Tag Archives: Arthur Sullivan

Musical Theatre Sunday School: In Pandora’s Box, There Was Also Hope…

The telling of diverse stories is, of course, not only a challenge for Americans, but also one that faces us all. So, if you’re the kind of person who’d like to share your story with us, what do you do to encourage diversity in the arts in your community? Maybe your groundbreaking work will inspire us all. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: 10 Reprehensible Responses to the NYGASP “MIKADO” Fiasco

My Saturday List would normally consist of a light-hearted collection of observations about musical theatre, but after reading some of the reprehensible responses to the fiasco surrounding the The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ cancelled production of THE MIKADO, I felt that I had to address these in some way. Continue reading

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Not the Very Model of a Gilbert and Sullivan Fan

Thinking once again about the much revered comic operas of Victorian-era librettist and composer W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan and about why they’ve never become favourites of mine… Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: THE GARRICK GAIETIES

THE GARRICK GAIETIES was an important stepping stone in the career of Rodgers and Hart owing to its introduction (by Sterling Holloway and June Cochrane) of what was arguably their first runaway hit, “Manhattan”. Continue reading

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