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Rapunzel’s Hairy Fairy Tale

70 minutes
Online
Public Performances
Digitally streaming through May 31
School Performances
Digitally streaming through May 31, 2021
TCT on Tour
Touring March 23 - May 31, 2021
Ages
4+
Grades
PreK-4

About the Show

The classic fairy tale of “Rapunzel” comes to life in an exciting world-premiere musical adaptation adventure featuring everyone’s favorite long-locked lady in a tower. But don’t forget the array of other characters braided in this hairy fairy tale, comically played by only two actors! Yes, your read that correctly. ONLY TWO ACTORS! This fresh new adaptation will make your audiences throw their heads of hair back in laughter and delight as two incredibly talented and versatile actors untangle this hairy fairy tale like you’ve never seen it before!

A Live Virtual TCT Talkback is also available for schools and venues booking this production.

View the digital program here.

RAPUNZEL-SENSORY FRIENDLY CHARACTER GUIDE

Cast

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Jackson Hirt
Socrates, Sir Roderick, Edgar, Lady ZaZa

Jackson Hirt

Socrates, Sir Roderick, Edgar, Lady ZaZa
Jackson is thrilled to be returning to the TCT stage after he was last seen in Casper The Friendly Musical (Ensemble, u/s Pierce). Jackson is a senior B.F.A. musical theatre major at Northern Kentucky University, where he has appeared in Freaky Friday (Mike) and Fugitive Songs (Gavin), among others. Some of his other credits include: Pippin (Pippin), Sticks and Stones (Eliab), and The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Phoebus). He would like to thank his family and friends for their support. Matthew 6:34
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Brandi Langford-Sherrill
Rapunzel & Forest Woman

Brandi Langford-Sherrill

Rapunzel & Forest Woman
Brandi, a Cincinnati native, made her first appearance with TCT on the MainStage in 2010 with Disney’s Peter Pan JR. (Pirate/ Chorus). In 2012, she appeared as the Gypsy Woman in Rapunzel, Rapunzel: A Very Hairy Fairy Tale. Since then, she has managed and performed with the TCT Touring division, TCT On Tour, for five seasons as a Resident Artist. She just appeared in TCT’s The Velveteen Rabbit (Marching Bear/Fairy), and Garfield, The Musical with Cattitude (Arlene). Brandi co-created and stars in the one-woman production, Harriet Tubman: Straight Up Outta’ the Underground, as well as Jacqueline and the Beanstalk, available now on Broadway on Demand and on TCT’s Pick-A-Path platform. Brandi is a proud graduate of the School for Creative and Performing Arts. She currently resides in Greenhills, Ohio, with her husband Michael and their three children Jordan, Tyson, and Kennedi.

Credits

Directed by Eric Byrd

Show Resources

Study Guides
Rapunzel’s Hairy Fairy Tale
Show Companion Activity Packet
K-5
30 minutes of self-guided, show-related activities with an answer key.
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Podcasts
Rapunzel’s Hairy Fairy Tale Edition

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, the nation’s oldest professional theatre for young audiences, invites the young (and young-at-heart) to take a peek behind the scenes. Jackson Hurt, who stars in RAPUNZEL’S HAIRY FAIRY TALE, interviews Brandi Langford-Sherrill, who also stars in the show. Learn more about what it’s like to be on stage during a pandemic.

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Public / Homeschool Offerings

Broadway On Demand

Watch at home via Broadway on Demand. Streaming through May 31, 2021.

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Venue / School Offerings

Book the Live Show

Touring March 23 - May 31, 2021. Must be within a 200-mile radius of Cincinnati. More Information

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Broadway on Demand

Digitally streaming via Broadway on Demand through May 31, 2021.

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Live Virtual Talkback

Schedule a Virtual Live Talkback with an actor or artist related to the show: Regardless of when your students/audience watch the show, they can interact via web conferencing.

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