Five rocking reasons you need to see Rumpelstiltskin!
You all know the classic family tale, but you've never seen it like this before!
Australia's Windmill Theatre Company arrive in London with their contemporary retelling of a classic fairy-tale. Rumpelstiltskin plays at the Southbank Centre throughout the festive season, and we have five exciting reasons why you need to see it!
1. It's a rocking re-imagining of a classic fairy-tale
See the UK premiere of this utterly unique retelling of a beloved family fairy-tale, reimagined with lashings of magical mayhem, rocking music and supreme silliness. You know the story and have heard it told in many different forms, but this stunning show is like no other version you've ever seen before! Full of twists and turns, this show is a whole new spin on a heart of gold.
2. It's for families seeking something delightfully different this festive season
Forget Panto, this is a ground-breaking theatrical spectacle that is anything but traditional. It is a brilliant, bold and fun show for the whole family, but with an added level of sophistication that assumes intelligence among its young audiences, who deserve to see art forms challenged in the same way that adults do. This clever, contemporary and culturally engaging show is a quirky alternative to the archetypal Christmas shows.
3. It's from award winning and acclaimed Windmill Theatre Co.
Heralded as "The best children's theatre company in the country." by The Australian, Windmill Theatre Co are an innovative, boundary breaking and vibrant organisation. As one of Australia's most awarded theatre companies and most successful exporters of arts and culture across the globe, Windmill has fast established itself as a world leader in its field. This is your chance as a UK audience to experience the genius, sophistication and fun of Windmill Theatre Co. What a treat!
4. It's set in the psychedelic 60s
Splendour at the visually stunning costumes, hyper-modern set and larger-than-life characters and delve into this alternative and fantastical world, fizzing with fun and laughs! This is Rumpelstiltskin meets Mary Quant, where our protagonist is head of a fashion house and exuberant designs is the name of the game. If being wowed by dazzling costume, make up, wigs and set pieces is your thing, then this show is perfect for you!
5. It's got amazing musical numbers
This version of Rumpelstiltskin is a rocking musical too! With upbeat, electric and catchy songs to boot, this is far more than your standard fairy-tale. Bursting with enchanting and energetic dance sequences and a stellar performance from world-renowned cabaret star, Paul Capsis, on the vocals; this show is sure to leave you dancing and singing all the way home!