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Operatic fairytale gets a little lost before finding its way home

Irish National Opera and Theatre Lovett production of Hansel and Gretel aims to introduce opera to a wider audience, but its rather fussy theatrical side detracts from the drama

16th February, 2020
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Amy Ni Fhearraigh as Gretel and Rapheala Mangan as Hansel. Picture: Patrick Redmond

Hansel and Gretel

Abbey Theatre, Dublin

On tour

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