The Grinning Man at Trafalgar Studios

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The Grinning Man at Trafalgar Studios

Tony Award-winning director Tom Morris (War Horse) and Kneehigh writer Carl Grose present The Grinning Man, a magical reimagining of Victor Hugo’s classic novel –  The Man Who Laughs.

Set in a fantastical world brought to life with the visually stunning puppetry of Gyre & Gimble, the original War Horse puppeteers, The Grinning Man features “an outstanding score” (Sunday Times) by Tim Philips and Marc Teitler.

The Grinning Man runs from 5 December 2017 until 5 May 2018 at Trafalgar Studios.

STORY

A strange new act has arrived at the fairground.

Who is Grinpayne and how did he get his hideous smile? Paraded as a freak, then celebrated as a star, only the love of a sightless girl can reveal his terrible secret.

CREATIVE

Written by Carl Grose, with score by Tim Philips and Marc Teitler and directed by Tom Morris.

Performance Schedule

Theatre Information

Trafalgar Studio One
Address: 14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY
Nearest Underground: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 9, 11, 12, 24, 29, 53, 77A, 88, 153, 159


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