One of the shows I did during my very first summer stock gig was Pirates of Penzance. If you’re not a theatre person, you’ve probably still heard the most famous song from the show: “Modern Major General.” It’s a very long, super complicated patter song that’s been seen in everything from Home Improvement to Family Guy. 253 more words
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I’m a fan of Gilbert and Sullivan and enjoy one of their lesser know works, “Trial by Jury.” This was their first truly successful collaboration and exhibits all of the sparkle and humor that was to characterize their later, better known, works. 921 more words
Now that I’m back down south, it’s great to do musical things I had to miss out on during term-time at university! One such undertaking is performing with Southampton Operatic Society, who will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s… 187 more words
Before this summer, I had never visited the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and knew very little about the fantastic array of performances and opportunities it provided. However, this all changed in August, when I made my Fringe debut as Mabel in Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic… 508 more words