Part of FringeNYC: Clowns, damsels, enchanted fish, disguised princes, homicidal farm children. These are just a few ‘Little Stories’ from the uncharted territory of the Brothers Grimm. Join this zany medicine show of epic proportions as we dive into these forgotten fairy tales. More…
Categories: Vaudeville/Sideshow/Magic/Burlesque, Comedy, Local. From Cornerstone Theatrical. Written by Jack Herholdt. Directed by Michael Heitzler.
See it if you want to understand more about why Grimm is not just the brothers' name, but also a rather bleak adjective.
Don't see it if you don't like fairy tales, or seeing a few short plays at one sitting.
See it if you like clowns and fairy-tales. The acting was entertaining and helped bring the stories to life.
Don't see it if you don't like Fringe NYC. The low production value often adds charm but sometimes it can also be distracting.
See it if You like fairy tales for all ages, whimsy, existentialism.
Don't see it if You find minimalist storytelling a bore, are looking for literal interpretation.
See it if you enjoy perversely humorous stories and spitefully clever tales.
Don't see it if you're looking for a play that makes lots of sense and has a clear direction.
See it if You like lighthearted fun with a good moral center. Also, if you want to experience some fairy tales you may not know.
Don't see it if You like a linear story and realism.
See it if You are a student of the Brothers Grimm and enjoy watching the tales performed. You will enjoy this more if you already know the stories
Don't see it if You are not a big fan of obscure German folk tales.
See it if You love classic tales, that still resonate today, performed by a talented troupe of performers. Innovative direction and a brilliant clown.
Don't see it if You prefer more commercial, fast-paced fare.
See it if enjoy being entertained and like fairy tales. With messages that are timelessly relevant, this is a must see.
Don't see it if you are looking for something dark and dreary.
See it if You're in the mood for something lighthearted and can appreciate creative/lovely puppetry.
Don't see it if You're looking to be deeply emotionally moved.