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Theatre fans with a passion for drama, love and loss can look forward to seeing an adaptation of a lesser-known Brothers Grimm classic, The Girl Without Hands, when touring theatre company Nicole et Martin brings it to the stage at Taurus Crafts.
On Wednesday 8 August 2012, theatre goers will see the tale of the poor miller and his daughter in the dramatic reworking that is said to be aimed at children and adults alike – filled with live music, narration, fantastic choreography and even a bit of humour.
In The Girl Without Hands, the miller meets a stranger in the forest who makes him an offer he can’t refuse: ‘Give me only what’s behind your mill and I will make you rich, very rich.’ Believing there is only an apple tree at stake, the miller accepts, before realising that his daughter was also there sweeping – thus making a fateful pact with the Devil.
Organisers said: ‘This tale is a story that speaks of loss and gain, of two people’s individual paths and growth in life, and of two people who lose one another and then find one another again.
‘It speaks of patience, endurance, and of the faith that things will turn out well. No matter how tragic and horrible the events that befall to them might seem, they are able to accept their fate.’
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