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The Grimm Tale of Cinderella

Smock Alley Theatre 1662

Every story has a beginning, just not always the one you expect…..

5 – 23 Dec @ 7pm | Main Space

Matinees on Saturdays + Sundays @ 2pm

Christmas Week Matinee ~ Fri 22 Dec @ 2pm

Based on the popular world folklore tale.
Written by Katie McCann (Cirque des Reves)

Lost, tired and out of their depth, brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm seek shelter in the woods from a bitter storm. Unknown to them they are not the only ones seeking shelter and a chance encounter with a strange old woman is about to change their fate.

Trapped for the evening together the brothers begin to share with the woman the stories they have gathered on their travels. Stories they believe will make them bestsellers and famous the world over.

But the Old Woman too has a tale to tell, about a girl named Ella, her cruel stepmother, a handsome prince and the night that would change her life forever. However this is not the story the brothers expect. No, no this is the real story of the girl who became known as Cinderella…

Age suitability: 6+
Photo credits: Ste Murray

Contains strobe lighting and haze.


Dinner + Show

On selected evenings you can enjoy a seasonal pre-show dinner with a glass of wine in our magnificent Banquet Hall before heading downstairs to see The Grimm Tale of Cinderella!

Menu: choose between…
○ Mushroom Rarebit with Garlic & Thyme Mash
○ Coq Au Vin Pie with Mushrooms, Bacon & Pearl Onions
○ Tartiflette of Potatoes, Bacon, Onions & Reblochon Cheese with Green Salad
Served with a glass of white or red wine

Children’s Menu: choose between…
○ Spaghetti Bolognese
○ Sausage & Bean Casserole with Mash
Served with a drink

Sitting @ 5:30pm  | Tickets:  €30 Adult / €25 Child
Dinner + Show available on the following dates:
Sat 9th | Sat 16th | Sat 23rd
Patrons please note that last dinner sitting is 6pm

Brunch + Show

Have the perfect afternoon out with a scrumptious wholesome brunch in our Banquet Hall followed by a matinee performance of The Grimm Tale of Cinderella!

Menu: choose between…
○ Roast Mushrooms on Sourdough Toast with Gruyere & Spinach
○ Eggs in Purgatory with Whipped Feta & Parsley, Toast & Leaves
○ Potato Hash with Bacon, Fried Eggs & Smoked Ketchup

Children’s Menu: choose between…
○ Banana Pancakes with Maple Syrup
○ Mini Breakfast Pies with Sausage & Cheese

Sitting @ 12:30pm | Tickets: €25 Adult / €22 Child
Brunch + Show available on the following dates:
Sat 9th | Sat 16th | Sun 17th | Sat 23rd
Patrons please note that last brunch sitting is 1pm

School Group Showings
Fri 8 / Thu 14 / Fri 15 Dec @ 11.30am | Students €10 | Teachers go free!

For more information, or to book a school group please call 01-6770014.