The City of West Hollywood’s production of Hansel and Gretel by Pacific Opera Project, returns this weekend for two performance, one on Saturday, September 16 and another on Sunday, September 17. Both shows start at 4 p.m., at Kings Road Park.
The popular Theatre in the Parks showing is an operatic take on the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel, with a magical score by Englebert Humperdinck. The show is playing for six-performances-only which began Saturday, September 9, 2023, and is running Saturdays and Sundays through Sunday, September 24, 2023. Kings Road Park is located at 1000 N. Kings Road.
Attendance is free; seating is first-come first-served. RSVP is requested at https://hanselandgretel-weho2023.eventbrite.com.
This free theatre experience is presented by Pacific Opera Project (POP) and the City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division. Pacific Opera Project’s operatic take on the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale. Hansel and Gretel is the fantastical story of two siblings lost in an enchanted forest who stumble upon a delicious looking gingerbread house. Little do they know that its owner is an evil witch.
POP’s production of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel is directed by Jack Zager and will feature cast members Milena Gligic, Tiffany Ho, Jared Jones, Christine Li, and Erin Theodorakis. It can be enjoyed by the entire family, with a running time of 75 minutes, and will be sung in English.
Founded in 2011, Los Angeles’s Pacific Opera Project (POP) provides quality opera that is accessible, affordable, and entertaining. POP hosts hundreds of new opera-goers each season, while welcoming back a growing number of opera enthusiasts, producing close to 50 operas in just over 11 seasons.
The City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division delivers a broad array of arts programs including Art on the Outside (temporary public art), Arts Grants, City Poet Laureate, Drag Laureate, Free Theatre in the Parks, Human Rights Speaker Series, Library Exhibits, Summer Sounds + Winter Sounds, Urban Art (permanent public art), WeHo Pride Arts Festival, and WeHo Reads. For more information about City of West Hollywood arts programming, please visit www.weho.org/arts.