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8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

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 .


Related Topix: Opera, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014


The Weekend List: The arts and culture guide to Seattle's good life

"Hold These Truths" at ACT, kiddie "Mikado" at Bathhouse, STRFKR does Neumos, and Wes Anderson flicks - outside at King's Hardware.


Related Topix: List, Electronic, Standardized Testing, Education, Asian-American, Japanese-American, Opera, Theater, Arts

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Saratoga News

'Pirates of Penzance' to set sail for 3 shows in Mountain View

Ahoy, buccaneers and scallywags and the people who love them: Gilbert and Sullivan's masterpiece The Pirates of Penzance is about to drop anchor in the South Bay to regale hearty mateys young and old.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Opera, Palo Alto, CA, Arts, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Contra Costa Times

Curtain Calls by Sally Hogarty: 'Wrong Window' a right-minded spoof

What could make a troubled couple's relationship even more complicated? Try a disappearing body.


Related Topix: Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, Orinda, CA, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Marnie, Drama Movies, Vocal, Alfred Hitchcock, Opera

Monterey County Herald

Monterey County theater - what's playing

Brian Benjamin Balistreri , Suzanne Wood and Jared Hussey in the Wharf Theater's "The Mikado."


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Monterey County, CA, 9, Salinas, CA, Social Software, Opera

The Washington Post

Going Out Guide for the District of Columbia, July 31-Aug. 6, 2014.

"Patience, Bunthorne's Bride" Capitol Hill Arts Workshop stages another slightly twisted Gilbert & Sullivan operetta.


Related Topix: Opera, Ohio

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Northwestern University

Last Chance to Catch 'Pirates of Penzance'

Time is running out to see the show audiences are raving about -- Gilbert and Sullivan's imaginative and hilarious operetta "The Pirates of Penzance" -- in its final performances at Northwestern University through Aug. 2. The interactive production, ripe with videos and projections, invites the audience to join in the fun by singing along and ... (more)


Related Topix: Opera, Northwestern University, Theater, Arts, Evanston, IL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

SF Classical Voice

Audience Favorite: Pirates at Lamplighters

San Francisco's Lamplighters Music Theatre kicks off their 62nd season with a swashbuckling perennial Gilbert & Sullivan favorite, The Pirates of Penzance .


Related Topix: Opera, Arts, Arthur Sullivan, Walnut Creek, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hispanic Business

Savoyards' 'Princess Ida' promises royal laughs

The Madison Savoyards website carries an important warning: Gilbert and Sullivan can be addictive.


Related Topix: Opera, Arts, Theater

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Kos

Monday Night at the Theater: 'The Gondoliers' in Concert

One of the best things about YouTube for classical music lovers is the number of complete BBC Proms concerts available for viewing.


Related Topix: Classical, Opera

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Northwest Asian Weekly

COMMENTARY: Yellowface in 2014? Is it 2014 or 1914?

First produced in 1885, only three years after the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, The Mikado was Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular comic opera.


Related Topix: Opera, Theater, Arts

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Northwest Asian Weekly

"Yellowface" controversy over the "The Mikado" - Gilbert & Sullivan opera incites protest

Protestors at the Seattle Repertory Theatre. Front kneeling: Christina Seong. Middle row: Lizzie Lin, Iris Carrera, Diane Laguerta, Sonia Huang, Gei Chan, Iris Parker Pavitt, Laurie Shiratori.


Related Topix: Opera, Asian-American

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Savoyards - re-vamp' Gilbert & Sullivan classicSavoyards - re-vamp'...

Savoyards 're-vamp' Gilbert & Sullivan classic Group has been producing Gilbert and Sullivan's work since 1961 Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rBYCmJ The cast of the Summer Savoyards production of Gilbert & Sullivan's "Iolanthe: Re-Vamped" includes, clockwise from upper left, Greta Volka William Clark Snyder , Joannie ... (more)


Related Topix: Opera, Arthur Sullivan, Entertainment

Monterey County Herald

On stage

"Oklahoma!" Megan Root as Ado Annie, Peter Hoffman as Will, , Lori Schulman as Laurey, Dale Thompson as Curly, Katie Day as Aunt Eller.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Opera, Salinas, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Island traffic congestion drives AMICCO performances out

Traffic on the island has become too much for the Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra, which is why the group decided to move half of its 2014-2015 schedule off the island.


Related Topix: Opera, Bradenton, FL, Manatee County, FL, Anna Maria, FL

The Stranger

The Problem with The Mikado

The comic opera was written in 1885 and set in Japan, and this is the 10th time the G&S Society has produced it in their 60-year history.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Japanese-American, Opera, Seattle Times, Publishing, Media, Japan, World News,

Seattle Times

Guest: ‘The Mikado’ is worth performing

"The Mikado" is worth performing and preserving, and can be a catalyst to better understanding, according to guest columnists Mike Storie and Gene Ma.


Related Topix: Opera, Theater, Arts, Arthur Sullivan, Opinion

Madison Magazine

Ita s True: An Evening with a Princess Could Be Yours

It's not likely anyone has midsummer doldrums - there are plenty of activities to pack in during these few months of great weather - but when the calendar turns to late July it's time to check off another great Madison summer tradition.


Related Topix: Madison, WI, Opera, Milwaukee, WI

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Kearsley Park Players perform Gilbert and Sullivan's 'Pirates of Penzance'

Kearsley Park Players will perform one of the most frequently played Gilbert and Sullivan operas with a run of six shows next month.


Related Topix: Opera, Musical Theater, Arts, Theater, Entertainment


Courtesy of Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan Society

In my pastoral counseling class in seminary, the professor played a video of a counseling session of a black couple.


Related Topix: Opera, The Jeffersons, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Asian-American, Japan, World News,