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The Snow Queen


  • Playwright

    Richard Croxford 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the fairy tale of Hans Christian Andersen
  • Synopsis

    Gerda’s quest to rescue Kai, before the glass splinters in his heart and the Snow Queen’s freezing kisses turn him forever into an icy statue.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    26 November 2005

  • Production Notes

    Produced to mark the 200th Anniversary of Hans Christian Andersen's birth
  • Producer

    Produced by Lyric Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Lyric Theatre

Original Cast  
Unspecified Character(s) Mary Moulds
Unspecified Character(s) Brenda Brooks
Unspecified Character(s) Jo Donnelly
Unspecified Character(s) Lisa Duffy
Unspecified Character(s) Glen Wallace
Unspecified Character(s) Gerard McCarthy (2)
Production Team  
Director Richard Croxford
Designer Gary McCann
Lighting Designer Sinead McKenna
Composer Conor Mitchell

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Lyric Theatre

  • Address

    55 Ridgeway Street, Stranmillis
    Belfast BT9 5FB
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9038 5685

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was provided by the Lyric Theatre Company