The Changeling

Scandinavian fairy-tale for children (ages 6 and up)Changeling_Poster

Based on fairy-tale by Selma Lagerlöf
MFA Study Project directed by Ekaterina Vetrova (Shestakova)
Unicorn Theatre, University of Ottawa
Premiere: October 18th, 2012

Come embark on a magical journey into the land of Scandinavian fairy-tales, and what will you find? A farmer and his wife, a lost child, and old troll hag and troll baby, among other things… The Changeling is a heartbreaking tale of a farmer and his wife in their struggle for parenthood. This piece, intended for young audiences, transports the audience into a magical forest, where a farmer and his wife have lost their only child while traveling. They instead find themselves as new parents to a troll baby, and experience the many difficulties of raising an infant from another world

 

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