THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER

THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER: A CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME

November 7, 2018–January 13, 2019

Conceived and Directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman
From the Story by Hans Christian Andersen

Unlock this jewel-adorned music box for the whole family!

Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman (Metamorphoses, Treasure Island) fashions an extravagant and exhilarating spectacle. The unlikely adventure of a little tin soldier, brimming with love and unblinking bravery, is infused with Zimmerman’s dazzling blend of storytelling through image and movement, accompanied by live musicians. Unsuspecting travelers make unexpected discoveries in this luminous tale, destined to enchant any and all of us not made of tin.

ARTISTS

MARY ZIMMERMAN, Creator/Director
ANDRE PLUESS, Composer/Sound Designer
AMANDA DEHNERT, Composer
TODD ROSENTHAL, Scenic Designer
ANA KUZMANIC, Costume Designer
TJ GERCKENS, Lighting Designer
CHRIS LAPORTE, Sound Designer
TRACY WALSH, Choreographer
SYLVIA HERNANDEZ-DISTASI, Circus Choreographer
BLAIR THOMAS, Puppet Designer
TOM LEE, Puppet Designer
AMANDA HERRMANN, Properties Designer
ISAAC SCHOEPP, Rigging Designer

FEATURING

CHRISTOPHER DONAHUE, Ensemble
KASEY FOSTER, Ballerina
JOHN GREGORIO, Ensemble
ANTHONY IRONS, Ensemble
ALEX STEIN, Tin Soldier
GREG HIRTE, Violin
LEANDRO LOPEZ VARADY, Music Director/Piano
MICHAL PALZEWICZ, Cello
CONSTANCE VOLK, Woodwinds

LOOKINGGLASS ARTISTS

Lookingglass is an ensemble based company, with a dedicated group of artists composing its roster of Ensemble Members, Artistic Associates, and Teaching Artists.
CHRISTOPHER DONAHUE
SYLVIA HERNANDEZ-DISTASI
KASEY FOSTER
ANDRE PLUESS
TRACY WALSH
MARY ZIMMERMAN
 
 
 

VENUE

Water Tower Water Works
821 N Michigan Ave

RUN TIME

TBA

AGE RECOMMENDATION

Ages 5+

ACCESSIBILITY

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    Audio Description/Touch Tour

    Thursday, December 13
    7:30PM | Touch Tour begins at 6PM

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    Open Captioning

    Thursday, December 6
    7:30PM

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