SNOWHITE at Santa Monica Playhouse

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Lara J. Altunian – Stage Raw.

When it comes to classic fairy tales, there’s always room for updated adaptations — particularly when it comes to introducing one with antiquated values to a new generation of audiences. Santa Monica Playhouse’s rendition of the Brothers Grimm’s Snow White spins the narrative of a helpless young girl into a tender mother-daughter story that stresses family and personal growth over knights in shining armor. The well-designed musical is an entertaining introduction to theater for small children that preserves the protagonist’s innocent essence while completely revamping the plot. 
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