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The House with Chicken Legs
29th March 2022 – 23rd April 2022

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Actors on stage in The House with Chicken Legs Theatre show
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Marinka dreams of a normal life, where she can stay somewhere long enough to make friends; but there’s one problem – her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning. Her grandmother is Baba Yaga who guides spirits from this world to the next. Marinka longs to change her destiny and break free from her grandmother’s footsteps, but her house has other ideas…

Based on the best-selling novel by Sophie Anderson, Marinka and her unusual house are brought to life in this brand new production of The House with Chicken Legs by award-winning theatre company, Les Enfants Terribles. Produced in their unique style by the team behind Olivier Award-nominated Alice’s Adventures Underground, the story is told through a blend of live music, puppetry and a sprinkle of magic to immerse you in this Yaga world of spirits and secrets.

A beautiful, engaging, and thought-provoking story that deftly navigates the complexities of grief and loss against the backdrop of growing up and fitting in.

Remember, a person’s destiny might be written in the stars, but how they get there is up to them.

  • Written by: Sophie Anderson
  • Adapted by: Oliver Lansley
  • Directed by: Oliver Lansley & James Seager
  • Music & Sound Design by: Alexander Wolfe
  • Songs Co-written by: Alexander Wolfe & Oliver Lansley
  • Original Illustrations by: Melissa Castrillón and Elisa Paganelli © Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2018

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