Das Tapfere Schneiderlein
The Deutsches Theater München presents a production by Brüder Grimm Festspiele Hanau
Thursday - Friday: 7:30pm
Saturday: 3pm and 7:30pm
Cheeky fairytale musical
From rags to riches: In the popular fairytale by the Brothers Grimm Das tapfere Schneiderlein (The Brave Little Tailor), a poor tailor is promoted to king. The profound story about courage, skilfulness and virtue is coming to our stage as a cheeky musical adaptation in 2020. With this production, we continue our successful cooperation with the Brüder Grimm Festspiele (Brothers Grimm Festival) in Hanau.
A cunning hero
Trouble with a pair of giants, a wild boar has destroyed the harvest and a unicorn is causing turmoil in the kingdom. So the king declares: Whoever can solve all these problems is going to be the next king and will receive the princess’s hand in marriage. One day, a poor tailor kills seven flies at one blow. Encouraged by that heroic deed, he faces all the king‘s labours – and succeeds, with the aid of deceit, creativity and luck. But a show-off hardly ever conquers the heart of a princess…