Viterbo University presents Hansel and Gretel

Saturday, March 2 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 3 at 2 pm
Main Floor $24 • Balcony $21

Weber Center for the Performing Arts
428 Front Street South, La Crosse

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Music by Engelbert Humperdinck
Original Text by Adelheid Wette
English Translation by Cori Ellison
Critical Edition Materials by Hans-Josef Irmen

Join the Viterbo University music department as they present a modern day version of Hansel and Gretel, the Grimm brothers’ fairytale turned full-length opera by Engelbert Humperdinck. The hungry brother and sister head out to search for food and find that, in this instance, the cost is too great to pay.

Explores sensitive topics. Recommended for mature audiences.

Used by arrangement with European American Music Distributors LLC, sole U.S. and Canadian agent for Schott Music, publisher and copyright owner.


Please join us for an Artists in Conversation discussion held after the Saturday, March 2 performance. The discussion will be led by the director and cast.

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Event Dates: 

Saturday, Mar. 2, 7:30 pm
Sunday, Mar. 3, 2:00 pm