HANSEL & GRETEL (R&D)
Adapted & Directed by Louis Emmitt-Stern
Breadcrumbs in jars.
Breadcrumbs in jars in jars in jars."
Brothers Grimm meet Karl Marx in this two-hander reworking of a classic fairytale. Swapping out the forest for the boxing ring, a brother-sister duo a with fierce appetite find themselves homeless, hungry, and ready to punch.
Exploring the class divide in London through the world of amateur boxing, Louis Emmitt-Stern's adaption of Hansel & Gretel is currently in development, having recently undergone an initial week-long workshop process.
Following All The Blue Areas, Hansel & Gretel marks the second project for theatre company PillowFight, established by Louis Emmitt-Stern and Tom William Wales.