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Event Archive - The Robber Bridegroom: A Grimm Fairy Tale (Victoria Fringe): by the Brothers Grimm, adapted by Andrew G. Cooper

Sat. August 31st 2019 - Sat. August 31st 2019 BMO Studio Theatre (All Ages)
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm doors at 3:30 pm
$12 Regular/$9 Students & Seniors
Presented by: Chimera Theatre, Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival

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Theatre: Drama
“Turn back, turn back, thou bonnie bride,
Nor in this house of death abide.”

The Robber Bridegroom: A Grimm Fairy Tale
by The Brothers Grimm, adapted by Andrew G. Cooper

An impoverished miller seeks a better life for his only daughter by arranging her marriage to a wealthy stranger. She wants to help her family, but something wicked lurks in the woods where her bridegroom lives... Chimera Theatre brings back their dark adaptation of this classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale through puppetry and physical theatre that “had even skeptical audience members on the edge of their seats and scared.” - Kamloops This Week

"Creative...wonderfully realized" - The Winnipeg Free Press
"the...pace helps build the growing sense of horror and impending doom. It is creepy." - CBC Manitoba
"This production is a real treat for the senses." - UMFM Radio
“this is a show for you.” - The YYScene

This production runs at the Intrepid Theatre's Victoria Fringe Festival from August 21st to September 1st, 2019. The performances will be taking place at the Metro Studio Theatre, 1411 Quadra St, Victoria, BC.

August 22nd - 5:15 pm
August 24th - 7:15 pm
August 26th - 7:45 pm
August 30th - 5:15 pm
August 31st - 3:45 pm
September 1st - 5:45 pm

We are recommending the show to audience as PG 13 due to some violence and mature themes. For more information on the production, visit our website at

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