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Hans Christian Andersen

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Presented by Nashville Children's Theatre at Nashville Children's Theatre, Nashville TN

Feb 20 2020
Mar 08 2020
Hans Christian Andersen

Based on the real life of Hans Christian Andersen, this world premiere musical, featuring a score by legendary Broadway composer Frank Loesser and an original libretto by Timothy Allen McDonald, follows Hans’ journey from poor storyteller to becoming one of the most celebrated writers of all time.

13-year-old Christian Andersen is the first commoner ever chosen by the King of Denmark to study at the Royal Academy, but he isn’t sure he wants to go. He’ll have to move to Copenhagen and live without his parents. Royal students have shoes without holes in them…and books; Christian can’t even afford paper. Plus his new teacher is rumored to be meaner than a sea witch.

Prior to the Sunday performances, your family can participate in pre-show, related fun!

Want to know what it’s like to be an actor in Hans Christian Andersen? It’s time for you to jump in and play! Led by NCT Teaching Artists, games and activities designed for kids and adults to take part in together. (Yep, this is for adults as well, so no wallflowers.)

Family Fun Day begins at 1pm, and ends at 1:30pm, so kids have time to enjoy the lobby activities before watching the show if they wish.

Source: Nashville Children’s Theatre


$17/Youth (age 3-17)
$19/Senior, Military, Educator
$10/Family Fun Day Ticket (Sundays, March 1 and March 8)



Contact: (615) 252-4675

    Official Website


Additional time info:

Family Fun Day begins at 1pm, and ends at 1:30pm prior to the Sunday performances on March 1 and March 8. Children can enjoy the lobby activities before watching the show if they wish.
To attend Family Fun Day, all attendees of any age – child or adult – must have a $10/Family Fun Day Ticket. This is different from the ticket to see the performance. Activities are designed for ages 4 and up with a grown-up (or a few)!

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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