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I have a song to sing, O

Many children’s poems and songs are cumulative – that is, each verse gets progressively longer, usually in a formulaic way: ‘Old McDonald had a farm’, ‘There was an old lady who swallowed a fly’, ‘This is the house that Jack built’, ‘The twelve days of Christmas’, and more seriously, ‘Green grow the rushes, O’. 610 more words

Presenting Gilbert & Sullivan's 'Trial by Jury'

The Underground is proud to present the classic duo Gilbert & Sullivan this Thursday night. What can we tell you about this gem of a show? 651 more words

The Underground

The Mikado: Full Musical!

Saturday February 7th performance, 2015.

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More Pub Gilbert and Sullivan

You couldn’t get a much greater contrast from spending Saturday afternoon in the Coliseum seeing Meistersinger in all its glory to Gilbert and Sullivan’s Ruddigore… 583 more words

Performances I've Seen

The Ghosts’ High Noon: Supernatural Elements in the Operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan

In late Victorian England, the world of operetta was dominated by the comic works of writer W.S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan. Their shows were some of the most popular of both their time and ours, and were literary and musical masterpieces, often with a heavy dose of satire. 781 more words



Sometimes life gets in the way of blogging, and when that happens I say, let it! The whole point of a blog is that I tell you of my abroad adventures, so I think it’s okay when I get so caught up in the adventure that I lose track of recounting. 773 more words

Daily Life

Who Fights in a Cuirass?

In my most recent post, I discussed how head-to-toe suits of armor went out of fashion beginning in the 1700s, when muskets began to replaced swords, pikes, battle-axes, halberds, and other more primitive methods of mayhem.   254 more words