THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL
FROM 8 YEARS
DURATION: 45 min
English & Danish
Oh! A match afford her world of comfort. If she only dared take a single one out of the bundle, draw it against the wall and warm her fingers by it... RITCH!
In the midst of misery, hardship and pain - hope emerges. Against all expectations.
'The Little Match Girl' is not only a sad story, but a joyous message of faith, hope and love. Almost a gospel. But above all a fairytale, and fairytales are life, and life must be lived... happily.
'The Little Match Girl' received the Danish theatre price Reumert of the Year in 2003.
"I wish I could invite everyone in the world to come and see Teatret Gruppe 38's 'The Little Match Girl'. It is true magic."
"You wonder if it is Teatret gruppe 38 who makes different theatre or if it is the other ones who does it. 'The Little Match Girl' is undeniable true theatre."
Teatret Gruppe 38 is a prizewinning theatre located in the city of Aarhus, Denmark and led by the artistic leader, writer and actress Bodil Alling.
The theatre strives to create intimate, thoughtful and poetic theatre, for children and adults. Teatret Gruppe 38 also organizes and co-organizes a number of festivals and biennales – including the showcase DANISH+
For more info see www.gruppe38.dk