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Hansel & Gretel - 2019 Spring Opera

Continuing its operatic tradition, the Newcomb Department of Music will be presenting its next fully-staged student opera- Humperdink's Hansel & Gretel, based on the classic fairy tale.

At a woodcutter's house on the edge of the forest, Hansel and Gretel play while their parents are out. Their mother returns and accidentally knocks over the milk jug that contains the last sustenance in the house. Furious, she sends both children out into the forest to look for strawberries. Their father comes home to find them missing, and warns his wife about the dangers of the witch in the forest. They set out in search of them. Meanwhile Hansel and Gretel have become lost, and go to sleep guarded by angels. In the morning they wake up to discover a house made of gingerbread in the vicinity. They soon come across the owner – the witch – who proceeds to turn Gretel into a servant and starts fattening Hansel for the oven. Just before she can place him there, the children turn the tables and shove her in instead. They free the other child-victims (who have become gingerbread-children) in time for their parents to arrive and lead them in a hymn of thanksgiving.

April 12, Fri. - 7:30 PM
April 14, Sun. - 2:30 PM

Dixon Hall - located on Tulane's Uptown campus.

Admission Prices:
Advance tickets
$10.00 - General Admission
Free - Tulane Students (w/student ID) & Tulane Faculty/Staff (w/Tulane ID)

At the Door (1 hour before performance):
Free - Tulane Students (w/student ID) & Tulane Faculty/Staff (w/Tulane ID)
$10.00 - General Admission

Tickets are available at

Tickets are also available for purchase from the Music Department Box Office in Rm.103 on the first floor of Dixon Hall.

Anyone who purchased tickets online will have their tickets available at Will Call on the night or day of their show. Students or Tulane Faculty/Staff must bring their student or Tulane ID to pick up their tickets.