Rapunzel: A Hairy Tale Adventure

The National Theatre of Scotland in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland presents Rapunzel: A Hairy Tale Adventure an online festive show, packed full of songs and filmed at Stirling Castle!

Rapunzel: A Hairy Tale Adventure

About Rapunzel: A Hairy Tale Adventure

“You all know the story of Rapunzel, right? That lassie with the long hair who’s been trapped in her lockdown tower for what feels like forever. The lassie who’s sitting there like a loon waiting for some Prince will come along and save her. Well, think again.

Cos I bet nobody mentioned the hairdresser who made it her life’s mission to track Rapunzel down? Or Rapunzel’s twin brother who’s terrified he’s going to have to take the throne if his sister isn’t found? And they certainly didn’t mention that six foot all singing, all dancing rose in the garden whose psychic visions are going to save the day?

Because you see to truly know a story, you must know all the deets. And let me tell you chookies, the story you know of Rapunzel is incomplete. But finally, at long last, you get to hear from all the characters, all six sides, all six chapters. And despite what you might have thought, they don’t all end in happily ever after.

Rapunzel is a celebration of theatricality, music and storytelling. A chance to hear from every character in this well-known hairy tale, untangled and re-braided for this day and age. A chance to sit with the family and finally piece together the story of one lassie and her journey from isolation to taking her rightful place at the…. Hey come on, I’m not going to give away the ending now, am I?” Paige Ootabook, Narrator

A very special online festive show filmed in the beautiful surrounds of Stirling Castle, created by a Christmas cracker writing team, featuring sparkling showtunes from Novasound and directed by Scottish Panto King Johnny McKnight. Also available will be a free, fun, festive activity pack for families to enjoy over the holiday period.

Booking Information:
Rapunzel will be released in selected cinemas from 22 December, a list of venues will be released soon.

Alternatively, you can watch the digital version of Rapunzel from the comfort of your own home, through a special page on our website, from 23 December 10am until 4 January 12pm. Tickets are available on a scale of £0 to £25 to make Rapunzel accessible to everyone during this Christmas period. Whatever contribution you make will be much appreciated and will go towards covering the production and technical costs for this festive online show.

If you prefer to support your local theatre this Christmas, you will be able to purchase tickets for the stream on some local theatre’s website as well, please check with your local venue for more details.

You will receive a confirmation email after you have booked and we will contact you nearer the time with the page link and full details of how to watch the show and access the resources.

Running time: 70 mins
Recommended age guide: 6+

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Rapunzel: A Hairy Tale Adventure are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

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