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23, 25, 27, 29 feb, 1 mar 2020

Hansel & Gretel - Humperdinck

Performed in English

Libretto by Adelheid Wette

English Translation by WNO


Hansel and Gretel, first performed in December 1893 by Humperdinck, retells the timeless fairy-tale of two siblings lost in the forest. Follow Hansel and Gretel as they discover a house made of gingerbread and fall into the clutches of a wicked witch. With a talented ensemble of musicians, artists, and a top-notch production team, Opera in a Box delivers a fully staged experience at eight contrasting venues. Immerse yourselves in the magic of opera with Opera in a Box! Join us for a delightful performance of Hansel and Gretel, sung in English,

perfect for audiences of all ages. Experience an

unforgettable evening of opera that will leave you


📆 Sunday 16 June - Rockhampton - afternoon

Sun 23 June - Bishops Palace  - evening 
Sat 29 June - Long Sutton - evening
Sun 30 June - ArtsReach - evening, TBC
Thursday 4 July - Keynsham - evening 
Sun 7 July - Usk - afternoon 
Fri 12 July - Yeo Valley - evening 
Sun 14 July - Illminster - afternoon

Director: Marianne Vivash

OIAB Liason: Marianne Vivash

Musical Director: Sam Baker

 Lighting Design: Toby Foster

Poster Design: Hugo Lloyd-Winder

Programme Design: Marianne Vivash

Social Media/ Website: Charlie Morris

Hansel: Gigi Strong
Gretel: Siân Roberts
Witch: Rachel Phillips
Father: Dominic Bowe
Mother: Sasha Herriman
Sand Fairy/Gingerbread Child: Rebecca de Coverly Veale
Dew Fairy/Gingerbread Child: Camilla Foster Mitchell

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