Bucyrus gets US premiere of Hansel, Gretel

BUCYRUS – The Crawford Theatre Co. is to present its youth theater troupe production, ‘The (Almost) Totally True Story of Hansel and Gretel,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Performances will be at Bucyrus High School, 900 W. Perry St., Bucyrus.

This is the U.S. premiere for the new comedy, which was performed first last month in England. The cast includes 20 area children who portray the title characters and a host of other wacky, fairy-tale creatures. The show is directed by Betsy Gerhart.

Tickets are $8 and reservations can be made by calling CTC’s box office at (419) 563-4481. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

For more information, check out www.crawfordtheatrecompany.com.