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We sail the ocean blue

Next week the University of Toronto Opera Division will be staging HMS Pinafore; the first Gilbert and Sullivan at the MacMillan for 25 years.  There are four performances; at 7.30pm on the 27th, 28th and 29th and a 2.30pm matinée on the 30th.  64 more words

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The Mikado Synopsis

What’s a teenager to do when his parent insists he marry an older woman? (Particularly if she looks like a cross between Cruella Deville and Maleficent.) Add to this that his parent’s word is law because their the Ruler of the land,  and also into heavy discipline. 1,112 more words


Is “The Mikado” Racist?

Homestead High School is embarking on the challenging journey of producing Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado, a famous operetta from 1885.  It has been our goal to bring a diverse and well rounded historical overview of Musical Theatre history through the productions of the musicals.  773 more words


'The Sun Whose Rays' from ‘The Mikado’ Analysis

Composers: Gilbert & Sullivan

Style: A song from a 19th century comic opera/operetta
The British dramatist W S Gilbert (1836-1911) and English composer Arthur Sullivan (1824-1900) collaborated together to compose many popular operettas (e.g.Trial by Jury, The Sorcerer, 244 more words

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Handsome production of seldom-seen G&S "Yeomen of the Guard" in Northampton

Dame Carruthers (housekeeper to the Tower) and a somewhat reluctant Sergeant Meryll (of the Yeomen of the Guard), played by Kathy Blaisdell and John Healy. … 1,833 more words


......a beginning......

I have been thinking about doing this for ages and putting it off eventually had to stop. I’m a music nut. I couldn’t really help it. 498 more words

Carmen Jones