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School Show – The Emperor’s New Clothes

October 4, 2022 at 9:30am & 12:00pm

Waterville Opera House & Virginia Rep

Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St, Waterville, ME

Kindergarten - Grade 5

School Shows: Tickets must be reserved in advance through the Box Office by completing the registration form. For more information CLICK HERE.

By Hans Christian Andersen
Adapted by Richard Giersch

The classic fable is brought to life in this Hans Christian Andersen story of greed and privilege. When it comes to fashion and… well, everything… this emperor knows it all, or so he thinks. A charlatan decides to profit from his bombast. He persuades the emperor that he has the world’s most exquisite fabric. The emperor pays the “tailor” a fortune, but when he goes to inspect his dazzling new wardrobe, the con artist offers a clever trick that ultimately shows the foolishness brought on by the emperor’s “sophistication.” (45 minutes)

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