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Though you wouldn’t know it from my own culinary skills, I come from a long line of professional cooks. One of my great aunts once worked in the kitchens of Arthur Sullivan, of Gilbert & Sullivan fame. 98 more words


Third times a-charming for "Pirates"

By Thom deMartino

“The Pirates of Penzance” has just finished its third run at the Festival Amphitheater in Garden Grove after being summoned back by popular demand. 465 more words

Garden Grove

Gilbert & Sullivan treat in store

The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company will be returning to Buxton from July 25-29 with a line-up that includes faces old and new.

Vivian Coates, who has brought numerous award-winning productions to the Festival, will direct a brand-new production of The Pirates of Penzance; Michael McCaffery directs an all-new production of The Mikado; Donald Maxwell returns to direct HMS Pinafore and maestro Andrew Nicklin takes over the baton for each of the performances. 112 more words


New to Gilbert & Sullivan? 'The Pirates of Penzance' is the show for you

I have a confession to make. One that is somewhat shameful for a theater critic to admit.

I’d never seen a Gilbert & Sullivan production. 425 more words


Puncture: The Humorous Guide to Eliminating Bullies from your Life...


I know all about being bullied – and have written many a serious post about the subject. Sometimes, however, it is both therapeutic and refreshing to laugh at these tedious and predictable scourges in our lives… 898 more words

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10 Reasons To See 'The Pirates of Penzance'

We open on Friday! And if you need any convincing here are ten very good reasons to buy a ticket…

1. Joe Hewlett is ridiculously attractive.

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Pirates of Penzance - Why are pirate shows so good? Because they Aaargh!

Revivals are all the rage in the West End and we’re no exception. We’ll bring an SMP twist to an old favourite. Thrusting the Gilbert & Sullivan classic up to date with our hilarious take on it. 226 more words

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