The Snow Queen adapted by Mrs. Evelyn Merritt from Ha... - Theatrefolk

The Snow Queen

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

The Snow Queen

adapted by Mrs. Evelyn Merritt from Hans Christian Andersen

A theatrical adaptation of The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen.

 About 35 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 59
8 M | 20 W | 31 Any Gender, Doubling Possible


Simple set

Dramedy Choral Work Classical Adaptation Movement-based Young Audiences

“Winter is my calling and my duty. There are so many places to visit. So many lands to see. Would you like to come along?”

Kai has been captivated by The Snow Queen. She is frozen in her heart and mind. Gerda will stop at nothing to find her sister.

This is a magical theatrical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of a sister’s love, an ice cold heart, and a fantastical journey. It’s the original Snow Queen story brought to life.

Easy to stage with lots of casting options and opportunities.

59 Characters
8 M, 20 W, 31 Any Gender, Doubling Possible
THE SNOW QUEEN [W] 25 lines
KAI and GERDA [W] 51, 108 lines
Two sisters
GRANDMOTHER ASTRID [W] 12 lines
SNOW BEES (x6 or more) [A] 10 lines
BIRDS: SWALLOW, SWIFT, PIPIT, CHIFFCHAFF [A] 14 lines
THE RIVER (x2) [A] 6 lines
HEKSERI - a witch [W] 13 lines
FLOWERS: TIGER LILY, SNOWDROP, HYACINTH, NARCISSUS [W] 1, 1, 1, 1 lines
BELINDA (ROSE) [W] 3 lines
LADY BANKS (ROSE) [W] 3 lines
SKYROCKET (ROSE) [M] 4 lines
KRAGE [M] 24 lines
A crow
ELSKE [W] 5 lines
The crow’s sweetheart
THE PRINCE [M] 20 lines
COURTIERS: LADY LIDDY, LADY LETTY, LADY LINDY [W] 1, 1, 1 lines
COURTIERS: LORD LEANDER, LORD LAMBERT, LORD LOCKE [M] 2, 1, 1 lines
GUARDS: VAGT, VOGTE, VERNE [A] 4, 5, 5 lines
LADY STUM [W] 4 lines
THE YOUNG LADY/PRINCESS [W] 10 lines
ROVER (ROBBER) [M] 4 lines
SKURK (ROBBER) [M] 3 lines
SNYDE (ROBBER) [W] 6 lines
RIKKA [W] 17 lines
The Robber Maid
BAC [A] 10 lines
The Reindeer
FUGL, FLUE, DUE - Pigeons [A] 3, 4, 3 lines
MORMOR - the Old Woman [W] 8 lines
THE ANGELS (x6 or more) [A] 1 line
THE DREAMS (x6 or more) [A] 0 lines

Prop List

Stool, Small basket with laundry, Two nordic-looking blankets, Stick or flower, Long blue sheet, Red shoes, Cherries, Hat with roses, Lamp, Knife, Puzzle

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