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Hansel and Gretel: A Creole Tale
Performing Arts Theatre
Bossier Parish Community College
About Hansel and Gretel: A Creole Tale
The Performing Arts at Bossier Parish Community College and the Cavalier Players announce their 29th annual original children's show, Hansel and Gretel: A Creole Tale, adapted and by the founder of the BPCC Theatre Program, the late Professor Stephen W. Slaughter. This musical fable for children of all ages offers a new spin on the traditional fairy tale of the young children's encounter with a wicked witch in the woods who plans to eat them for supper. This version is told as a Louisiana Creole tale and set in the swamps of Louisiana. It features a host of Cajun animals and characters who present the story of the young siblings, each with a dangerous "sweet tooth". Hansel and Gretel's quick thinking and ingenuity are put to test as they learn life lessons about safety and obedience-all while avoiding being the main ingredient in the big pot of boiling-hot gumbo. Please make plans now for you and your children to meet Hansel and Gretel and all the others in this delightful musical show. For children of all ages.
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