“Hansel and Gretel”: This wickedly funny opera, presented in English and designed to appeal over the holidays to families with children, plays on the big screen via “The MET Live in HD,” The Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live transmissions to movie theaters around the world.
DETAILS >> 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Cinemark Mesa 16, 1051 N. Dobson Road. $10.50-$12.50. (480) 733-2843 or www.cinemark.com (click on “events”).