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Ashbourne News Telegraph
Derby Gilbert and Sullivan Company at Buxton opera house
IT'S business as usual for Derby Gilbert & Sullivan Company at Buxton Opera House this week when the six-time winners of the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival mount two of the popular operettas from the G&S canon.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Having a Bank Holiday staycation? Here are a dozen delights for the whole family to enjoy
From music festivals and alfresco opera to cartoon capers and musicals, there are plenty of arts events for all the family Welsh National Opera Orchestra will be hosting an evening of classical music and in addition the evening will feature a flight display from the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, and a spectacular Fireworks display to end ... (more)
Huddersfield production of Patience is funny and tuneful
If you were a late-Victorian admirer of Oscar Wilde, Pre-Raphaelite art and the Aesthetic Movement in general, then the Gilbert and Sullivan opera Patience would have made you squirm in your seat at the brand new Savoy Theatre.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The 62nd Lamplighters season gets off to a delightful start
Last night in the Lam Research Theater at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts , the Lamplighters Music Theatre launched the San Francisco stage of their 62nd season.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players' 40th Anniversary Season Begins 10/12
The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players , America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, will kick off its 40th Anniversary Season on October 12th and for the first time in its history-will present a full schedule of performances in the heart of Manhattan's Greenwich Village.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Opera company to make the audience the chorus at fundraiser
Those harboring an inner Gilbert & Sullivan can release it next week at a fundraiser for Greater Worcester Opera.
Cape Cod Times
CLOC has right parts to present timeless 'H.M.S. Pinafore'
College Light Opera Company has mounted a simply splendid production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore."
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
US critics pan Chris Lilley's Jonah from Tonga 'brownface'
Chris Lilley's show Jonah from Tonga has commenced its run in the United States to a similar reaction it received in Australia - a mixture of poor reviews and calls for its scrapping due to perceived racism.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Tributes to Sheffield opera legend
Theatre-goers and amateur dramatics fans will pay tribute to a life-long star of the Sheffield opera scene at his funeral tomorrow.
Northwest Asian Weekly
Update on "The Mikado": Conversation ensues
The Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan Society closed their production of "The Mikado," but the conversation on its implied racism has just begun.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Northwest Asian Weekly
Mini-Mikado Gets a Modern Makeover
The Seattle Public Theater Youth Program produced the comic opera with a modern update on the Victorian Era original, completed in 1885.
Lamplighters stages 'The Pirates of Penzance'
The Pirate King and Ruth push the reluctant Frederic into doing his piratical duty in Lamplighters' revival of "The Pirates of Penzance" Photo: David Allen The Pirates of Penzance: Lamplighters Music Theatre opens its 62nd season of Gilbert & Sullivan treasures with one of the comic opera geniuses' most enduringly popular delights, the tuneful tale ... (more)
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Cole Porter at the Proms: anything goes?
For many decades the BBC Proms' annual nod to "light music" took the form of tired evenings of Johann Strauss or Gilbert and Sullivan.
VIDEO: The Sorcerer conjures up impromptu G&S performance
Cast members of The Sorcerer left onlookers spellbound with an exclusive open-air performance of the Gilbert and Sullivan classic on the Buxton Opera House forecourt.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Comic opera to open Rep's season
Elle Hurst, Tanner Strock, Carter Rodriguez, and Charlie Herrman, front row, and Alice Momany and Abbie Fricke, in back row, are among cast members in the Young Rep's presentation of ' - Bugsy Malone, Jr.' today through Sunday.
Inside Bay Area
Snapp Shots: Bay Area Lamplighters' "Pirates" production dazzles
I suppose I shouldn't have been surprised by how much fun The Lamplighters' sparkling new production of Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance" was when I saw it last weekend at the Lesher Theatre in Walnut Creek.
Monterey County Herald
Theater review: The cast makes 'The Mikado'
The cast of "The Mikado," from top, left to right: Remi Webster as Katisha, Ken Cusson as The Mikado, Jared Hussey as KoKo, Kathee Zhen as Peep Bo, Brian B. Balistreri as Nanki-Poo, Suzanne Wood as Yum Yum and Stacy Meheen as Pitti-Sing.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Ashbourne News Telegraph
Gilbert & Sullivan favourite Mikado gets a new twist
Newly updated to the world of modern fashion houses, performances of The Mikado will be playing at the Opera House from Thursday, August 14, to Saturday, August 16, at 7.30pm.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Review: 'Pirates of Penzance' another gem by Lamplighters
And this is how Gilbert and Sullivan is presented -- again -- by Lamplighters Music Theatre in its season-opening production of "The Pirates of Penzance," which opened in Walnut Creek's Lesher Center for the Arts last weekend.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Lamplighters begins their 62nd season this month
As in the past , August is the month when Lamplighters Music Theatre begins a new season as the Bay Area's prime source for full-scale productions of Gilbert and Sullivan operettas .