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The Emperor's New Clothes and More Magical Stories by Hans Christian Andersen

From 1 critic and 1 member reviews
Members say: Top notch children's theater, Strong visuals, Talented ensemble, Imaginative, Engrossing

About the show

NYCCT invites you to discover why some fairy tales never get old. Inspired by four of Hans Christian Andersen’s most famous stories. More…

A normal day at the park becomes so much more when a young girl gets swept away into four of Hans Christian Andersen’s famous fairy tales: "The Princess and the Pea," "The Emperor’s New Clothes," "The Nightingale" and "The Ugly Duckling."

1h 0m | Already closed | Theatre Row Complex (Midtown W)

The New York Times

“Inventive staging and stellar design...As devoted to making children reflect as to making them laugh...When Death comes for the grief-stricken ruler, and the real nightingale’s song revives him, the moment isn’t just happy — it is as poignant as Andersen might have wished.” Full Review

Top notch children's theater, Imaginative, Strong visuals, Talented ensemble, Engrossing

See it if you've a kid in tow. Clever adaptatns of HCA's stories. Gr visuals. Funny. Poignant. Well-paced. Charming performances (Wiesel's emperor!)

Don't see it if you're looking for adult theater. You'll love seeing this through a child's eyes, but the target audience is not adults.

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