MYTH, LEGEND AND FANTASY COMBINE IN THIS SPELLBINDING STORY, TOLD IN TRUE PANTOMIME TRADITION.
She sweeps through the streets on snowy nights, looking in at the windows, her breath leaving strange icy patterns on the glass. “Yes, I’ve seen them”, says Gerda, but little does she know her best friend, Kai is about to be spirited away to the evil Snow Queen’s Ice Palace.
And so, as the spring thaw arrives, Gerda's quest begins – an adventurous journey from Denmark to the frozen north, passing through every season and encountering a host of colourful characters along the way.
Producer: Steve Oakes
Director: Amber Ould
Assisted by: Keith Hughes & Steve Oakes
Musical Director: Lou Willis
Contact Steve on 07824 338367 for further details, or e-mail email@example.com, or contact us via the CAST & CAST ACADEMY Facebook page.
Cast of Characters
GRANNY FANNY-ANNIE: Our Dame - Steve Parkyn
GERDA: Granny’s granddaughter - Jaime Hodgson
KAI: Gerda’s best friend - Sian Oxley
HELMUT: Gerda’s daft cousin - Oscar Brudenhall Jones
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON: - Francis Batt
THE SNOW QUEEN: The Winter Witch - Jessica Smith
SNOWDROP: The Spirit of Spring - Kirstie Harvey
BLOSSOM: The Spring flower lady - Gemma Parkyn
HENRIK: The Snow Queen’s henchman - Keith Hughes
CAW: The Raven - Chris Darbon
ZIGGY: A comical long-haired, ageing hippy - Mickey Berry
SUNBEAM: The Hippy Princess - Rudie Moore
FREDERIKA: The “Little Robber Girl” - Melissa
RUFUS: The Reindeer - Becky Macklin
OLD LAPP LADY: - Maria Michell
KONRAD: A Sweet Shop Customer - Tom Hodgson
OLGA: A Fisherwoman - Pamela Harvey
“PRECIOUS” - Steve Oakes
ROBBER-CHIEF: Frederika’s boss - Daniel McMurray
Ensemble of Townsfolk, Plants, Hippies, Robbers, Minions etc:
Ann Bridget Yendall
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Our next production will be Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs, watch this space for read-through and audition dates, to be announced soon. Rehearsals will begin Monday 11th September at 8.30pm.
Colnbrook Village Hall
Colnbrook SL3 0RF
Tel: 07711 109331 (Secretary)
The Academy @ CAST (youth group) Monday evening - 6.30 to 8.30pm
Adult Group - Monday evening 8.30 to 11pm and Thursday evenings - 8pm to 11pm at Colnbrook Village Hall