Based on Beni Montresor's children's book, the opera — first seen at La Scala two decades ago — will feature direction and choreography by Karole Armitage.
The Witches of Venice tells the story of a boy who magically grows from a plant in the garden of the king. He engages in a series of adventures in his search for his soulmate, a plant girl.
The festival, which also includes master classes, concerts and recitals, will begin May 28, 2016, in Saratoga Springs, NY. It continues through July 17.