Our family got tickets for Christmas and we we’re looking forward to seeing it (though the kids we’re a bit unsure about what it was; “Is an Opera a musical? 296 more words
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NEW LINE THEATRE'S HISTORIC FIND – LONG-LOST 'OPERATIC ABOMINATION,' GILBERT & SULLIVAN'S "THE ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE"
ST. LOUIS, MO . . . New Line Theatre, “the bad boy of musical theatre,” has shocked the music world by discovering a long-lost first draft by the legendary British team of librettist W.S. 657 more words
By Thom deMartino II
Pretty spry, for a 137-year-old operetta.
Directed by Peter Uribe, “The Pirates of Penzance” is the tale of young Fredric (Colin Martin), newly freed from his indentured servitude to a group of rowdy, yet gentle-hearted pirates (with a soft-spot for orphans,) led by the boisterous Pirate King (Alex Bodereo.) Released from his obligations, the naive Fredric ops to quest for true love, shortly afterwards stumbling upon a bevy of bathing beauties, where he chances across the beautiful Mabel (Jenaha McLearn): the two are instantly smitten. 427 more words