HANSEL & GRETEL (R&D)

Adapted & Directed by Louis Emmitt-Stern 

 

“Breadcrumbs.

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 AreasHansel & Gretel marks the second project for theatre company PillowFight, established by Louis Emmitt-Stern and Tom William Wales.