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Poem: A Night at the Opera

A joyous night at the opera

Can be a perilous thing,

The performance might be glamorous,

But backstage is another thing

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The tenor has a sore throat, 341 more words

H.M.S. Pinafore at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Apr 28-May 2

H.M.S. Pinafore at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Apr 28-May 21

H.M.S. Pinafore
Gilbert and Sullivan
Directed by Michael Hartsfield
Produced by Maureen Rogers
Musical Director: Mimi McGinnis assisted by Billy Georg… 151 more words

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"Singing Satire"

One of the musical constants in my life has been the work of Gilbert and Sullivan, 19th century British operetta composers. As a child, I learned many songs from the phonograph records my mother often played of their work performed by the famous D’Oyly Carte Opera Company. 284 more words

Review: Patience (English Touring Opera)

The Birmingham Post isn’t always able to post online everything that I’ve written for its print edition, so – after a suitable time lag (ideally you should go out and buy the paper) – I’ll be posting my recent reviews here. 334 more words

Music that means something - Day Two: 'When Fred'ric was a Little Lad'

Way back in 2001,  I heard that the local drama group, Wrington Drama Club, was casting for Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ –  603 more words

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Comedy and Crime: Spring Revue

Spring Revue

Hounslow Light Opera Company

St Stephen’s Church, Hounslow, 24th March

(Touring to St Mary’s Church, Hampton, 25th March)

Review by Eleanor Lewis

Had I been a primary school teacher I might have leapt to my feet, (as they are wont to do with depressing regularity), exclaiming “Lovely! 736 more words

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ENO's Pirates of Penzance

I did it – I submitted the manuscript at the end of February. Who knew that the writing was actually the easy bit. All I will says is that editing is a whole different ball game and not one I particularly like. 444 more words

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