Story Theatre

by  Paul Sills, Grimm Brothers, Aesop

Full Length Play  /  5m, 3f

"An evening of imaginative and unpretentious delight [...] Fun is predominant." - New York Post


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    5m, 3f
  • SubGenre

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    Fantasy

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Mr. Sills started in New Haven, journeyed to the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and wound up on Broadway with this group of famous fables from the Grimm Brothers and Aesop. Here you will meet again Henny Penny, the Golden Goose, Venus and the Cat, the Fisherman and His Wife, the Robber Baron, the Bremen Towson Musicians, and other favorites. The fables require talented actors with expressive bodies. And make no mistakes about the quality: this is top-drawer adult theatre.

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Reviews

"An evening of imaginative and unpretentious delight [...] Fun is predominant." - New York Post

"Let me beat no longer about the bush. I had a great evening last night at Story Theatre. I adored the show, which brings back magic and innocence to Broadway, raises charades to the strange eminence of an art form [...] Great; unequivocally great." - The New York Times

"If you are an adult, bring a child. It is an enchanting evening for the entire family." - Hollywood Reporter

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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Paul Sills

Paul Sills

 Grimm Brothers

Grimm Brothers

Aesop

Legendary figure Aesop is presumed to have been born around 600 B.C. and is the supposed author of a collection of Greek fables. Various attempts were made in ancient times to establish him as an actual personage. He was most likely invented to provide an author for fables centering on beasts, so that “a story of Aesop ...

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