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The True Story of Hansel and Gretel


  • Playwright

    Louis Lovett 

  • Notes

    For ages 12+.

  • Synopsis

    Fear is everywhere and you must not stray from the simple path. Into this world of threat and temptation two children are born. Their names have come down to us through the ages. But who were they first? From what reality was their legend born?

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Raymond Keane
Performer Louis Lovett
Performer Michele Moran
Performer Clara Harte
Performer Martin Brunsden
Performer Joseph McCarthy
Performer Amelie Metcalfe
Performer Barry Grenham
Performer Charlene Craig
Performer Cherley Kane
Performer Max O'Neill
Performer Donncha McDonagh
Performer Isabel Costa Macedo
Performer Rachael Hanaphy-Pigott
Production Team  
Director Louis Lovett
Director Muireann Ahern
Set & Lighting Designer Zia Bergin-Holly
Costume Designer Liadain Kaminska Ní Bhraonáin
Music by Nico Brown
Music by Louis Lovett
Make-Up Lorraine McCrann
Producer Muireann Ahern
Project Administrator Charlene Craig
Prop Maker & Scenic Artist Molly O'Cathain
Stage Manager Mary Kilduff
Assistant Stage Manager Soazig Metrope

Unpublished Scripts

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the Dublin Theatre Festival programme with additional information supplied by the company.