The Snow Queen
by Hans Christian Andersen
December 2 - December 24, 2011
Illustration by Vladyslav Yerko, from the book published by A-BA-BA-HA-LA-MA-HA Courtesy Anderson House Foundation
Portland Stage is creating an enchanting new Mainstage holiday production of The Snow Queen, the beloved fairy tale of devotion, bravery and the triumph of love. When Gerda's best friend Kai is bewitched and imprisoned by the mysterious Snow Queen, the young girl embarks on a journey to the land of winter to save him. With magical characters from crows to rosebushes to reindeer, Andersen's story has warmed the hearts of children and adults around the world for almost 200 years.