Tom Thumb

based on the Grimm fairy tale | puppet theatre for 4 year olds and older
Director: Tomas Mielentz
Complete set design: Nadine Wottke
Cast: Maurice Voß
Premiere: 2 October, 2021, at 3 p.m.

A small boy on a great journey

A man and a woman desperately want a child, even if it is only as small as a thumb. Their wish comes true, after seven months they have a son who is indeed only the size of a thumb, but very clever and wise. He can sit on the brim of a hat and can steer a cart by whispering in the ear of a horse. He lets his poor father sell him for a lot of gold, knowing full well that his ingenuity will enable him to return home. But before that happens, Tom Thumb disappears into a mouse hole, he chases away thieves, ends up in the stomach of a cow and is even gobbled up by a wolf. However, everything turns out all right in the end.

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