The Emperor's New Clothes (Prince Street Players Version)
Two con men "play the palace" in this family-friendly adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's satirical tale.
The establishment that has become synonymous with theatre for young audiences, Prince Street Players puts its trademark breezy flair on the classic tale, The Emperor's New Clothes (Prince Street Players Version)! Designed specifically for young audiences, this version is a charming exploration of the dangers of vanity. Featuring a host of hilarious characters, including a brassy, tap-dancing, bugle-playing Empress.
Two con men, Mr. Stitch and Mr. Sew, wreak havoc at Wits Ends Palace when they present the Emperor with a special gift: an exquisitely beautiful "magic" suit of clothes, invisible to all but the wisest of men. The dangers of vanity are hilariously addressed with a host of delightful characters as Emperor Maxmilian the Most dons his most expensive, least visible outfit. It looks like it's up to the lowliest of the Emperor's staff, Chester the Jester, to imbue His Highness with some common sense.
The Emperor's New Clothes (Prince Street Players Version)'s small technical and cast requirements ensures that it will fit perfectly onto any-sized stage and into nearly any-sized budget. As with all of Prince Street Players' shows, the materials forThe Emperor's New Clothes (Prince Street Players Version) include spectacularly detailed costume designs, prop descriptions and stage notes, should they be needed by the creative team.