Iolanthe Broadway

Strephon, an Arcadian shepherd, wants to marry Phyllis, a ward of the Court of Chancery. Phyllis does not know that Strephon is half fairy - down to the waist. When Phyllis sees Strephon kissing an apparently young woman, she assumes the worst. But her "rival" turns out to be none other than Strephon's own mother, Iolanthe, a fairy - fairies never grow old. But Phyllis' guardian, the Lord Chancellor of England, and half the peers in the House of Lords are sighing after her. Soon the peers and the fairies are virtually at war, and long friendships are nearly torn asunder.

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American Theatre

(New York, NY)
260 West 42nd Street
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2018
HGO, North London's leading opera company, presents a new production of Domenico Cimarosa's masterpiece of opera buffa, 'THE SECRET MARRIAGE'. 'What a treat to bring Cimarosa's sparkling, effervescent opera to life', says director SINEAD O'NEILL. 'It was an immediate hit in 1792, and it's easy to see why. Fast-paced, with direct, well-drawn characters, tangled love affairs, confusion and misunderstandings, it is light-hearted, touching, and charming.'
by - Oct 24, 2018
Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
To commemorate the Centenary of Armistice Day this November, the Union Theatre will present the professional London premiere of Benjamin Till's award-winning musical, BRASS.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018
Manon Lescaut, sponsored by Viking Cruises, opens the season with the British lyric soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn in the title role. Named 'Best newcomer in opera' by The Telegraph in 2010 following her operatic debut as Mimi in La boheme at English National Opera, Llewellyn has gone from strength to strength on the international stage. She was last at OHP in 2017, as Magda in La rondine. The Welsh bass-baritone Paul Carey Jones makes his OHP debut as Lescaut. His recent career highlights include his Royal Opera House debut in The Nose and the Scottish premiere of Philip Glass's The Trial with Scottish Opera.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018
To celebrate the founding of Amore Opera in 2009, Artistic Director Nathan Hull has programmed six main-stage opera productions this season. Over the past decade, Amore has created a niche for itself in New York City's cultural realm, offering lively stagings of opera classics, neglected gems of the repertoire, appealing children's fare, and ever-popular Gilbert & Sullivan presentations in the well- appointed and intimate 200-seat Riverside Theatre at Riverside Church, 91 Claremont Avenue, (near 121st Street,) New York, NY 10027.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017
Exeter Northcott Theatre announces a packed 2018 spring and summer season with tickets now on sale for more than 50 new shows. As a year of 50th anniversary celebrations begin, a diverse programme puts classical drama, new writing and modern adaptations alongside dance, opera, musicals and comedy.
by - Nov 25, 2018
Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2017
The Aviva Players and Algonquin Theater Productions in association with Diodati Productions, Original Cast Records and The New York Association present Lady of the Castle, a ghostly post-Holocaust chamber opera based on a true story and an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg with music and lyrics by Mira J. Spektor.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018
To celebrate the founding of Amore Opera in 2009, Artistic Director Nathan Hull has programmed six main-stage opera productions this season. Over the past decade, Amore has created a niche for itself in New York City's cultural realm, offering lively stagings of opera classics, neglected gems of the repertoire, appealing children's fare, and ever-popular Gilbert & Sullivan presentations in the well-appointed and intimate 200-seat Riverside Theatre at Riverside Church, 91 Claremont Avenue, (near 121st Street,) New York, NY 10027.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018
Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents the Gilbert and Sullivan classic, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 9 through 17. A 26-piece orchestra accompanies such well-known songs as "Poor Wand'ring One," "Oh, Better Far to Live and Die" and "I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General."
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
Alex Pearson Productions presents the World Premiere of 20:40 by David Kerby-Kendall at The Upstairs Studio, Omnibus Theatre, Clapham on Tuesday 4 - Sunday 16 June 2019, 7:30pm/4:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018
Giffords Circus celebrates the 250th anniversary of the wonder of circus, with a UK premiere tour of their new show, My Beautiful Circus. The show will open on Friday 4th May at Fennells Farm, Stroud with the official press night on Thursday 28th June at Chiswick House & Gardens, London.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston is excited to present: A Treasure Trove of Gilbert & Sullivan
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
Originally broadcast live from the world famous London Coliseum in 2015, cinema audiences will have a rare opportunity to see these classic Gilbert and Sullivan operas again in stunning multi-camera HD and amazing 5.1 surround sound.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 17, 2018
Iolanthe is arguably one of Gilbert and Sullivan's finest works. This frivolous and frothy opera was successfully revived by the ENO earlier this year, but now returns as something a little different. After surprising audiences with an original run at the Union Theatre and then a successful transfer to Wilton's Music Hall in 2011, Sasha Regan returns to her most critically acclaimed production; an all-male Iolanthe.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018
Club 11 London & Alex Parker Theatre Company in partnership are excited to announce further casting for The Light Princess in Concert, featuring already announced Rosalie Craig and Hadley Fraser, at Cadogan Hall at 630pm, Sunday 1st July 2018, directed by Paul Foster and musical direction under Alex Parker.
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 8, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Friday! Grab your coffee, kick back, and read the latest news to close out your week!
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Mar 7, 2019
A comic operetta is a difficult thing to pull off, but the ENO has good form with the genre, having had great success with an irreverent version of Iolanthe last year. This year, they turn their attention to a new version of The Merry Widow for the first time in over a decade.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018
Today, Elaine Paige and Alexandra Burke announced the nominations for the Olivier Awards 2018 with Mastercard, UK's most prestigious stage honours. The 2018 awards are set to be an exciting occasion with original new work dominating the categories and a significant number of artists receiving their first ever Olivier nominations. Catherine Tate will host the Awards at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 8 April and they will be broadcast to the UK and worldwide.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018
Final cast is today announced for Charles Court Opera's smart, stylish, sparkling fresh version of the most loved of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic masterpieces, The Mikado.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018
Giffords Circus celebrates the 250th anniversary of the wonder of circus, with a UK premiere tour of their new show, My Beautiful Circus. The show will open on Friday 4th May at Fennells Farm, Stroud with the official press night on Thursday 28th June at Chiswick House & Gardens, London.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018
Rubicon Theatre presents a timely and trenchant production of Shakespeare's tragedy KING LEAR as the centerpiece of the company's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Co-Founder James O'Neil, the production features a 20-member cast led by acclaimed actor and company memberGeorge Ball, who has starred in previous Rubicon productions of All My Sons, Man of La Mancha, and Jacques Brel… (New York, L.A., and international companies of the latter).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018
The award winning Wagner College Theatre presents The Dance Project 2018 from March 1 through 4 at the Stage One Studio Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018
An original devised play, The Tragical Comical Fool's Game (Or, Nun of Your Business) follows Bella (an almost nun) as she grapples with her destiny and a crazy crew of characters all trying to sway her in various directions. Very (very) loosely based on Measure for Measure, The Fool's Game shows on July 10th at 5pm, 11th at 7pm, 18th at 9:15pm, 21st at 6:15pm, and 26th at 5pm. It runs approximately one hour. All performances will be held at the Christ United Methodist Church at 900 4th Street, SW - Orange Venue. Individual tickets go for $17 and can be purchased on the Capital Fringe website. Please note that you will need a Capital Fringe button ($5 through July 6th) to enter the venue!
by Elaine Bard - Jul 5, 2018
As part of The Grand's birthday celebration, The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Maine will be putting on Trial by Jury and 'A Grand Relationship with GSSME'- featuring numbers from shows they have produced at The Grand.
by - Jul 25, 2018
Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston is excited to present: A Treasure Trove of Gilbert & Sullivan
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018
Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Houston
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018
Giffords Circus celebrates the 250th anniversary of the wonder of circus, with a UK premiere tour of their new show, My Beautiful Circus. The show held its official press night on Thursday 28th June at Chiswick House & Gardens, London. Check out the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018
An original devised play, The Tragical Comical Fool's Game (Or, Nun of Your Business) follows Bella (an almost nun) as she grapples with her destiny and a crazy crew of characters all trying to sway her in various directions. Very (very) loosely based on Measure for Measure, The Fool's Game shows on July 10th at 5pm, 11th at 7pm, 18th at 9:15pm, 21st at 6:15pm, and 26th at 5pm. It runs approximately one hour. All performances will be held at the Christ United Methodist Church at 900 4th Street, SW - Orange Venue. Individual tickets go for $17 and can be purchased on the Capital Fringe website. Please note that you will need a Capital Fringe button ($5 through July 6th) to enter the venue!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018
An original devised play, The Tragical Comical Fool's Game (Or, Nun of Your Business) follows Bella (an almost nun) as she grapples with her destiny and a crazy crew of characters all trying to sway her in various directions. Very (very) loosely based on Measure for Measure, The Fool's Game shows on July 10th at 5pm, 11th at 7pm, 18th at 9:15pm, 21st at 6:15pm, and 26th at 5pm. It runs approximately one hour. All performances will be held at the Christ United Methodist Church at 900 4th Street, SW - Orange Venue. Individual tickets go for $17 and can be purchased on the Capital Fringe website. Please note that you will need a Capital Fringe button ($5 through July 6th) to enter the venue!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018
Birdland Jazz Club will present vocalist Lorna Dallas in Home Again for one night only as part of the "Broadway at Birdland" concert series, on Monday, February 26, 2018 @7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019
Tickets are now on sale for the McGill Savoy Society's upcoming production of Gilbert and Sullivan's RUDDIGORE, or The Witch's Curse: An Entirely Original Supernatural Opera!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founding Director) presents the workshop production of New Creation, conceived and directed by Kai Chieh Tu and devised and performed by Katherine Wright, Janice Amaya, Laura Yumi Snell & Sharlee Taylor runs Thursday, February 28, 2019 and March 1 & 2, 2019 at 7:30pm for a total of three performances at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street) in Manhattan. Tickets are $18 in advance, $21 at the door. For tickets and further information please visit www.dixonplace.org or call 866-811-4111 for tickets.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Feb 18, 2018
Originally intended as a stinging satire on Victorian politics and the House of Lords in particular, Gilbert and Sullivan's supremely silly comic opera Iolanthe is in fine form as it returns to the Coliseum. The story is of the eponymous fairy Iolanthe, banished from fairyland as she married a mortal. Her son Strephon wants to marry Phyllis, but all the members of the House of Peers wants to marry Phyllis as well. When Phyllis suspects Strephon of being unfaithful, she sets off a huge confrontation between the fairies and the peers.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018
Having wooed audiences in the UK and Australia with the award-winning Pirates of Penzance, H.M.S. Pinafore and The Mikado, Sasha Regan returns with her most critically acclaimed production, Iolanthe, which broke all box office records on its transfer to Wilton's Music Hall in 2011.
by Noelle Hannibal - Feb 12, 2018
The McGill Savoy Society opened its new production of Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta Iolanthe on February 9, 2018. The show runs for three more performances on Friday, February 16 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, February 17 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm at Moyse Hall Theatre in the McGill University Arts Building at 555 Sherbrooke Street West.
by Marianka Swain - Feb 12, 2018
London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From O'Neill and flamenco to punk and Pippin, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features!
by - Dec 29, 2018
Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2017
Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PAN at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2017
Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PANat Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017
The award-winning Wagner College Theatre Department is celebrating its golden jubilee throughout 2018 with a year of exciting events.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017
Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PANat Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018.
by - Aug 15, 2018
Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2018
We'll be updating the list of nominees LIVE throughout this evening's Olivier Awards from London's Royal Albert Hall - winners are indicated IN BOLD!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018
A dynamic all-male cast have been announced for the return of Sasha Regan's most critically acclaimed production, Iolanthe - one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most famous operettas.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019
Amore Opera concludes its 2018-19 season at the Riverside Theatre at Riverside Church (91 Claremont Ave, New York, NY 10027) with a production of Giuseppe Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera, sung in its original Italian; and with a production of Gilbert and Sullivan's Iolanthe, performed entirely by children.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018
A dynamic all-male cast have been announced for the return of Sasha Regan's most critically acclaimed production, Iolanthe - one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most famous operettas. Check them out in rehearsal below!