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San Diego Opera Presents 'Hansel And Gretel'

  • WHEN Multiple dates from Feb 8 - Feb 16, 2020[days & times]
  • WHERE San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Avenue, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $40 - $290

Once upon a time, two children enter the dark woods leaving a trail of bread crumbs to find their way home. The forest holds many mysteries, disembodied voices carry on the wind, eyes seem to follow them from the knots, burls, and boles in the twilight of the trees. Lost, in the middle of nowhere, they come across a gingerbread house festooned with candy and sweets, a confectionary castle of delectable delights, which holds a dark secret that threatens their very lives.

Based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, "Hansel and Gretel" is a surreal production featuring astonishing life-sized puppets designed by Victoria’s Old Trout Puppet Workshop, a to bring the dreamlike forest, and countless whimsical visual delights to life.

Enchanting and accessible, Engelbert Humperdinck's score, which will be performed in English, is filled with drama and wonder, and is the perfect holiday entertainment to charm the whole family.

The approximate run time is 2 hours, including one 20 minute intermission. Sung in English with projected English translations. To order tickets by phone call (619) 533-7000.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

A promotional photo from "Hansel and Gretel," courtesy of...

Above: A promotional photo from "Hansel and Gretel," courtesy of Tim Matheson Photography.


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