Little Claus and Big Claus
Little Claus and Big Claus is a production by Nordland Visual Theatre. The production had its world wide premiere in 2000 and has been performed more than 220 times. Little Claus and Big Claus is performed by Alter Ego by Geir Robsrud. The production is based on a fairytale by H. C. Andersen.
Information(Objekt ID 3)
|Produced by||Nordland Visual Theatre|
|In collaboration with||Alter Ego|
|Based on||Little Claus and Big Claus by Hans Christian Andersen|
|Audience||Families (from 5)|
|Expressions||Puppetry, Performance for children , Fairytale|
|Running period||March 2000|
|Website||Figurteatret i Nordland|
Requirements to venue
|Minimum stage width||4m|
|Minimum stage depth||4m|
|Minimum stage height||2m|
|Rigging time||45 minutes|
|Downrigging time||30 minutes|
Little Claus and Big Claus by Nordland Visual Theatre takes place in a town where two men named Claus lived. One had four horses, the other only one. To keep them apart, people called the one with four horses Big Claus whereas the one with one was called Little Claus.
The production is about the poor boy Little Claus who uses his imagination and cleverness to fool everyone who crosses his path, on his way to riches and fame. Little Claus and Big Claus was revived in November 2008.
Sources: Nordland Visual Theatre, http://www.figurteateret.no/artikkel.aspx?MId1=585&AId=946, 25.10.2010, http://www.figurteateret.no/artikkel.aspx?MId1=612&AId=9369
|2010||, Fri Figur – Show|
|June 5, 2009 10:30 – Store sal||Stamsund Teaterfestival – Show|
|June 5, 2009 12:30 – Store sal||Stamsund Teaterfestival – Show|
|June 5, 2009 17:30 – Store sal||Stamsund Teaterfestival – Show|
|Navember 8, 2008||– New opening|
|2002||, Vinterlysfestivalen – Show|
|March 2000||– Worldwide premiere|
"The kids enjoyed (...) They laughed until they cried of the inventive Little Claus"
"Judging from the facial expressions and the howls of laughter, from children and adults, the spectators highly appreciated good, old-fashioned fairytale from the hand of the master."