Musical. Book and lyrics by Carol Lynn Pearson. Music by J.A.C. Redford. Based on stories by the Brothers Grimm.
Cast: 12 or more actors, either gender. Here is a charming musical version of the best-loved fairy tales. I Believe in Make Believe delightfully presents five world-favorite fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm in an irresistible musical setting. Beginning and ending with the story of the princess who wouldn't laugh, we experience the adventures of the shoemaker and the elves, the Bremen Town musicians, the seven soldiers, and that lovable dunce, Simpleton. This is a fresh musical show not to be missed, chock-full of audience-participation opportunities (optional), and with plenty of excitement for children and plenty of wit for the grownups. Approximate running time: 70 minutes.