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The plot of the opera shares elements with fairytales such as Hansel and Gretel and The Town Musicians of Bremen and details how children overcome an evil organ grinder.
Format: Children's Opera
Cast Size: 8M/2F


Original or Prominent Production: Premiere performed by the children of Theresienstadt, 1942. New version performed at The New 42nd Street NYC, a co-production by Berkeley Repertory Theater, 2006.
Original Source Material: Originally performed by the children of Theresienstadt 1942.
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Original Language: Czech
English Language Translator: Tony Kushner and Maurice Sendak

Boosey & Hawkes

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Boosey & Hawkes

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