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More details from Toronto Operetta Theatre

Subscriptions are now on sale for Toronto Operetta Theatre.  The line up has changed from the original spring announcement.  There are still three shows but the run of… 165 more words

Toronto Opera News And Views

Travels to Titipu

“I see you’re away on holiday in August, where are you off to?” people asked. “A church hall in Gateshead!” I beamed, much to the bemusement of my colleagues. 1,187 more words

August 25 ~ Today 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. 295 more words



Love Gilbert and Sullivan? Love theatre? Love Patience? Have a quick read of my review of a university performance: 

On Saturday I used the chance to revisit the beautiful Byre theatre as an excuse to forget that exams are fast looming. 286 more words


Standout Performances Make Opera in the Village's The Mikado Entertaining for All

This is a tad unorthodox for my blog; but seeing as my opening night review–last week–of Calgary Opera’s The Mikado has not yet gone live on… 1,307 more words


August 20 ~ Today 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… 278 more words


Rundown: “The Zoo” and “Trial by Jury” at Black Box Theatre

Gilbert and Sullivan Company of El Paso presents “The Zoo” and “Trial by Jury”: Sunday, Aug. 23 @ Black Box Theatre

This weekend, after the first two shows of “Bob: A Life in Five Acts” kicking off… 356 more words