The Snow Queen: Holiday Production of Andersen's Classic Fairy Tale
The last date listed for The Snow Queen was Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009 / 3:00pm.
Quotes & Highlights
“A terrific holiday musical in a great theatre" -_-Chicago Sun-Times _
“The nicest present we’ve gotten for the holidays.” —Time Out Chicago
Originally adapted by Michael Smith, Frank Galati, and Blair Thomas
Directed by Jim Corti
Hold on tight: The Snow Queen is sledding back for her fourth season as Chicago’s #1 alternative to traditional holiday fare. Based on Hans Christian Anderson’s beloved winter tale about a boy lost in the cold, and the girl who won’t give up until she finds him, The Snow Queen is the rare family musical that sings to children, and speaks to adults.
Audiences can expect new touches in 2009 when director Jim Corti takes the reigns, fresh from his wildly acclaimed staging of Cabaret at Drury Lane Oakbrook.
Also, Victory Gardens is proud to present a new Gerda, Leslie Ann Sheppard, who most recently attracted rave reviews as Maddie in Chicago Children’s Theater’s The Hundred Dresses. As the Snow Queen’s prey, Andrew Keltz returns as Kai, recently featured in American Theater Company’s Yeast Nation. Award winning actress Cheryl Lynn Bruce returns for her fourth year as The Storyteller.
Backing Michael Smith live on stage are a who’s who of Chicago’s top folk musicians – Rob Arendt, Barbara Barrow, Sue Demel, Bob Goins, and Cathy Nordin.