Gretel and Hansel by SRT’s The Little Company takes on themes of courage, identity and sibling rivalry, bringing a fresh spin on the Brothers Grimm fairytale classic. As the story unfolds, the young audience is offered a reflection on sibling relationships and are encouraged to appreciate each other. Parents take away valuable tips on fostering good sibling relations. Here are six key lessons for them. This article was written by Singapore’s Child and re-published from singaporeschild.com.sg with permission.
Ng Choon Ping will be making his directorial debut in Singapore with The Truth and it’ll be the first farce that he’s directing. We catch up with the UK-based director to find out more about his aspirations before being a director, and what we can expect from this play about lies!
The Little Company’s next production in March 2019, Gretel and Hansel, is based on the beloved Grimm Brothers fairy tale, but features a pair of very real siblings who fight over almost everything. We catch up with director Daniel Jenkins and find out what it’s been like working on this play and how he has drawn from his own experience as a father of two children.
Founded in 1993, Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) is one of the leading English language theatre producers and presenters in Asia. In addition to its repertoire of original musicals like Forbidden City: Portrait of an Empress, the company has produced a number of critically acclaimed plays that include ART, The Pillowman and God of Carnage. SRT was the first Singaporean theatre company on Broadway in 1998 as Associate Producer of Golden Child, which went from Singapore to New York and earned three Tony Award nominations.read more