Operas, Musicals, Recitals and Theatre

Ars Nova typically presents four to five productions a year.  Each season usually includes a classical adult opera, opportunities for younger students to participate in opera roles, operettas, and musical theater, including Disney productions for younger students and audiences.  Some of the productions are performed at the VBC Playhouse with live orchestra.  These productions typically give Ars Nova students performance opportunities as part of their training, although some productions have open casting auditions.  The degree of musical talent in the productions is impressive, especially for local theater.  Productions often include guest talents, such as members of the Huntsville Ballet company, plus lovely costuming and set design to provide productions which are as beautiful to watch as to hear.  Excellent direction ensures performances that are fresh and confident, with lots of humor!

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Hansel and Gretel

Performances will be scheduled for March 2017.

Performances at 2828 Drake Ave. SW (AB Stephens Building) Huntsville, AL. All Seats General Admission – $10. For Tickets and more information call 256 883-1105.

In this classic fairy tale, a walk in the forest turns into a discovery of delights and frights.  A gingerbread house tempts Hansel’s and Gretel’s taste buds but beware …  behind those sugar-coated gumdrop walls lurks a witch!  Hansel and Gretel must stick together to free the forest from a wicked spell.  See what two clever children did!  The show will be sung and spoken in English.

Supported in part by the Huntsville Arts & Cultural Grant Fund, a program of the City of Huntsville and Arts Huntsville and the Encore Circle.