Opera Pomme Rouge Presents:
Hansel and Gretel
Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Music by Humperdinck, Arranged by Tsuri
(at 1:30PM Origami workshop)
The Queens Museum
Flushing Meadow Corona Park
Come take a journey into the magic forest with Hansel and Gretel. If you’re lucky, a gingerbread house awaits you! Can you guess who is waiting inside? This performance includes the opportunity for you to learn songs and dances and use homemade props—including origami strawberries —to participate in the show. You may even have the chance to play the part of the Witch, complete with a witch hat, cape, and broom!
Admission is Free but the seats are limited.
Become a member and secure your seat: www.Operapommerouge.wix.com/home
Hansel: Magda Gartner
Gretel: Aine Hakamatsuka
Mother/Witch: Jennifer Noel
Sandman: Hirona Amamiya
Echos: Jennifer Allenby, Elyse Anne Kakacek, Perri Sussman, Emily Geller
Music Director; Ishmael Wallace
Music Director Assistant: Naoko Aita
Technical Designer: Takaaki Ando
Stage Manager: Hitomi Akuzawa
Production Designer: Maria Torffield
Props Designer: Kanako Nagayama
Hair & Make-up Designer: Mayumi Maeda
Lighting Designer: Marie Yokoyama
Assistant Director: Azusa Takeuchi
Graphic Designer: Akihiko Watanabe
Administration: Aya Dei
Production assistant: Hitomi Akuzawa
Director: Anna Etsuko Tsuri
This Performance is made possible in part by the Japan Foundation and the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
About Opera Pomme Rouge:
Opera Pomme Rouge’s mission is to provide a new engaging opera experience for diverse audiences without regard to income, age or cultural background, to bring opera for free or at a significantly reduced price into communities that might never have experienced an opera, and to promote artistic excellence and life enrichment through artistic education and professionally managed high level operatic performances.
Opera Pomme Rouge has 1 to 3 full staged and semi-staged performances each year, It also has a Young Artists Program that offers career development opportunities for young professional singers, coaches/pianists and stage directors/stage managers, as well as master classes taught by European and other guest teachers.
Opera Pomme Rouge has been a 501(c)3 non-profit organization since February 2016.