The Emperor’s New Clothes and More Magical Stories “transcends pure entertainment…it is as poignant as Andersen might have wished.” – The New York Times
A huge thank you to Laurel Graeber for coming to see The Emperor’s New Clothes and More Magical Stories by Hans Christian Andersen – and for this magical review!
“The Emperor’s New Clothes,” at the Clurman Theater, is as devoted to making children reflect as to making them laugh. Adapted by Barbara Zinn Krieger and devised and directed by Adrienne Kapstein, the play begins in the present in Central Park, where a girl, intent on texting, sits down next to Andersen’s famous statue. The statue (Emmanuel Elpenord) stirs to life…
On Monday, May 6th, New York City Children’s Theater presented a reading of four short plays written by middle school students from NY! Take a look at some highlights from the rehearsal and the reading!