Hair raising musical in Stevenage

The production team behind Rapunzel
The production team behind Rapunzel
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If you are looking for a chance to let your hair down and relax with an original musical then the Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage might have the answer.

The theatre’s own production team will be staging Rapunzel from Thursday to Monday April 13 to 17.

Expect a wide range of lively characters in this show based on the fairy tale of the same name.

It tells the story of Sophia is desperate for a baby of her own. Her husband Karl cannot bear to see her upset any longer and realising their lonely neighbour is their last chance he begs for Gothel’s help.

Gothel offers Karl a magic herb from her garden, but the price is high.

Sophia and Karl will get the baby they long for but on Rapunzel’s sixteenth birthday she must be returned to Gothel.

Years later, trapped in a Tower, Rapunzel has grown into a beautiful and clever young woman but will she ever get out of the Tower and return home?

Longing for adventure and freedom and with only Viktor, the crow, for company how will Rapunzel ever escape?

Can Prince Freddie save the day or will Rapunzel never make it home?

Based on the Brothers Grimm classic fairy tale and featuring brand new toe-tapping songs this UK premiere and is ideal for the whole family.

Performances of the show are 2.30pm on Thursday, 1.30pm and 4.30pm on Friday April 14, Sunday April 16 and Monday April 17.

There are two shows on Saturday taking place at 2.30pm and 6pm.

Producers of the show have said that tickets are selling fast and anyone looking to book should do so early to avoid disappointment with many performances already sold out.

Tickets cost £20 and £65 for a family of four. These can be booked by calling the box office on 01438 363200 or by visiting www.gordon-craig.co.uk.