Thumbelina | Bethesda Magazine

Thumbelina

When:
February 15, 2020 – April 5, 2020 all-day
2020-02-15T00:00:00-05:00
2020-04-06T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Imagination Stage
301-280-1660
Thumbelina @ Imagination Stage

Written and Directed by Natsu Onoda Power
Adapted from the Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tale
Best for ages 4+

What happens when a girl no bigger than a thumb finds herself lost in a great big world? She takes control of the story, of course! In this plucky retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, Thumbelina sets off to find her place in a world where she does not seem to “fit,” meeting a bashful toad, a bullying band of maybugs, a helpful field mouse, and many more friends along the way. But is her story written for her? OR can she control her destiny? Inspired by Kamishibai – a form of Japanese street theatre that uses illustrated boards to create the story-this production features live video projections, puppetry, dioramas, and other theatre magic. Thumbelina will dazzle audiences with an eye-catching celebration of individuality and friendship.

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