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…

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The Emperor’s New Clothes and More Magical Stories is playing at Theatre Row through December 22nd

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