East of the Sun, West of the Moon at Looking Glass Theatre

You know about Beauty and the Beast… but do you know about the Trolls, Hags and Winds? Looking Glass Theatre, presents the NYC premiere of Frankie Little Hardin’s East of the Sun, West of the Moon, a new children’s play directed by Naima Warden and based on the Scandinavian version of “Beauty and The Beast"


East of the Sun West of the Moon at Looking Glass Theatre

To save her father and mother, a young daughter makes a promise to live with a beastly bear, whose palace is secretly filled with nasty, bumbling trolls. In the dark of night, our heroine falls in love with a sweet shy Prince. She makes a promise never to see his face in the light and to keep their love in the dark. But when the tricky trolls convince her to sneak a peak, she breaks her promise and the trolls whisk away the newly un-enchanted Prince.

So - what’s a girl to do? Save him, of course! On her amazing journey to save her true love, she encounters Hags and Horses and gets help from the Winds. Will she save her hero from the evil trolls? Can she mend her broken promise? Will they live happily ever after?

East of the Sun, West of the Moon is currently playing through Sunday, May 20 with performances Saturday at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets are $15 adults, $12 kids 12 and under.Group tickets also available. Running time is approximately 60 minutes with no intermission.

Looking Glass Theatre
422 West 57th Street
between 9th and 10th Avenues

For more info visit www.lookingglasstheatrenyc.com

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