Went to see Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance at the ENO last weekend, and one of the songs contained the splendidly ingenious rhyme 20 more words
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I am growing to like the Operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. Today’s escape from the rains in Austin was found watching The Sorcerer. It is a funny story of a town that drinks a “philtre” or love potion at a wedding of the village aristocrats, and then everyone falls in love with the first person of the opposite sex that they come across. 36 more words
Those who know me well will be aware that I completely adore Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance – and so it is with great delight that I take on the role of Mabel this August at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! 115 more words
Kindergarten, well all of elementary school, really, is a pastiche of personality archetypes. This makes sense because all of the little pre-people haven’t really developed fully-rounded personalities, so they’re still modeling behaviors, and the most readily observed behaviors are the not-subtle ones. 1,198 more words
Watched much opera lately?
If the answer is a decisive NO, I wouldn’t be surprised. Opera is an entertainment – along with bull baiting, taunting the village idiot and public hanging – that has dwindled in popularity over the decades. 665 more words