Due Donne Productions to Present ‘Hansel & Gretel’ On Nintendo’s ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’

Video games saw a major increase in interactivity and overall cultural importance throughout the COVID-19 lockdown. One of the games to see a boost in its popularity was “Animal Crossing: New Horizons,” which captured the imaginations of gamers around the world as they created their own utopias amidst a challenging and unstable world. Now “Animal Crossing’s” popularity is crossing over {…}

Blythe Gaissert & Sara Gartland To Star in San Diego Opera’s ‘Hansel and Gretel’

San Diego Opera is set to present “Hansel and Gretel” this February. The opera will run for four performances between Feb. 8-16 with mezzo-soprano Blythe Gaissert as Hansel and soprano Sara Gartland as Gretel. Gaissert appeared with the company in 2017’s “As One,” while Gartland was Musetta in the company’s 2015 production of “La Bohème.” Baritone Malcolm MacKenzie will appear {…}

Opera San José To Celebrate Holiday Season With ‘Hansel & Gretel’

(Credit: Pati Kirk) Opera San José will present Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel” in time for the holiday season. The classic work will star Stephanie Sanchez and Elena Galváncvv in the title roles alongside Kerriann Otaño, Eugene Brancoveanu, Amy Goymerac, and Talin Nalbandian. The production which includes Candyland sets, will be conducted Opera San José Music Director Joseph Marcheso and directed {…}