Here’s the second column in my series asking why theaters dumb down their shows for kids. Since this one focuses on fairy tales, I want to share it with my readers here. 234 more words
Let’s delve into a pretty common denominator in the world of theater for young audiences (TYA): fairy tales. There is no end to internet lists “revealing” or “discovering” the dark origins of fairy tales, yet it is so surprising that, once upon a time, we actually told children scary stories? 183 more words
If I could pick a fairy tale to be Disney’s next big movie, I would have to choose Hansel and Gretel. I know that there have been some movies made about Hansel and Gretel, and that it is a dark tale that Disney would have to give a happy ending, but I’d like to see Hansel and Gretel’s journey be made into a Disney movie. 92 more words
F : Frau Totenkinder "I've a great debt to pay, for an undeserved act of kindness done to me long ago, in an old burned cottage in the woods."
Would it be fair to place Frau Totenkinder on this list of Villains?
I won’t be getting deep into her life throughout Bill Willingham’s Fables, for any of you who haven’t had the opportunity to read the comics. 429 more words