Hans Christian Andersen Newswire

Hans Christian Andersen Newswire

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  1. "The Red Shoes" Becomes a BalletRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Yorker

    ... over this) in front of a train-an untidy way to die, but not as bad as what happens in the original Hans Christian Andersen story, in which the local executioner has to chop off the girl's feet so that she'll stop dancing. In Bourne's ballet, the ...


  2. BWW Review: the Little Mermaid National Tour at Durham Performing Arts CenterRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    When I last met with these characters 'Under the Sea', I was only starting to cover theatrical events in the Triangle area. Now over three years later, I have more experience, so let's take another dive, shall we? Based on the 1989 Disney animated classic of the same name as well as the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, The Little Mermaid tells the story about a young mermaid who dreams of the world above the sea and gives up her beautiful voice to find her true love.


  3. Northern Ballet's the Little Mermaid Swimming to the Marlowe Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    This new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen 's classic fairy tale tells of a young mermaid who is willing to give up everything she knows in the search for love. It is choreographed and directed by Northern Ballet's Artistic Director David Nixon OBE , and features an original score by Sally Beamish, played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia.


  4. Hans Christian Andersen Festival With Elation Proteus HybridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Live Design Online

    For the past five years, the Danish city of Odense has honored its most famous son, Hans Christian Andersen, with a festival to call his own. With a long list of fairy tales that continue to find their place in the hearts of readers of all ages, it isn't surprising that the H.C. Andersen Festival enjoys a growing popularity.


  5. Cornfield brain maze offers path to fighting Alzheimer's DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SoVaNow.com

    ... to and support for the ongoing fight to end Alzheimer's. The Longest Day starts at 7:30 p.m. Hans Christian Andersen once said, "where words fail, music speaks." And so this fundraiser for the local Alzheimer's chapter will be filled with music from ...


  6. Denmark: land of castles, adventures and fairy talesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun-Star

    ... Europe in the 12th to 16th centuries. Just a short walk will take you to the sculpture of author Hans Christian Andersen, writer of the fairy tales, The Little Mermaid and the The Snow Queen, which Disney adapted into movies and have been made more ...


  7. Mom Frets That Her Five Year Old's Moana Halloween Costume is ProblematicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Townhall

    ... character of Moana herself is a creation of Disney's writing team. Elsa is loosely based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Snow Queen." What people like this mother seem to not understand is that context matters. Back when blackface was ...


  8. Guests and fish: bad after 3 days, never mind 5 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | The Otago Daily Times

    It was not, to say the least, a successful visit. The burgeoning friendship between a pair of literary stars, Charles Dickens and Hans Christian Andersen, had looked set to last.


  9. Monday Matters: Where the past meets the presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | This is Wiltshire

    The Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre has made a little bit of history itself this year - it's celebrating its 70th anniversary. SARAH SINGLETON paid a visit A LETTER written by Hans Christian Andersen, the elaborate wax seal of Richard I from the 12th century and an agreement for the marriage of Henry VIII and his third wife Jane Seymour - these precious relics of our local history are all available to see at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre.


  10. Curtain Calls by Sally Hogarty: Strong cast in Town Hall's 'Nightingale' productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Inside Bay Area

    Town Hall brings a message of hope and happiness in its elegant production of local playwright Min Kahng's "The Song of the Nightingale." The musical adaptation of a Hans Christian Andersen fairytale blends the stateliness of a Chinese emperor, the humor of today's language and lively musical numbers to make a wonderfully funny as well as poignant theatrical piece.


  11. Ballet: Welcome return for Sir Kenneth MacMillan's The Fairy's KissRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Sunday Herald

    ... Baiser de la fA e (The Fairy's Kiss) has both, at its heart. Story first. In The Ice Maiden (by Hans Christian Andersen), a mother is battling through a snowstorm with her babe in arms. A Fairy, glacial and unrelenting, watches the mother die, ...


  12. Oh no, the CBeebies panto hasn't been announced, oh yes it hasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Cambridge Evening News

    The chance for the loyal TV audience to see their favourites live on stage makes this a hugely popular event attracting thousands of applications every year and the ballot opens next week. The icy tale from Hans Christian Andersen, on which Frozen is based, is being performed this year in a show promising to be "full of adventure, comedy and music".


  13. Once on This Island is Toi Whakaari's Term 4 ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Scoop

    ... on This Island is a an allegorical tale celebrating love, hope, life, death and renewal, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid. The book and lyrics are by Lynn Ahrens and the music was composed by Stephen Flaherty. Based on the ...


  14. Herea s what to expect from the Long Beach Symphonya s new music directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Press-Telegram

    ... a night that begins with Zemlinsky's "The Mermaid," which is based on the well-known fairy-tale by Hans Christian Andersen. "When you think of the ideal romantic piece, this piece comes to mind, 'The Mermaid.' It's a story we're all familiar with," ...


  15. Review: Ugly Duckling, Tutti Frutti and York Theatre Royal, at The Studio, York Theatre RoyalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | York Press

    ... behaviour through anthropomorphic stories of birds and animals, not least in the works of Disney and Hans Christian Andersen. Leeds children's theatre company Tutti Frutti, in tandem with regular partners York Theatre Royal, turn the spotlight on ...


  16. Matthew Bourne's The Red ShoesRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 1 | LA Weekly

    From its start as a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale to life as a legendary ballet film, The Red Shoes' story of a ballerina torn between her passion to dance and her love for a composer continues to fascinate. This isn't the first dance or theater effort, but this incarnation, Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes , pirouettes into a new retelling in the hands of the celebrated choreographer.


  17. IAS Artist-in-Residence David Lang to Give Public Lecture on Patterns in MusicRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 28 | PressReleasePoint

    ... the New Yorker called "one of the most original and moving scores in years." Based on a fable by Hans Christian Andersen and Lang's own rewriting of the libretto to Bach's St. Matthew's Passion , the recording of the piece was also awarded a 2010 ...


  18. Sparkling "Red Shoes" at the AhmansonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | Easy Reader News

    ... same name by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, which is itself based on the 1845 fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Victoria Page (Ashley Shaw in the performance I attended) is a young dancer with ambition and dreams, who finally catches ...


  19. Inside the fairy tale mind of TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | Columbia Journalism Review

    ... for," Zipes says in an interview with CJR. Not all of Trump's insults have the lyrical quality of Hans Christian Andersen prose. The " Amazon Washington Post " and " publicity seeking Lindsey Graham " are decidedly functional, and the less said ...


  20. Revised 'Song of the Nightingale' swoops into LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | Inside Bay Area

    ... ever since its original production closed. "The Song of the Nightingale" is based on a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen set in ancient China. A kitchen maid gives a nightingale to the emperor as a gift, and he's enthralled by its song and ...