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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


Sing It Again: 'Christ Shall Have Dominion'

Praise of God should be a regular part of daily life–and you don’t need an orchestra to do it. Here all it takes is three people and a guitar. 47 more words


March 14, 1885: Nanki-Poo and the Nattering Nabob

Gilbert and Sullivan’s most famous work The Mikado premiered in London in 1885. It almost didn’t happen. A year earlier, Arthur Sullivan, whining about his precarious health and a… 203 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

ETO's Patience

Patience may not be the best known of the Gilbert and Sullivan operas but it’s near the top of my list of favourites and it was great to see that English Touring Opera had chosen it as their first ever G&S piece.  860 more words

Performances I've Seen

The Mikado: A very modern comedy

People people-watching in bustling New Regent Street, folks out and about in their finery, and a sea of black and white as those carrying black instrument cases make their way towards an unassuming looking back entrance off Gloucester Street –  542 more words


Chatting with a Poo-Bah

A NZ Opera production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular comic opera, The Mikado, opens this week in Christchurch at the Isaac Theatre Royal. 1,295 more words


Auditions for H.M.S. Pinafore at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Mar 2-6

Auditions for H.M.S. Pinafore at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Mar 2-6

Auditions for H.M.S. Pinafore
by Gilbert and Sullivan
Directed by Michael Hartsfield
Produced by Maureen Rogers… 171 more words