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Hans Christian Andersen

Date of Death: August 04, 1875

Birth Place: Odense, Fyn, DENMARK

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Sutton Foster Will Lead ONCE UPON A MATTRESS on Broadway Beginning This Summer

 ONCE UPON A MATTRESS will open on Broadway this summer at The Hudson Theatre, starring Tony Award winner Sutton Foster! Foster will lead the Broadway cast, reprising her acclaimed performance as Winnifred the Woebegone.
Impact Arts Unveils 20th Anniversary Season Of Summer Stock Austin 2024

Impact Arts celebrates the 20th anniversary of Summer Stock Austin with an exciting 2024 season. Enjoy a variety of performances and events marking two decades of theatrical excellence.
Full Cast Announced for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID At La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts 

Experience the magic of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at the LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS.
BACK TO THE FUTURE, ENCANTO And More Headline Lied Center 35th Anniversary 2024-2025 Season

The Lied Center's 2024-2025 season will feature more than 35 events including top artists and ensembles from around the world in dance, classical music, jazz, musical theater, comedy, family, illusion, and more.  
THE SNOW QUEEN Comes To Reading Rep Theatre in November

Reading Rep's 2024 winter production will be a new production of The Snow Queen by Anna Wheatley, which will run at the Berkshire venue from Friday 29 November to Tuesday 31 December.
FIM Will Host Festival of Dance, Bon Voyage Concert and A Fairy Tale Life in May

FIM will host three events in May produced by FIM Flint School of Performing Arts youth ensembles: Flint Youth Ballet’s Festival of Dance, Flint Youth Theatre’s A Fairy Tale Life: The Story of Young Hans Christian Andersen, and Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Bon Voyage Concert.
THE LITTLE MERMAID and LITTLE RED Set For Bristol Old Vic's 2024 Christmas Programme

Bristol Old Vic has announced its Christmas programme for 2024 – two new productions inspired by classic fairy tales. Learn more about both shows here!
TAKE THE LEAD World Premiere & More Set for Paper Mill Playhouse 2024-25 Season

Paper Mill Playhouse has unveiled its 2024–2025 season. See the full lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.
42 STREET, FROZEN JR. & More Set for Musical Theatre of Anthem 24-25 Season

Musical Theatre of Anthem has revealed their 2024-2025 Sensational 17th Season, bringing to the stage some new performances sure to delight patrons of all ages.
DanceHouse Sets Canadian Premieres & More for 2024/25 Season

DanceHouse has revealed its 2024/25 season of performances from around the globe – on Vancouver stages from October 2024 through April 2025. Learn more about the season and see how to purchase tickets.
Review: FROZEN at Providence Performing Arts Center

Providence Performing Arts Center presents ‘Frozen,’ the 2018 Broadway musical based on Disney’s top-grossing 2013 animated film, featuring the beloved Grammy and Academy-Award winning anthem, “Let It Go.”
Danish Queen Margrethe II to Design Sets & Costumes for Tivoli Gardens' 150th Anniversary

Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark will return to the creative field as a costume and set designer for a new ballet at Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens. This announcement comes following her abdication earlier this year.
Video: Get A First Look At Opera Orlando's Site-Specific RUSALKA

Get a first look at Opera Orlando's site-specific production of Dvořák’s Rusalka at the Art and History Museums of Maitland. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “The Little Mermaid,” Dvořák’s version is a deeply romantic tragedy of love, sacrifice, and rejection.
MEAN GIRLS, MYSTIC PIZZA & More Set for The Ordway 24-25 Season

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts has revealed its 24-25 Broadway season lineup, which includes five hit musicals. See which musicals are a part of the lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.
THE E.N.C. Will Receive Premiere Reading at Pearl Studios

The Directors Company have announced today that THE E.N.C , a new play by Matthew Freeman (Silver Spring) will receive a premiere reading on Wednesday, March 6 at 1:00pm at Pearl Studios.
The Directors Company Presents A Reading Of THE E.N.C. A New Play By Matthew Freeman

Join The Directors Company for a reading of THE E.N.C., a new play by Matthew Freeman. This darkly comic and timely adaptation of The Emperor's New Clothes premieres on March 6, 2024, featuring a star-studded cast and directed by Michael Parva.
U.S. Premiere of ATONEMENT & More Set for The Joffrey Ballet's 2024-25 Season

The Joffrey Ballet has revealed its 2024–2025 Season at Lyric Opera House. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.
Opera Orlando Will Perform Site-Specific RUSALKA

Opera Orlando goes On the Town in its All for Art season with a site-specific production of Dvořák’s Rusalka at the Art and History Museums of Maitland. Performances will take place March 8-9, 2024.
Starlight Theatre Announces Broadway 3-Show Packages

Discover the exciting Broadway 3-Show Packages announced by Starlight Theatre.

Hans Christian Andersen FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Hans Christian Andersen written?

Hans Christian Andersen has written 5 shows including Once Upon a Mattress (Source Material), Nightingale (Source Material), Honk! (Source Material), Striking 12 (Source Material), The Little Mermaid (Source Material).

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