Hansel & Gretel Archives - Michigan Opera Theatre

‘Hansel and Gretel’ is “mesmerizing” at MOT

Adults in the opening-night audience gasped, laughed and applauded as this magnificent creation vamped across the stage and even managed a burlesque-type shimmy as she cast one of her horrible spells.

Reviews: Hansel & Gretel

More about this production. Keith Otis Edwards – Dearborn Hansel & Gretel is the finest staging the MOT has done since Peter Grimes in the last century. See it, and you will remember it for the rest of your life.   Rosemary – Harper Woods Superb! Hansel and Gretel looked like children with their larger …

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Hansel and Gretel: Puppets Amplify Fantasy of Classic Fairy Tale

It’s a tale as old as time. A young brother and sister are driven from their poverty-stricken family to fend for themselves in the woods, only to be nearly eaten by a witch who lives in a gingerbread house. In the opera, Hansel and Gretel presents the classic Grimm’s fairyt ale in Grand Opera style, …

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