The Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg have decided to revive a tradition going back a very long way, namely the adaptation for the theatre, in Luxembourgish, of a popular fairy tale. The writer Ian De Toffoli and the director Myriam Muller have thus decided to reinvent the story of Rumpelstiltskin.
Rumpelstiltskin is certainly one of the Brothers Grimm's best-known stories, but also one of the shortest, with characters that are archetypically recognisable in terms of the functions they perform in the story-telling but lacking in any real psychological depth - which affords this rewritten version a great deal of scope for modulation. What is involved, therefore, is an exercise in filling out this tale of betrayal and greed by illustrating hitherto little explored motives, and by using action and dialogue to fill in ellipses where, hitherto, there were things unmentioned and mere suppositions. Who is this Rumpelstiltskin, and why does he want to seize and take possession of the queen's first-born child?
Ultimately, however, what this story of the relationship between a miller's daughter and a supernatural creature boils down to, invariably and automatically, is the ancestral struggle between pride and the desire for security, between the thin mask of civilisation and the untamed forces harboured within each and every one of us, or - to use the current technical jargon - between creditors and debtors.
Mam Pierre Bodry, Gilles Cruchten, Larisa Faber, Fabio Godinho, Elisabet Johannesdottir, Marco Lorenzini, Pitt Simon, Raoul Schlechter, Brigitte Urhausen Regie Myriam Muller
Bühn Anouk Schiltz
Filmopnamen Christophe Wagner
Video Emeric Adrian
Kostümer Christian Klein (mam Caroline Koener)
Musék Bernard Valléry
Luucht Philippe Lacombe
Regieassistenz Daliah Kentges Produktioun Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg
Koproduktioun Théâtre d'Esch, CAPE - Centre des Arts pluriels EttelbruckVendredi 15 DÉCEMBRE 2017 à 20h00 (tickets)
Samedi 16 DÉCEMBRE 2017 à 20h00 (tickets)
Dimanche 17 DÉCEMBRE 2017 à 17h00 (tickets)
DURÉE environ 1h50 & entracte Aféierung zum Stéck vum Här Ian De Toffoli allkéiers eng hallef Stonn virun der Virstellung
Adultes 25 , 20 , 15 / Jeunes 8 / Kulturpass bienvenu
Lieu: Grand Théâtre / Grande Salle