The Emperor's Ears (a Serbian Folktale)
“…plenty of humor, heart and audience participation… perfectly suited for kids… Talespinner is a marvelous entertainment resource for kids of all ages, and their theater should be packed. So bring your kids, grandkids and their friends to experience some stage magic live and in person.” —
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Cathleen O'Malley as Parvi, Ben Merold as The Emperor Trajan
June 15th through July 6th, 2013
Fridays 1PM & 7PM; Saturdays 2PM & 7PM; Sundays 2PM
Pay What You Can performances Sunday, June 16th & Friday, June 21st (7PM only)
Download the teaching guide for The Emperor's Ears (Adobe PDF, 1.7MB)
Picked on since childhood over his unusual ears, a young ruler vows to keep his secret, no matter what. Enter a barber's apprentice who can't help herself from telling the truth. Can she remain honest and keep his secret while becoming his only friend?
Director — Alison Garrigan
Playwright — Michael Sepesy
Movement & Music Direction — Stephanie Wilbert
Costume & Mask Design — Melanie Boeman
Lighting Design — Josh Heidinger
Stage Manager — Brittany Gaul
Parvi/Ensemble… Cathleen O'Malley
Miro/Ensemble… Daniel Grambow
Trajan/Ensemble… Ben Merold
Pedlar/Ensemble… Katelyn Cornelius
Goran/Ensemble… Andrew Gombas
Zora/Ensemble… Carrie Williams
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