By Mike Kenny
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 Production||Production History|
|Actor 1: John M. Ryan||The Barn, Kilkenny||10th - 14th & 17th - 21st November|
|Actor 2: Roisín Gribben||Dunamaise, Portlaoise||24th - 25th November|
|Director: Philip Hardy||Draíocht, Blachardstown||1st - 2nd December|
|Set Designer: Carol Betera||Linenhall Arts centre, Castlebar||4th - 5th December|
|Lighting Designer: Trevor Ahearn|
|Costume Designer: Bernie McCoy|
|Music: John Ryan|
|Production Manager: Mick Burke|
|Deputy Stage Manager: Jacinta Breen|
|Set Builder: Ted Barham|