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Forgotten Musicals Friday: THE MIKADO

All right. It’s hardly forgotten – and, strictly speaking, it’s not a musical either. But THE MIKADO has been placed under the spotlight once again this week, so I thought I would feature W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s classic comic opera in this column to reflect upon some of the issues raised in the controversy around the The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ planned production of the piece, which was announced as having been cancelled earlier today. 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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