Play directory : The Tinderbox

Welcome to the Mandy Crew USA Plays Directory.

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other Mandy Crew USA members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Hans Christian Andersen
  • Written
    1835
  • Setting
    19th Century, Denmark
  • Overview
    "The Tinderbox" (Danish: Fyrtøiet) is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a soldier who acquires a magic tinderbox capable of summoning three powerful dogs to do his bidding. When the soldier has one of the dogs transport a sleeping princess to his room, he is sentenced to death but cunningly summons the dogs to save his life.