Meet the Cast: ‘Hansel and Gretel’

Once upon a time, an intrepid pair of siblings took a dreamlike journey to unexpected places. The iconic Brothers Grimm story leads from page to stage with a provocative new-to-Seattle staging that playfully addresses contemporary questions of consumerism. Let’s meet the cast of the show, playing at McCaw Hall until the end of the month of October.

Dependent on date, the role of Hansel will be played by Sasha Cooke or Sarah Larsen.

Here is Cooke in Dr. Atomic:

Here is Larsen in a piece commissioned by the Music of Remembrance: 

Gretel will be played by Ashley Emerson or Anya Matanovic.

Here is Emerson in Seattle Opera’s Amelia

Here is Matanovic in Le Nozze de Figaro

The witch will be played by John Easterlin or Peter Marsh

Here is Easterlin in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk:

Here is Marsh singing a Christmas carol: