All is well in Topsy-Turveydom, says Gail Burns in her review of this Gilbert & Sullivan operetta.
Sail the ocean blue and mend broken hearts with W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s first big hit. which is still as popular as when it was written in 1896.
Opera lovers in the Berkshire-Albany region have been flocking to the Hubbard Hall Opera Theatre productions.
Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Mikado” is an evergreen musical that has delighted audiences for a century with its unforgettable music, hilarious characters and crazy plot. Lyric Stage opens the 2012-13 theatre season with a whopping big production. Read More…
At Cohoes Music Hall last night, the company of 30 actors and musicians (21 on stage, 9 in the pit) filled the intimate hall with the authentic sound of Gilbert and Sullivan’s wonderful music as it is meant to be. Read more by clicking on photo above.
The Pirates of Penzance (or, The Slave of Duty) is about to take the stage at the legendary Cohoes, New York Music Hall. It is a reasonable distance from the Berkshires, and worth the trip to see John Farchione. Click on his pic for some reasons why.
Perhaps the most interesting thing about Valley Light Opera is their dedication and tenacity. Each year a constantly shifting group of community members come together in Amherst to celebrate a different era, this time choosing Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Sorcerer to put on their stage. Since it is a neglected gem and so rarely done…