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Little Red Riding Hood – A Children's Opera

Little Red Riding Hood




Monday, August 9


3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.


Pavilion at Riverfront


The children's classic Little Red Riding Hood, adapted by Seymour Barab, features a reimagining of the big bad wolf as a lovable character who hates sweets, as well as the ever-familiar Little Red who just wishes she had listened to her mother.


Little Red Riding Hood: Karen Hunt
Mother/Grandmother: Samantha Schneider
Wolf/Woodsman: Mickey Zhang

About Opera-tunities

The Opera-tunities program is designed to instill an early appreciation of opera among children ages kindergarten through 6th grade with a 60-minute performance in the school. Since 2011, Opera-tunities has produced eight operas, and held over 190 performances for nearly 60,000 students.

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