Wards Island, Toronto Island
Toronto, ON, Ontario

Shadowland Theatre presents
-a radical new take on the old tale-
August 9 – 14 at Ward's Island Ferry Docks

The acclaimed Shadowland Theatre presents Hansel and Gretel – A Case Study, an outdoor, all-ages take on the classic fairy tale from the Grimm Brothers. Meet a host of enchanting characters at Ward's Island Ferry Docks and follow their bread trail procession. Weaving through Ward's Island August 9 – 14, Hansel and Gretel – A Case Study takes audiences into the deep, dark forests of their imagination.

Combining live music from Brecht and Weill’s The Threepenny Opera, Shadowland’s theatre of spectacle, song and site-specific performance reveals the deeper meaning in the Hansel and Gretel rite of passage tale – with the help of none other than Sigmund Freud for a triple deutsch black forest treat!

With creatively masked characters, shadow puppetry, music, song, 15 stilt-dancing children and wild, visual humour, Shadowland casts a light on the façade of our sugar-coated civilization and reveals that it is only as thick as a gingerbread wall.

Shadowland Theatre presents Hansel and Gretel – A Case Study at WARD'S ISLAND
Tuesday, August 9 – Sunday, August 14 at 8pm
TICKETS: $15 ($10 children) (FAMILY RATE: $40)
Suitable for all ages. Show begins at the Ferry Docks on Ward's Island.
Take the Ward's Island Ferry at 7.45pm (or earlier) from city docks at Bay & Queen's Quay
For reservations and information, call 416-203-0946 or visit www.shadowlandtheatre.ca

For ferry information call 416-392-8193 or www.toronto.ca/parks/island

Added by dwcommunications1 on July 19, 2011

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