HANSEL & GRETEL

November 2021

Glendale Forest Lawn

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Forest Lawn Glendale

Outside the Hall of Crucifixion

1712 S Glendale Ave

Glendale, CA 91205


November 13, 14, 20, 21 at 5pm

Two Hour Runtime

Sung in English with orchestra

This production was generously co-sponsored by:

Priscilla & Bill Kennedy

The Celestial Opera Company, founded by Judith Townsend

Director: Josh Shaw

Conductor: Brian Holman

Assist. Director: Carson Gilmore

Costumer: Maggie Green

Orchestral Arrangement: Kathleen Kelley


Hansel: Kara Morgan

Gretel: Emily Rosenberg

Mother: Erin Theodorakis

Father: Daniel Scofield

Witch: Melanie Ashkar

Sandman: Anastasia Malliaris

Dew Fairy: Brooke Iva Lohman


POP returned to one of our most beloved venues, high atop Glendale, outdoors at Forest Lawn Cemetery for a sold-out run of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. This operatic take on the Brothers Grimm tale is ideal for audiences of all ages, and with 5pm start times this is the perfect way to introduce kids to opera. It’s the story we all know and love, brought to life with a magical score by Englebert Humperdinck. Sung in English, with orchestra.