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Feb 05 2020

Hansel and Gretel - Theatre Lovett on their opera debut

Theatre Lovett Co-Directors Muireann Ahern and Louis Lovett write for Culture about their production of Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel for Irish National Opera, which premieres at the Abbey Theatre this month, ahead of a nationwide tour.

When Irish National Opera's artistic director, Fergus Sheil, invited us to direct Hansel and Gretel, our first opera, we said: "Yes! Of course!" Thank you very much! We’ll do it! Goodbye!" Then we put the proverbial phone down and had a cry. Because we were frightened… an opera!?

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Read the full article on the RTE website.