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31st Consecutive Season


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Hansel and Gretel


Fall 2017

Hansel & Gretel
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Hansel & Gretel
Engelbert Humperdinck

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November 3 @ 7:30pm / November 4 @ 2:30pm / November 5 @ 2:30pm

Fellowship Hall,
Christ Episcopal Church

1132 Highland Avenue, Needham

Musical Director Jeffrey Brody | Stage Director Scott Brumit
Costumes/Chorus Charlotte Brumit | Choreographer Emily Hrones Umland

Hansel... Rosie Osser

Gretel... Erin Merceruio Nelson

Father... Tim Passetto

Mother... Karen Amlaw

Sandman... Margaret Felice

Dew Fairy... Grace Allendorf

Witch... Stanley Wilson

Angels... Charles River Ballet Academy

Gingerbread Children... TBD

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Best Opera Company Award, Needham
Longwood Opera has been selected for the 2017 Best of Needham Award
in the Opera Company category by the Needham Award Program (read more)

2018 Annual Auditions

Longwood Opera will next hold auditions in the spring of 2018.

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Needham, MA 02492-3806

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