Looking for something to get you in the festive mood, with more than a touch of literary appeal? If you didn’t manage to snap up tickets for The Penny Readings, don’t be too sad as there’s plenty of time to catch two very special seasonal productions at The Lantern Theatre.
The Lantern Theatre is a newly opened fringe theatre located in Blundell Street, Liverpool City Centre which has its roots in educational and community-based theatre, and is planning to showcase a range of original and classic productions in the upcoming year. It has chosen to kick off proceedings with versions of two of the best loved Christmas literature classics, A Christmas Carol and The Snow Queen.
Perhaps the most famous Christmas story ever, A Christmas Carol promises to stay true to Dickens’ original text and characters while also injecting some originality onto the stage through work with masks and physical theatre. The production runs from 5th to 30th December 2009 (excluding 23rd-28th December), with tickets costing £10 and £8 for concessions.
The Snow Queen, one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most enchanting stories, is sure to transport both children and adults alike into a magical and mysterious fairytale world. It promises to capture “the power of friendship and the magic of Christmas”. It runs from 5th December 2009 to 6th February 2010, with tickets from £6.50 for adults and £5 concessions.
For more information, visit http://www.thelanterntheatre.co.uk/whats-on/ or telephone 0151 703 0000.