Until October 18, 2023
  • WE LOVE a lovely poetic and humorous adaptation
  • AGE : for ages 4 - 10
  • DATE : Until October 18, 2023
  • DURATION: 50 minutes
  • LOCATION: at the Essaïon theater (Paris 4th)
  • Winner of the P'tits Molières 2018: Best young audience show
  • A poetic and humorous adaptation of Andersen's famous fairy tale
  • The Ugly Duckling in an inventive version et moving which combines storytelling, song and theater
  • Ever since the ugly duckling hatched from his egg, he's been shunned by everyone because of the way he looks. So he runs away from the barnyard to discover the wide world. Maybe he'll even get close to the great white birds he once saw flying across the sky?
The ugly duckling

The press speaks about it

LE PARISIEN - Simon Bensa magically serves up the full text of Andersen's fairy tale
FIGAROSCOPE - A tender adaptation to share with the whole family
TELEMA - The staging, with its mix of theater, objects and lovely songs, brings distance and lightness to the subject. Perfect for the whole family.  
THE MUSEUM - An adaptation full of humor, poetry and energy

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