Already closed | 1h 30m | East Village

Little Stories (FringeNYC)

From 11 member  reviews
Members say: Clever, Entertaining, Enchanting, Quirky, Funny

About the show

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.

1h 30m | Already closed | The Kraine Theater (East Village)

Member Reviews (11)


Clever, Entertaining, Enchanting, Quirky, Funny

Banal, Cliched, Excruciating, Indulgent, Disappointing

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.

August 21st, 2016
"The premise of 'Little Stories' is simple, but the execution is absolutely delightful. All of the performers pour so much energy and enthusiasm into the production that the effect is often mesmerizing. And Michael Heitzler’s direction expertly uses this talented cast to create a seamless product...
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August 23rd, 2016
"A simple yet endearing piece…As the Clown, Herholdt does a charming job at bringing things together, with a simple yet charismatic portrayal that's both playful and mysterious…The well-crafted puppets are a true highlight of the production, giving the proceedings an added whimsy...From this char...
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August 23rd, 2016
"'Little Stories' is a breath of fresh air in regards to comedic folklore in NYC…One must commend the director and adapter as well. Their vision was so clear which made it so easy for the audience to enjoy themselves...With so much to keep track of, it all was married together as one moving unit....
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August 25th, 2016
"Director Michael Heitzler’s best work here comes when a light touch is kept in mind and pursued, but some things feel belabored and slowly paced...While the vignettes were generally pleasing and the cast more than game and peppy, there needed to be more variety in tone and energy...The saving gr...
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