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Shockheaded Peter

  • Presented By: Straz Center for the Performing Arts
  • Dates: June 9, 2021 - June 27, 2021
  • Thu - Sat 8p, Sun 4p.
  • Straz Center for the Performing Arts

  • 1010 N W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa, FL 33602
  • Price: $10 - $99.50
Shockheaded Peter

A little bit Edward Gorey, a little bit Nightmare Before Christmas, Shockheaded Peter is the phantasmagorical musical staging of Heinrich Hoffman’s dark, mildly-terrifying 19th-century German children’s book Struwwelpeter. The show illuminates graphic cautionary tales about a cast of disobedient children like Young Harriett and her pyrotechnic tendencies, little Conrad and his insatiable thumb-sucking and a handful of other misbehaving youngsters who come to untimely and hilariously horrific ends. This production will be of a special, devilishly dark delight to fans of Jobsite’s much-beloved production of Gorey Stories.

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