Waterperry Opera Festival presents two relaxed, family-friendly productions of Humperdinck’s Hansel & Gretel, and Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. These performances are perfect for young audiences, whether regular theatre-goers or those attending an opera performance for the first time.
Hansel and Gretel is an inclusive outdoor production (aimed at children 7+), lasting an hour, which integrates British Sign Language into the storytelling, and will be performed in the atmospheric Waterperry Woodland. Prior to the performances, there will be a free signed singing and props-making workshop exploring themes & characters from the opera. Performing on the 19th, 20th & 21st August at 2pm and 5pm.
Peter and the Wolf, is an interactive family-friendly show that lasts 30 minutes, and is ideal for little ones aged 3+ who may be experiencing theatre for the first time. This show will introduce children to classical instruments through vibrant storytelling, dance and spoken word. Performances will take place around the lily pond in the gardens at Waterperry. Performing on the 13th at 11am, 14th and 15th August at 11am and 1pm.
Box office is open now. Why not join Waterperry Opera Festival this summer to surround yourself with exquisite music amidst the stunning gardens; you never know what you might find.