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The Hobbit

by City Savvy Luxembourg


From March 25th to March 28th 2017 you can encounter the weird and wonderful characters from Middle-earth at the Tramschapp in Limpertsberg!

New World Theatre Club will be performing The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, adapted for stage by Glyn Robbins. Directed by Julie Fraser (see interview here) and Natalia Sanchez, the performances will be in English and there will be matinees on both 25th and 26th.

Written for the author’s own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when it was first published in 1937. Now it is recognised as a timeless classic.

Bilbo Baggins is a Hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum.

J.R.R. Tolkien


Win tickets

For your chance to win 2 tickets to see The Hobbit (you may request your choice of performance, subject to availability) all you need to do is tell us, in the comments box below, your favourite character from Tolkien!

The competition closes on Wednesday 15th March at midday. The date and time of the performance will be subject to availability – the NWTC will try and accommodate your preference, but cannot guarantee it. The winner will be randomly selected and will be put in touch with the New World Theatre Club to claim their tickets. Please only enter the competition once; your comment needs to be approved by the administration before it appears on the website so there may be a delay. 

And the winner is… Howard Young! Congratulations – we’ll be in touch.

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The Hobbit

When: 14.30 and 19.30 on 25th and 26th March and at 19.30 on 27th and 28th March
Where: Centre Culturel Tramsschapp, 49 rue Ermesinde, L-1469 Luxembourg
Price: EUR 18, NWTC members EUR 15, students EUR 12
Tickets: tickets@nwtc.lu or telephone 356 339.

Further information is available on NWTC’s website www.nwtc.lu


The play is being presented by permission and under license from Middle-earth Enterprises.

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Beñat 8th March 2017 - 11:11 am

My favorite Tolkien character is Tom Bombadil.

Judith Schilling 8th March 2017 - 12:45 pm

My favourite Tolkien character is Legolas Greenleaf in the Lord of the Rings.
My preferred date would be 28/03/2017.

Leanne sanford 8th March 2017 - 1:47 pm


Eric de Souza 9th March 2017 - 11:09 am

My favorite character is Thranduil, King of the Woodland Realm.

Anna 9th March 2017 - 6:24 pm


Howard Young 10th March 2017 - 3:59 pm


Neha 12th March 2017 - 8:50 am

Tickets for 7:30pm show on 26, 27 or 28th please !

Wendi Roberts 12th March 2017 - 11:17 am

Gandalf. Wonderful and wise.

Eylem 13th March 2017 - 7:58 am

My favorite is Gandalf

Delphine 14th March 2017 - 6:52 am

Bilbo – 27 March


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