Hansel and Gretel – Cast and Creative Team

Music by Engelbert Humperdinck

Libretto by Adelheid Wette

after the fairy tale by Jacob Ludwig and Wilhelm Carl Grimm


World premiere at the Hoftheater, Weimar

December 23, 1893        


Sung in German with English captions


Gretel — Angela Mortellaro

Hansel, her brother — Stephanie Lauricella

Peter, a broommaker, their father — Craig Irvin

Sandman — Shannon Prickett

Dew Fairy — tba

Witch — Marianne Cornetti


Conductor — Anne Manson

Stage Director — Doug Varone