Theatre magic for the kiddies with ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’

Theatre magic for the kiddies with ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’

The Lilliput Children’s Theatre Company will be performing one of their most popular shows, The Elves and the Shoemaker at the Nassau Theatre, in the December school holidays. ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’ will run from Monday to Saturday, December 17 to 22, at 10:30am and will be staged at the Nassau Theatre (on the grounds of Groote Schuur High School) on Palmyra Road in Newlands.

After each show the audience will be able to meet Father Christmas, who will be handing out sweets to all of the children. The producers would like to ask the parents to please bring a present or a second-hand toy for an underprivileged child to put under the Elves Christmas tree. These toys and presents will be distributed to various children’s homes, safe houses and hospitals in Cape Town before Christmas Eve.

The Elves and the Shoemaker is a magical fairytale that takes place in Cape Town were a Shoemaker lives with his wife. They are very poor and are worried that they will not be able to sell any shoes. Two young elves pay them a visit and make it the best time they have ever had. Watch as the elves turn pieces of leather into beautiful shoes and join the shoemaker and his wife for their Christmas party – a fairytale classic for the whole family to enjoy over the festive season.

The Elves and the Shoemaker is one of the world’s best loved fairytales and is adapted and directed by Elton John Duffy, who has been producing Children’s Theatre for the past 25 years. This is a classic fairytale with a modern twist. The show includes popular songs from Black Eyed Peas, Bruno Mars, Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani and LMFAO. This production stars Desle Mc Conney, Shaun Klaasen, Almar Muller, Buddy Bo Butler and Duffy

* Tickets are R85 per person and bookings can be made at Computicket, or any Shoprite or Checkers store.

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