Grimm's Grimmest: Darker Side of Fairy Tales
What happened after Sleeping Beauty is awakened by the Prince's kiss? How much blood was spilled before Cinderella tried on that slipper? 'Happily ever after...' is only relative -- and what realtives inhabit these lurid tales! Don't ask about the fate of the smoked sausage. This mayhem is accompanied by music skillfully sung and evocatively played on Renaissance Lute, set to 16th Century German stories, and transformed througfh Judith and Dan's 21st Century intellects and interpretations. Revisit your childhood through the lenses of blood-spattered spectacles. These were the tales you missed! Judith and Dan have honed this show for over a decade in live performances, touring the midwest. They finally make it available for a wider audience through this first collaborative CD. Elizabeth Mc Chesney, Assistant Director, Systemwide Children and Young Adult Services of the Chicago Public Library says. ' Judith and Dan are consistently captivating, enchanting, and entertaining.'