Hansel and Gretel


Following last season's production of The Turn of the Screw, the Open Air Theatre continues its collaboration with English National Opera, with Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel.
Hansel and Gretel at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Opera
Venue: Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Started: Friday 14 June 2019
Closes: Saturday 22 June 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Synopsis


Following last season's production of The Turn of the Screw, the Open Air Theatre continues its collaboration with English National Opera, with Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel.


In the unique environment of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, experience the Grimm Brothers' fairytale anew in this operatic retelling, sung in English.


Ben Glassberg conducts members of the ENO Orchestra, with direction by Open Air Theatre Artistic director Timothy Sheader.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
Inner Circle
Regent's Park
London NW1 4NU

Box office tel: 0844 826 4242

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 14 June 2019

Press night:Monday 17 June 2019

Closes:Saturday 22 June 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑45pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑45pm

Friday ‑ 7‑45pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑45pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-15pm

Saturday - 2-15pm


Tickets


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From £30

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Cast


14 | 17 | 19 | 20 (eve) | 22 (mat):

Hansel - Rachel Kelly

Gretel - Susanna Hurrell

Mother - Rosie Aldridge

Father - Duncan Rock

Witch - Alasdair Elliott

Sandman - Gillian Keith

Dew Fairy - He Wu


15 | 18 | 20 (mat) | 21 | 22 (eve):

Hansel - Heather Lowe

Gretel - Elizabeth Karani

Mother - Gweneth Ann Rand

Father - Ben McAteer

Witch - John Findon

Sandman - Gillian Keith

Dew Fairy - He Wu


Creatives


Author: Engelbert Humperdinck, translation by David Pountney
Director: Timothy Sheader
Designer: Peter McKintosh
Musical direction: Conductor - Ben Glassberg
Lighting: Oliver Fenwick
Sound: Nick Lidster for Autograph
Movement: Lizzi Gee

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