The Snow Queen

Thu 29 November - Mon 31 December


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If you see one Christmas show, make it this one

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A magical festive frozen tale for the whole family 

Dundee Rep Ensemble in association with Noisemaker presents
A co-commission between Dundee Rep and the Citizens Theatre



By Scott Gilmour and Claire McKenzie
From the original by Hans Christian Andersen

Director Andrew Panton
Designer Richard Evans
Lighting Designer Grant Anderson
Musical Director Gavin Whitworth
Movement Director Emily-Jane Boyle

Winter is magical and mysterious. There are secrets in the snow. But when Gerda’s best friend Kai goes missing, she must face her fears and embark on an epic quest to find him.

With the help of an unlikely band of companions, Gerda travels to the Kingdom of Ice to confront the Snow Queen and rescue her friend. But things aren’t always what they seem…

From the writing team behind Little Red and the Wolf and the creative team behind last year’s A Christmas Carol, comes a seasonal adventure for the entire family. With an epic original score, spellbinding storytelling, and more than a pinch of Christmas magic, this thrilling reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fable promises to be a fairy-tale you won’t want to miss this Christmas.

Age recommendation 5+

Previews: 29 & 30 Nov

Opening Night: 1 Dec


At Dundee Rep Theatre, we are committed to welcoming everyone, especially those with sensory, learning and communication conditions, including those on the autistic spectrum.

Working in conjunction with National Autistic Society (NAS), we deliver year round participatory drama and technical theatre opportunities for children and young people living with autism as well as a relaxed performance of our Christmas Show.

This year the relaxed performance of The Snow Queen will take place on Saturday 15 December at 2.30pm, supported by the Rep and Friendly Access. This performance provides a relaxed environment to help reduce anxiety, subtle adjustments to the performance and special quiet zones for audience members before and during the performance if required.

Your support will enable us to ensure that children and young people with autism will continue to experience the wellbeing benefits of participatory drama and the joy of live theatre.

If you are the parent or carer of a child or young person living with autism and would like to find out more about how they can become involved at the Rep please contact 


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