About the performance
The Princ is searching for a long time for his Princess but without luck. And his father The King is anxious to pass on his crown. In a stormy night a soaked maiden knocks on the castle doors, claims to be a princess and asks for a shelter. A clever Queen, Prince’s mother puts a pea grain under all the mattresses and pillows on which the girl is supposed to sleep. That should prove if the princess is who she claims to be. After a tough night that doesn’t bring sleep to the girl it proves that she is the real Princess. And so the Prince finally finds the right bride.
About the author
Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author who wrote plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, but is is best known for his fairy tales. His works number in the 3000s and have been translated to more than 125 languages. His stories are considered timeless and are enjoyable no matter the age.