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November 21, 2021 to November 21, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Forest Lawn Glendale, 1712 S Glendale Ave,, Los Angeles County, California, United States, 91205

About This Event

Pacific Opera Project (POP), known for “making opera cool, affordable, accessible and enticing\" (LA Weekly), continues its 2021-2022 fairytale-themed opera season with an outdoor, family-friendly production of Englebert Humperdinck’s iconic opera Hansel and Gretel. POP returns to one of its favorite venues, Forest Lawn Glendale, for performances on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 5:00pm; Sunday, November 14, 2021 at 5:00pm; Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 5:00pm; and Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 5:00pm.\ \ Sung in English, with orchestra, the Grimm brothers-inspired fairytale stars mezzo-soprano Kara Morgan as Hansel and soprano Emily Rosenberg as Gretel. Rounding out the cast are Erin Theodorakis as Mother, Daniel Scofield as Father, Melanie Ashkar as the Witch, Anastasia Malliaras as the Sandman, and Brooke Iva Lohmann as the Dew Fairy. Brian Holman conducts. POP Founder and Artistic Director Josh Shaw serves as the production’s director, with Carson Gilmore as Assistant Director, costumes by Maggie Green, and orchestral arrangement by Kathleen Kelley.\ \ With just a two hour runtime, including an intermission, Hansel and Gretel is the perfect introduction to opera for children and families. Gates will open at 4:00pm prior to each performance. Table seating is available for picnicking before and during each show. Free parking is available.\ \ HUMPERDINCK: Hansel and Gretel\ Sung in English with projected subtitles\ \ Performers:\ Kara Morgan, Hansel\ Emily Rosenberg, Gretel\ Erin Theodorakis, Mother\ Daniel Scofield, Father\ Melanie Ashkar, The Witch\ Anastasia Malliaras, Sandman\ Brooke Iva Lohmann, Dew Fairy\ Brian Holman, conductor
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