Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with HANSEL AND GRETEL
Get a peek inside rehearsals for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's Hansel and Gretel, a co-production with English National Opera, which plays 14 - 22 June. Sung in English, two casts will sing at alternate performances.
With 7 lead performers at each performance, an ensemble of 30, and an orchestra of 19, plus conductor, Hansel and Gretel will be the Open Air Theatre's largest Company.
Rachel Kelly and Heather Lowe share the role of Hansel. Susanna Hurrell and Elizabeth Karani share the role of Gretel. Mother is played by Rosie Aldridgeand Gweneth Ann Rand, and Father by Duncan Rock and Ben McAteer. Alasdair Elliott and John Findon share the role of the Witch. Gillian Keith takes the role of the Sandman at all performances, with He Wu as the Dew Fairy.
Joining the already announced conductor Ben Glassberg and director Timothy Sheader, design is by Peter McKintosh, movement direction byLizzi Gee, lighting design by Oliver Fenwick and sound design by Nick Lidster for Autograph.
Photo Credit: Johan Persson
Gweneth Ann Rand and Ben McAteer
He Wu, Carole Hancock
Rachel Kelly and Susanna Hurrell
Rosie Aldridge and Duncan Rock
Timothy Sheader and Ben Glassberg