Rapunzel

New Victory Theater
209 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Fierce, feisty and funky, this damsel in distress is unlike any long-locked Rapunzel you've ever seen! For one, her hair is not that fairy tale mantle of long golden waves, but raven-black handfuls of dreadlocks, thankyouverymuch. Springtime brings the New York debut of England's award-winning Kneehigh Theatre to The New Victory with a non-traditional rendition of Rapunzel's fight for freedom. This hard-boiled heroine takes on deceitful tricksters, dangerous characters - and a way overprotective mother - in her quest for true and lasting love. Smart, engrossing and accompanied by live folk music, Kneehigh weaves intrigue and magic into this startling and gritty telling of a story you thought you knew.

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http://www.newvictory.org

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Rapunzel - Mar 11, 2008

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