By Mike Kenny

Old Man (John M. Ryan) and Old Woman (Roisín Gribben) with the Elves

Old Man (John M. Ryan) and Old Woman (Roisín Gribben) with the Elves

The Elves and the Shoemakers tells the traditional tale of two kind elves who help a penniless shoemaker and his wife out of their troubles and back on their feet.  Based on the Grimms’ fairytale, Mike Kenny’s play gently explores themes of generosity and greed in the days leading up to Christmas.

A play for children aged 4 – 6 years.

Running time approx 40 minutes.

The ProductionProduction History
Actor 1: John M. RyanThe Barn, Kilkenny26th - 30th November, 3rd - 7th December
Actor 2: Roisín Gribben
Director: Philip Hardy
Set Designer: Carol Betera
Lighting Designer: Trevor Ahearn
Costume Designer: Bernie McCoy
Music: John Ryan
Production Manager: Mick Burke
Deputy Stage Manager: Jacinta Breen
Set Builder: Ted Barham