Fairy Tale Opera ‘Hansel and Gretel’ To Open Nov. 30

Published on November 19, 2012 by Sean Flynt  
Hansel and Gretel poster
Samford’s School of the Arts will present the beloved fairy tale opera 'Hansel and Gretel' Nov. 30–Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m., and Dec. 2 at 2:30 p.m. in Harrison Theatre.

The musical classic by Englebert Humperdinck and Adelheid Wette, first performed at Christmas in 1893, is a lively holiday event for the whole family.

Tickets are $12 (adults,) $9 (55+) and $6 (students/children) at (205) 726-2853 or online.

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