VenueTheatre Royal
TownNewcastle upon Tyne
CountyTyne and Wear
From1st March 2017
To4th March 2017
WhenMar17 1,4 at 19:00. Mar17 2 Mat (schools mat) at 14:00
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Hansel and Gretel

When their Mother sends Hansel and Gretel out of the house to look for food, the children quickly find themselves lost in the depths of a dark forest. Finally, almost starving, they find a house made of bread, cakes and sweets. No one's about; in their relief they begin to eat. However, the house is inhabited by a Witch, who hunts children to turn into gingerbread. She captures Hansel and Gretel, and begins to fatten them up, ready for the oven...
Music Humperdink
Lyrics Adelheid Wette

Archive :: production:T01426834126, opera or operetta:S1949, venue:V570

Production details

New production. Sung in English with English titles.


Company Opera North
Conductor Christoph Altstaedt (not Mar17 4/11/18/22/23/25)
Conductor Justin Doyle (Mar17 4/11/18/22/23/25)
Director Edward Dick
Design Giles Cadle
Costume Christina Cunningham
Lighting Matthew Haskins
Design Ian William Galloway (projection design)
Performer Katie Bray (Hansel - not Mats Mar17 2/9/16/23)
Performer Fflur Wyn (Gretel - not Mats Mar17 2/9/16/23)
Performer Susan Bullock (Gertrud/Witch not Mar17 Mar17 2/9/16/23)
Performer Stephen Gadd (Peter - not Mats Mar17 Mar17 2/9/16/23 or Eve Mar17 22/25)
Performer Philip Rhodes (Peter Eve Mar17 22/25 and Mats Mar 17 2/9/16/23)
Performer Heather Lowe (Hansel Mats Mar17 2/9/16/23)
Performer Sarah Pring (Gertrud/Witch Mats Mar17 2/9/16/23)

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