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Feb 21 2020

Irish National Opera to stage Hansel and Gretel at the Town Hall Theatre

‘There is an element of fantastical fairytale energy’

A family in crisis is put into emergency accommodation, finding themselves in a run-down hotel in a seedy part of town. From one danger, they, and particularly their children, have stumbled into another.

This is no ordinary hotel. It is a very dangerous place, especially for the young. A wicked witch lives there, and she loves nothing better than to trap children within the hotel walls.

This is the setting for Irish National Opera, Theatre Lovett, and The Abbey Theatre’s daring reinterpretation of Englebert Humperdinck’s celebrated opera, Hansel and Gretel, which comes to the Town Hall Theatre on Tuesday March 3 at 8pm.

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Read the full article on the Advertiser website.