The Snow Queen

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The Snow Queen is an original fairy tale written by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen [1].

The original text

Translations and adaptations

A dramatized version of The Snow Queen was written by Michael Martin-Harvey ()[], with music by Margaret More ()[] in the 1940s.

Adapted for the stage by Cecil Jubber.

Performance history in South Africa

late 1940s: The Martin-Harvey and More text was commissioned and performed as Christmas entertainment in Johannesburg under the direction of

1953: Presented by the University of Cape Town's Speech and Drama Department at the Little Theatre in December, directed by Gretel Mills.


Inskip, 1972. p.141.

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