Hansel and Gretel Tickets

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Hansel and Gretel is an opera that was composed by Engelbert Humperdinck durin 1891 and 1892. This fairy-tale opera was based on the libretto by Humperdinck’s sister Adelheid Wette adapted from Hansel and Gretel by Grimm Brothers. The whole opera has a folk theme which is much appreciated by the audience. The idea of the musical was given by Humperdinck’s sister who wrote several lyrics for her children and wanted them to be turned into music. After lots of revisions and changes, Humperdinck finally piled up and composed all the right lyrics with right music and created Hansel and Gretel the opera in Frankfurt am Main.

Engelbert Humperdinck was a composer from Germany during late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. At the age of seven Humperdinck composed his very first composition on piano. He wrote his first two musicals at the age of thirteen. Although his parents never approved his dream of making a career in music, he managed to pursue his aims. Hansel and Gretel, the opera that he composed during 1890’s is his most famous play. Some other of his contributions to the  German stage include; “The Seven Little Kids”, “King’s Children”, “Sleeping Beauty”, “The Christmas Dream”, “The Provisioner” and “Scenes from German Student Life”.

Hansel and Gretel was premiered on 23rd of December 1893 in Weimer under the direction of Richard Strauss. Richard Strauss declared Hansel and Gretel as a musical masterpiece of a high quality. With the touch of folk music, the opera was an instant hit. The very next year another of its production was premiered at Hamburg and was conducted by Gustav Mahler. The first production that was staged outside Germany was in November of 1894 at Basel, Switzerland. The opera was introduced in Australian theatre on 6th of April 1907 at “Princess’s Theater”, Melbourne.

“Royal Opera Hall” staged Hansel and Gretel in 1923 and broadcasted it as the first radio opera ever. In 1931, Hansel and Gretel was premiered at “Metropolitan Opera” in New York. Till the date, Hansel Gretel remains a favorite worldwide. The Metropolitan Opera production of the opera is considered the most colorful one. The translated version of it was written by Norman Kelley, the producers were Nathaniel Merrill and Robert O’Hearn.  Children and adults both pour into the theatres as Hansel and Gretel is performed. The show does its business to the full especially during the Christmas time.

Hansel and Gretel is the same old fairy-tale that has been adored by generations. The opera version of the fairy-tale has been revised and innovated in many different ways in various productions. However, a large crowd of people of all age groups get together to watch it. Families pour in and sit mesmerized by the beautiful music, colorful sets and enchanting costumes. Forest, fairies, sandman, evil witch, children, parents and magic – Hansel and Gretel has everything that is needed to create complete magic on the live stage. If you wish to catch some holiday fun too, get your Hansel and Gretel tickets for you and your family right away!

Hansel and Gretel Schedule

Some of the best theatre productions have released their schedules. Hansel and Gretel will run at the venues from 27-Jan-23 until 12-Mar-23. Upcoming show will be staged at Civic Opera House, Chicago; whereas the last one will be held at the Akron Civic Theatre, Akron. For the complete list of dates and venues, please visit our website.

Event Venue City Date
Hansel and Gretel Civic Opera House Chicago, IL Fri Jan 27 202307:00 PM
Hansel and Gretel Civic Opera House Chicago, IL Sun Jan 29 202302:00 PM
Hansel and Gretel Civic Opera House Chicago, IL Wed Feb 01 202302:00 PM
Hansel and Gretel Civic Opera House Chicago, IL Fri Feb 03 202307:00 PM
Hansel and Gretel Civic Opera House Chicago, IL Sun Feb 05 202302:00 PM
Ballet Excel Ohio: Hansel and Gretel Akron Civic Theatre Akron, OH Sat Mar 11 202302:00 PM
Ballet Excel Ohio: Hansel and Gretel Akron Civic Theatre Akron, OH Sun Mar 12 202302:00 PM

Hansel and Gretel Ticket Prices

The average price for Hansel and Gretel Tickets start from $94. The minimum get in price is $29 for Hansel and Gretel Tickets at the Akron Civic Theatre, Akron. For a detailed look at ticket prices and amazing discounts, visit our website.

Name City Date Average Ticket Price Get In Price
(Minimum Price)
Hansel and Gretel Chicago 27-Jan-23 $288 $99
Hansel and Gretel Chicago 29-Jan-23 $405 $329
Hansel and Gretel Chicago 1-Feb-23 $330 $161
Hansel and Gretel Chicago 3-Feb-23 $329 $145
Hansel and Gretel Chicago 5-Feb-23 $352 $99
Ballet Excel Ohio: Hansel and Gretel Akron 11-Mar-23 $94 $30
Ballet Excel Ohio: Hansel and Gretel Akron 12-Mar-23 $96 $29

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