The play Hillary the Witch goes to the Opera returns to the Opera repertoire! In this season so far you have been able to enjoy the performance of the hit Hillary the Witch and the Offended Double-bass, and from February 4th 2024, the award-winning Hillary the Witch goes to the Opera by Peter Lund, directed by Ivan Leo Lema, will be performed. It is a play that had its premiere in Zagreb in 2010 and had more than a hundred performances in Zagreb and numerous guest appearances throughout Croatia. It returns to the repertoire with new and old performers. Dora Lipovčan will continue to play the Witch, Kristijan Potočki will play the black cat Vili, and Ivana Lazar and one of the most promising young Croatian sopranos, Josip Bilić, will alternate in the role of Maria Bellcante.
It is a play for children, during which young viewers learn the basic terms related to opera through the interesting interaction of Witches Hillary and Maria Bellcante with the aim of getting them interested in this form of theater.