Theater

The Pied Piper

Venue: Emmett Robinson Theatre at College of Charleston

Duration: Approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes

Overview

CARLO COLLA AND SONS MARIONETTE COMPANY

A handcrafted fairy tale

Italy’s Carlo Colla and Sons Marionette Company returns to Spoleto Festival USA (Sleeping Beauty, 2015) with its old-world style of puppetry and enchanting rendition of The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Witness the town’s grape harvest and feast, general mirth, and the appearance of a mysterious visitor and his flute. This well-known fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm weaves its story around the beautifully painted scenes of Saxony, featuring 11 puppeteers manipulating 410 meticulously crafted marionettes—including 300 pesky rats!

Performed in English.

Children’s tickets are available.

You may also be interested in:
Carlo Colla and Sons Marionette Company’s Il matrimonio segreto (May 28 – 30).

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