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11.22.2010 | | Posted at 05:09 AM

The Skylight Opera Theatre Returns to a Classic With G&S� H.M.S. Pinafore

By Russ Bickerstaff
Big, professional productions of old Gilbert and Sullivan musicals can chisel themselves into the stage like stale museum pieces. A good G&S production is a delicate balance between sophisticated socio-political satire, song, dance and pure fun. Director Bill Theisen does a really good job of keeping juggling all of the elements of a good professional Gilbert and Sullivan production with the S...
05.31.2010 | | Posted at 10:32 AM

Dale Gutzmans Tribute To The Skylight, Gilbert and Sullivan

By Russ Bickerstaff
With a prolific history spanning 25 years and a great many works of musical theatre, W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan have their place in theatre history firmly established. Countless productions of The Pirates of Panzance, The H.M.S. Pinafore and The Mikado have involved the work of a multitude of theatre practitioners in the nearly 140 years since their first show first debuted. The idea that t...