The Kentwood Players theater group will present a Kentwood Kids production of the musical A Grimm Night for Hans Christian Andersen at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.Saturdays, Oct. 8, 15 and 22 at the Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave. in Westchester.
Written by Sue Gordon, the musical exposes what happens when fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen gets an unexpected visit from the Brothers Grimm, who seem upset over the matter of stealing story lines. A competition ensues, with characters from Andersen and Grimm stories taking the stage.
The production is directed by Drew Fitzsimmons and Melodie S. Rivers by special arrangement with Lazy Bee Scripts.
Featured in the cast of performers aged 7 to 13 are Liam Baker, Mason Bromberg, Damian Castillejo, Elizabeth Cruz, Melissa Cruz, Samantha Cruz, Casey Gabriel, Logan Hannig, Lucas Hannig, Katie Harfouch, Dillon Hensel, Kalani Hildebrand, Osi Holt, Stephanie Hotz, Kobe Kubes, Caroline Macou, Kennedy McIntosh, Morgan McIntosh, Martina Povolo, Valentina Povolo, Grace Rector, Izzy Sumrall, Camilla Vietina, Rocio Vietina, Skylar Washington and Emilia Zielinski.
Tickets are $10, with a special family four-pack of seats for $35. For reservations, (310) 645-5156.
All audience members are invited to meet the cast in the theater lobby after the performance. Parents are welcome to bring a camera for photo opportunities during the after-performance reception only.