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3 Dec 2021 to 3 Jan 2022
Rose Theatre Kingston
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This Christmas, experience a thrilling reimagining of one of the world's most beloved fairy tales.
Following its critically acclaimed 2019 production of The Snow Queen, Rose Theatre presents a brand new Rose Original production of Beauty and the Beast for Christmas 2020, adapted by Ciaran McConville (Hansel & Gretel, The Snow Queen and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe), and directed by Lucy Morrell (Associate Director on Hansel & Gretel).
Morrell will direct members of the renowned Rose Youth Theatre alongside a cast of professional actors.
As in previous years, the Rose is holding auditions for young people aged 9-19 years of age (applicants must be 10 years of age by 22nd November 2020) to audition for the Rose Youth Theatre ensemble that will make up the core of the show.
Background information, advisory warnings
Age suitability: 5+, younger ages at parental discretion
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Kingston KT1 1HL
Performance days & times
Audio Described Performance: Sat 19 Dec, 11:30am
Relaxed Performance: Wed 30 Dec, 11:30am
Signed Performance: Sat 2 Jan, 1:30pm
Author: Adaptation by Ciaran McConville
Director: Lucy Morrell
Production: Rose Theatre