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November 2019

ECU Opera Theater presents “Hansel & Gretel” – 7:30pm

November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Historic Turnage Theatre Washington, NC, 150 W. Main St
Washington, NC 27889 United States
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ECU Opera Theater presents Hansel & Gretel on Stage @ the Turnage Theatre Hansel and Gretel (German: Hänsel und Gretel) is an opera by nineteenth-century composer Engelbert Humperdinck, who described it as a Märchenoper (fairy-tale opera). The libretto was written by Humperdinck's sister, Adelheid Wette, based on the Grimm brothers' fairy tale "Hansel and Gretel". It is much admired for its folk music-inspired themes, one of the most famous being the "Abendsegen" ("Evening Benediction")          from act 2. The…

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