Jack and the Beanstalk
OperaKids • 32m
Introduce the children in your life to this classic fairy tale, adapted as a wonderful children’s opera!
Jack’s mom sends him off to sell their beloved cow so the family can use the money to buy food. But instead, Jack is talked into buying some supposedly magic beans. But the beans ARE magic—sprouting into a cloud-high beanstalk. At the top—one mean giant in a magic castle filled with riches, including a hen that lays golden eggs that he stole from Jack’s family.
See what happens when Jack climbs the beanstalk, reclaims the hen, and heads back home with the giant in hot pursuit!
A charming musical where everyone learns that bullying is NEVER right, being kind is ALWAYS
right, and crime NEVER pays!
MUSIC: Jacques Offenbach, Giachino Rossini, Giacomo Donizetti, Arthur Sullivan, and Giuseppe Verdi
STORY ADAPTATION: John Davies
SCREENPLAY ADAPTATION: Mary Dibbern and Ryan Lescalleet
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