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Book by Maureen Borillo

Music by Matthew Levine

Lyrics by Richard Castle

Witch Is It?


Rose           Sonia Alcazar

Bud             Patrick Foley

Gretel          Emily Kimmel

Hansel         Barry O’Neil

Witch           Gabrielle Wagner

Real estate agent Rose shows a grown-up Hansel and Gretel a cottage for sale in the woods.  As Gretel’s husband, Bud, falls in love with this rather unique house, Hansel and Gretel have an eerie feeling of deja vu.  Undaunted, Rose extols the virtues of a candy cottage in "This House Was Made for You.

The Witch arrives, and Hansel and Gretel are shocked to learn that she has once again lured them to her home.  Not feeling like helpless children anymore, they confront the Witch about their alleged childhood abuse.  The Witch, however, recalls things differently in "From What I Remember".

Realizing that Hansel and Gretel have grown up with false memories, the Witch reveals the true story of their life in "Witch's Curse".

Stunned by the Witch’s revelation, Hansel refuses to believe her.  But Gretel is eager to learn more about her past.  For the first time in their lives, Hansel and Gretel must each follow their own path.  They ask one another why they find themselves at a crossroads, and are finally joined by the rest of the cast in "Tell Me Why / Life is Not a Fairy Tale".