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Hypocrites Theater: Pirates of Penzance

Sean Graney’s wild and unconventional take on Gilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance has come to NYU’s Skirball Center in the Village for an engagement that ends December 10.  528 more words


Happy Music

The news has been so unpleasant that, when I address it in my blog, I have to warn underage readers to talk to their parents first.  1,278 more words


meaning and origin of ‘Pooh-Bah’


The Tremendous Swell and the Three Little Maidens.
Pooh-Bah, Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, and Peep-Bo.

from The Pall-Mall Gazette (London) – 16th March 1885



The noun Pooh-Bah… 387 more words

August 25 ~ This Day in Music History

• 1879 ~ New York’s Madison Square Garden displayed a real floating ship in a gigantic water tank as Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta, H.M.S. Pinafore, was performed. 324 more words


Opera 101—The Yeomen of the Guard Redux

I have a song to sing, O
Sing me your song, O
It is sung to the moon by a love-lorn loon
Who fled from the mocking throng-o… 483 more words


August 20 ~ This Day in Music History

• 1561 ~ Jacopo Peri, Italian composer
More information about Peri

• 1882 ~ Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” first performed in Moscow.

• 1885 ~ The Mikado, by… 276 more words


Trial by jury: the bridesmaids

Here are a few screenshots of a sketch of the Bridesmaids’ chorus from TRIAL BY JURY.

Here is a first colour version:

This is the preferred version: 12 more words

Tim Wilson