The Bronx Opera's Hansel & Gretel follows the famed mischievous brother and sister into Ilsenstein forest to meet the echoing trees, the little Sandman, the 14 angels of protection, the little Dew Fairy, and the evil witch and her tempting gingerbread house in this classic opera based on the famed Brother Grimm story.
Filled with parables about family life and struggles that ring true today, The chorus for this production is made up almost entirely of children from RiverArts Children's Chorus, part of the Rivertowns Arts Council
in Hastings-on-Hudson. See photos of the cast on stage below!
Hansel & Gretel is fully-staged with an orchestra and sung in English.
In the Bronx: Fri. & Sat., May 11 & 12 @ 7:30 pm at Lehman College's Lovinger Theatre,
www.brownpapertickets.com/event/184327; in Hempstead, Long Island: Fri., May 18 @ 8 pm & Sat., May 19 @ 2 pm at Hofstra's Adams Playhouse. Call (516) 463-6644. Senior, Children, and Group Discounts available.
Photo credit: Andrew Liebowitz/WrightGroupNY
Yiselle Blum and Natalia Salemmo
Yiselle Blum, Natalia Salemmo and Hannah Rosenbaum
Yiselle Blum, Natalia Salemmo and Jodi Karem