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.

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.