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Bring your kids to this Hans Christian Andersen inspired play

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DH Vancouver Staff May 17, 2017 5:39 am 164

Prepare to be swept away by a beautiful adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen tale The Snow Queen in Vancouver.

The production of A Heart in Winter by Théâtre de l’Oeil is taking place at the Waterfront Theatre from Tuesday, May 30 to Sunday, June 4 as part of the 2017 Vancouver International Children’s Festival.

Humour and simplicity allow actors and puppets to tell the story of this classic Christian Andersen-inspired tale in a stunning production you don’t want to miss.

A Heart in Winter – 2 min STA from Théâtre de l’Oeil on Vimeo.

Suitable for children five years and older, the 55-minute play takes the audience on an incredible journey with a little girl who has big courage – Gerda.

She embarks on an adventure to find her missing friend Kay, while her courage and determination are tested along the way. You’ll be on the edge of your seat as you wonder if she will find Kay and save him from the Snow Queen.

You can find out by attending one of the many Théâtre de l’Oeil performances taking place during the Vancouver International Children’s Festival.

And it’s totally worth bringing your kids, nieces and nephews along to see the show because you’ll get to see the wonderful work of a spectacular theatre company.

Théâtre de l’Oeil has been promoting the art of puppetry since 1973. The company is focused on spirit and innovation which it brings to all 26 productions it runs for young audiences. It aims to connect with young spectators through passion and intelligence, theatrical images, and story-telling.

Resonating with the imagination of children, making them laugh, dream and reflect, are the objectives of the company.

Tickets for the show are available online via TicketsTonight and cost just $12.50 for children and $22 for adults before tax.

A Heart in Winter by Théâtre de l’Oeil

When: May 30 to June 4
Where: Waterfront Theatre – 1412 Cartwright Street
Price: $22 per adult/$12.50 per child/$58 family pass + GST and s/c

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