Hansel & Gretel

Traditional folk lore is retold in Engelbert Humperdinck's magical opera, where romantic forests are overshadowed by a looming witch's house reminiscent of the 'Bates Motel' in Alfred Hitchcock's 'Psycho'.  

Act I backlit forest cloth painted with Mark Fairclough.

Designer & Director Antony McDonald.

Performed in the Royal Opera House, London, 2018.