northern actor-musician with a dance background, originally from Sheffield.
Theatre Credits include: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Taming of the Shrew, Much Ado About Nothing, A Christmas Carol (TNT Theatre, International Tours); The Narrow Road, Inheritance (Riding Lights); Reckless Abandon (4Front); The Commercial Traveller, Macbyrd (The Rude Mechanicals); I’ve Seen Santa (Blunderbus); Mustard Seed Story, Don Bosco: A Magic Saint (Rise Theatre); Healthy Heart (Ten Ten, Leicester Square Theatre); The Caroll Myth (Edinburgh Festival); Beyond the Frontline (Slunglow, Lowry Theatre); Beauty and the Beast (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield).
TV Credits include: Justin’s House (CBeebies).
This is her first show with Wrongsemble and she is delighted to be joining the company this Christmas!
All performances take place at Room 700, Leeds Central Library, LS1 3AB
* marks an accessible performance and details of this.
Sat 7 Dec | 10.30am | 1.30pm* (BSL interpreted) | 3.30pm
Sun 8 Dec | 11.30am
Wed 11 Dec | 5.30pm
Sat 14 Dec | 10.30am | 1.30pm | 3.30pm* (Dementia Friendly)
Sun 15 Dec | 11.30am* (Relaxed Performance) | 1.30pm
Wed 18 Dec | 5.30pm
Sat 21 Dec | 10.30am* (Audio Described) | 1.30pm* (Audio Described) | 3.30pm
Sun 22 Dec | 11.30am | 1.30pm
Mon 23 Dec | 10.30am | 1.30pm | 3.30pm
Tue 24 Dec | 10.30am | 1pm
Fri 27 Dec | 10.30am | 1.30pm* (BSL interpreted) | 3.30pm
Sat 28 Dec | 10.30am | 1.30pm | 3.30pm
Sun 29 Dec | 11.30am | 1.30pm
Mon 30 Dec | 10.30am | 1.30pm* (Audio Described) | 3.30pm
Tue 31 Dec | 10.30am | 1pm
Thu 2 Jan | 1.30pm* (Relaxed) | 3.30pm
Fri 3 Jan | 10.30am | 1.30pm* (Dementia Friendly)
Sat 4 Jan | 10.30am | 1.30pm
Sun 5 Jan | 10.30am | 1.30pm
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