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Performance review: Lord of all the things you love about live theatre!

The Copenhagen Post

Think you’ve seen it all when it comes to J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit? Because this Danish drama will surprise you, over and above, so Middle-earth and beyond! This family-friendly play, albeit in Danish, is currently being staged by the Royal Theatre in Dyrehaven, the famous deer park near Klampenborg, every day bar Sunday until July 25.… Giant-size puppets come to life, often so large that two or three actors are needed to move them at a time, while illuminated creatures thrillingly emerge from the woods.… The two and a half hour running time of this dazzling quickly passes, but not without reflection upon the testimony of good and evil, that sometimes less is more, and that maybe simplicity is the new way to be content.…

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date recorded 📅2021-06-04
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