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Princess Ida runs a women-only university dedicated to anti-male propaganda. Prince Hilarion (betrothed to Ida in infancy) and two male friends break into the university and disguise themselves as girls in an attempt to win her back.







When Hilarionís father decides to launch a full-scale attack the lady undergraduates are ordered to ďmanĒ the barricades. This is Gilbert and Sullivan at the height of their powers. Not to be missed!


Utopia Opera to Stage Stephen Sondheim's ASSASSINS in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

?On September 9 at 8pm, September 10 at 3pm and 8pm, and September 11 at 3pm and 8pm, Utopia Opera presents ASSASSINS (music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.) in a fully-staged production performed with an 13-piece orchestra at the Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue). (more...)

Casting Announced For QUAINT HONOUR at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Presented for the first time since its world premiere in 1958 and celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act of 1967 which decriminalised homosexuality in the UK, Quaint Honour by Roger Gellert runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 29 October 2017. (more...)

NY Gilbert & Sullivan to Present IOLANTHE at NYU Skirball, 11/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, kicks off its 41st season with the political fairytale Iolanthe (November 7 & 8) at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). The seventh collaboration between Gilbert and Sullivan, Iolanthe is certainly not politics as usual! The affairs of state in fairyland take center stage and the tasty tunes take wing along with the non-stop hilarity. (more...)

Lamplighters to Stage RETURN OF THE DEADEYE: THE FARCE AWAKENS This Nov
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

Lamplighters Music Theatre present this full-length original satire, set (mostly) to the music of Sir Arthur Sullivan with a nod to W.S. Gilbert. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - THE WHITE FEATHER Debuts Tonight at Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

This September, Arion Productions presents the world premiere of new British musical THE WHITE FEATHER at the Union Theatre, tonight 16th September - 17th October 2015 (opening night 18th September). It tells the story of Georgina Briggs whose brother was one of over 300 allied soldiers executed for cowardice during the First World War. She won't accept the shame and she won't let it lie. But as she fights for justice a shocking discovery awaits her. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE WHITE FEATHER Premiere at Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

This September, Arion Productions presents the world premiere of new British musical THE WHITE FEATHER at the Union Theatre, 16th September - 17th October 2015 (opening night 18th September). It tells the story of Georgina Briggs whose brother was one of over 300 allied soldiers executed for cowardice during the First World War. She won't accept the shame and she won't let it lie. But as she fights for justice a shocking discovery awaits her. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 17, 2018
by - Oct 17, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Announce IOLANTHE Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, kicks off its 41st season with the political fairytale Iolanthe (November 7 & 8) at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). The seventh collaboration between Gilbert and Sullivan, Iolanthe is certainly not politics as usual! The affairs of state in fairyland take center stage and the tasty tunes take wing along with the non-stop hilarity. (more...)

NYGASP Sets Full Cast for Gilbert & Sullivan's IOLANTHE, Running This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, kicks off its 41st season with the political fairytale IOLANTHE (November 7 & 8) at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). The seventh collaboration between Gilbert and Sullivan, IOLANTHE is certainly not politics as usual! The affairs of state in fairyland take center stage and the tasty tunes take wing along with the non-stop hilarity. (more...)

NYGASP Presents Gilbert & Sullivan's IOLANTHE This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, kicks off its 41st season with the political fairytale IOLANTHE (this weekend, November 7 & 8) at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). The seventh collaboration between Gilbert and Sullivan, IOLANTHE is certainly not politics as usual! The affairs of state in fairyland take center stage and the tasty tunes take wing along with the non-stop hilarity. (more...)

NY Gilbert & Sullivan to Present IOLANTHE at NYU Skirball, 11/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, kicks off its 41st season with the political fairytale Iolanthe (November 7 & 8) at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). The seventh collaboration between Gilbert and Sullivan, Iolanthe is certainly not politics as usual! The affairs of state in fairyland take center stage and the tasty tunes take wing along with the non-stop hilarity. (more...)

Samuel J Weir, Ceris Hine and Bridget Costello Join Mandy Holliday in THE TINDERBOX
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

A cast of familiar musical theatre performers is announced today to join LES MISERABLES star Mandy Holliday, returning to the West End in a new version of Hans Christian Andersen's famous folk tale, THE TINDERBOX. (more...)

Pinter's BETRAYAL, AVENUE Q & More Set for Exeter Northcott Theatre's Spring/Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

 Exeter Northcott Theatre will produce a new adaptation of Harold Pinter's Betrayal which will mark artistic director Paul Jepson's directorial debut for the theatre. (more...)

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players to Present THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) swashbuckles its way back to Greenwich Village for its popular perennial family favorite The Pirates of Penzance at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place) Dec. 26 - Jan. 2. (more...)

Pop-Opera Girl Group Ida Release New Christmas Album, BELIEVE
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

The leading pop-opera girl group Ida are releasing their first Christmas album, Believe, on 7 December 2018. Pre-orders will be taken from 15 November, via the official Ida website: www.idagirls.com.  (more...)

Live at Zedel Presents An Evening With Ida
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Join Ida in an evening of opera and pop as you've never heard it before. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN Returns to the West End, July 27
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Tony award-winning musical The Secret Garden, based on the 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with script and lyrics by Pulitzer prize and Tony award-winner Marsha Norman and music by Grammy award-winner Lucy Simon, is coming back to the West End for a summer season. (more...)

London's Leading Pop-Opera Girl Group Ida Bring Their Show 'IDA Girls' To The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

London's leading pop-opera girl group, Ida, will perform an impressive collection of re-worked operatic arias, chart-topping hits and musical theatre favourites at The Other Palace on Wednesday 11th July 2018 at 7.00pm. The performance takes place in the Studio as part of The Big Smoke Festival - the venue's week-long music, cabaret and variety festival. (more...)

Opera Della Luna Make Their First Trip To Storyhouse This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Comic opera company Opera della Luna are making their first visit to Chester's exciting new Storyhouse venue with a new production, presented by the city's very own Jeff Clarke at the helm. (more...)

NYGASP Presents PRINCESS IDA This Weekend; Hosts '21st Century Feminism' Talk Back
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2016

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) concludes its 41st Anniversary Season with the satirical comedy Princess Ida this weekend, May 21 & 22 at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). (more...)

Live at Zedel Presents An Evening With Ida
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Join Ida in an evening of opera and pop as you've never heard it before. (more...)

Final Cast Announced For Charles Court Opera's THE MIKADO At The King's Head Theatre
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. (more...)

Maltby & Shire's STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW and CLOSER THAN EVER to Play The Pheasantry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Following its five-star-reviewed production of Kander & Ebb's The World Goes Round, Neil Eckersley Productions will produce back-to-back revivals of Maltby & Shire's critically acclaimed revues STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW and CLOSER THAN EVER at The Pheasantry. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Thousand Oaks - Week of 3/20/2018
by BWW - Mar 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/20/2018 for Thousand Oaks (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 22, 2018
by - Jun 22, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Bass-Baritone Rodney Earl Clarke And Steinway Pianist Dominic Ferris Join IDA Girls At The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Star guests bass-baritone Rodney Earl Clarke and Steinway pianist Dominic Ferris will join London's leading pop-opera girl group, Ida, in their show IDA Girls - Stage & Screen at The Other Palace studio on Wednesday 11th July 2018 at 7.00pm. The performance is part of The Big Smoke Festival - the venue's week-long music, cabaret and variety festival. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN Returns to the West End Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Tony award-winning musical The Secret Garden, based on the 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with script and lyrics by Pulitzer prize and Tony award-winner Marsha Norman and music by Grammy award-winner Lucy Simon, is coming back to the West End for a summer season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Gilbert and Sullivan's PRINCESS IDA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Princess Ida continues on July 29, 30 and 31. Performances are at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Wortham Center/Cullen Theatre, 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002. $53.00 - $28.00. For more information or to buy tickets, please call 281/724-8363 or go online attickets.houstonfirsttheaters.com. (more...)

BWW Review: Gilbert and Sullivan's PRINCESS IDA - Well-Behaved Women Rarely Make History
by Guest Blogger: Gary Laird - Jul 27, 2016

'Gilbert and Sullivan?', you might say. 'Who are they? What are their last names? Are they some kind of alternative rock band, or perhaps a rap duo?' (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN Returns to the West End, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Tony award-winning musical The Secret Garden, based on the 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with script and lyrics by Pulitzer prize and Tony award-winner Marsha Norman and music by Grammy award-winner Lucy Simon, is coming back to the West End for a summer season. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 7/24/2016
by BWW - Jul 24, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/24/2016 for Houston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 7/17/2016
by BWW - Jul 17, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/17/2016 for Houston (more...)

ANDY CAPP - THE MUSICAL to Play Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the first professional UK production in more than 30 years of Andy Capp The Musical by Alan Price and Trevor Peacock runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 7 February (Press Night: Monday, 8 February 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Announces New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

With Mischief Theatre's production of The Play That Goes Wrong soon to open on Broadway, today the company announces the new cast for its critically acclaimed smash (and grab) hit play The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. (more...)

the cell's Production of CRACKSKULL ROW Starts Tonight at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre presents the cell's production of CRACKSKULL ROW, by Honor Molloy. (more...)

Phoenix Arts Club Welcomes Ida Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

???????Join Ida on the 12th of March for an evening of operatic arias, chart-topping hits and some West End showstoppers. These four stunning sopranos bring you breathtaking original arrangements with spellbinding vocals; this promises to be an evening you won't forget.  (more...)

Nick Barstow to Make Solo Debut at The Pheasantry with West End Friends
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Nick Barstow, one of theatre's most exciting young musical talents, will make his solo debut at The Pheasantry in Chelsea for one night only on Monday 14th March 2016, as part of Neil Eckersley Productions' 2016 cabaret roster. (more...)

Robert J. Sherman and Georgi Mottram To Guest Star With Dominic Ferris At Live At Zedel, With Further Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

With his forthcoming 20th February performance sold out, Dominic Ferris is pleased to announce two further dates for his debut solo London show Me and My Piano at LIVE AT ZEDEL, on Saturday 5th May and Thursday 17th May 2018, at 7pm. Tickets are on sale now (www.brasseriezedel.com / 020 7734 4888 / in person at the Box Office). (more...)

Shana Farr to Tribute Barbara Cook in 'IT'S NOT WHERE YOU START' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Shana Farr in 'It's Not Where You Start: The Songbook of Barbara Cook' on Sat., Feb. 3 at 9:30pm. (more...)

NY Gilbert & Sullivan Announces Casting for THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at NYU Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2015

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) announces casting for its perennial favorite The Pirates of Penzance at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place) Dec. 26 - Jan. 2. (more...)

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players to Present THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2015

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) swashbuckles its way back to Greenwich Village for its popular perennial family favorite The Pirates of Penzance at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place) Dec. 26 - Jan. 2. (more...)

Irish Rep to Present the cell's Production of CRACKSKULL ROW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre will present the cell's (Nancy Manocherian, Founding Artistic Director and Kira Simring, Artistic Director) production of CRACKSKULL ROW, by Honor Molloy. (more...)

Ida's Album 'Believe' Enters the Official Classical Chart
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

The pop-opera girl group Ida's Christmas album, Believe, which was produced independently by its four members and fully funded by their Kickstarter campaign, has entered the Official Classical Charts (as of 14 December). Ida are in the unique position of being the only unsigned act to feature in this week's Official Classical Chart. (more...)

Utopia Opera to Stage Stephen Sondheim's ASSASSINS in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

?On September 9 at 8pm, September 10 at 3pm and 8pm, and September 11 at 3pm and 8pm, Utopia Opera presents ASSASSINS (music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.) in a fully-staged production performed with an 13-piece orchestra at the Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue). (more...)

Broadway Alumni Present Cabaret To Mark CCM Musical Theatre's 50th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music celebrates the 50th anniversary of its legendary Musical Theatre program with a Birthday Cabaret at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 in Patricia Corbett Theater. Featuring the program's first graduate Pamela Myers, our newest stars of tomorrow and star performers from Broadway and beyond, the Birthday Cabaret promises to be a tuneful and invigorating tribute to 50 years of CCM Musical Theatre excellence. (more...)

Cast Set for THE WHITE FEATHER at Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

This September, Arion Productions presents the world premiere of new British musical The White Feather at the Union Theatre. It tells the story of Georgina Briggs whose brother was one of over 300 allied soldiers executed for cowardice during the First World War. She won't accept the shame and she won't let it lie. But as she fights for justice a shocking discovery awaits her. (more...)

Custom Made Theatre Edward Albee's THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA Begins 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Play, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? is about a profoundly unsettling subject: the irrational, confounding, and convention-thwarting nature of love. Martin-a hugely successful architect who has just turned fifty-leads an ostensibly ideal life with his loving wife and gay teenage son. But when he confides to his best friend that he is also in love with Sylvia, he sets in motion events that will destroy his family and leave his life in tatters. Albee's boundary-pushing play is puzzling, powerful, bawdy, and disturbing. (more...)

NYGASP to Present PRINCESS IDA This May; Hosts '21st Century Feminism' Talk Back
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) concludes its 41st Anniversary Season with the satirical comedy Princess Ida on May 21 & 22 at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). (more...)

Cast Announced for NY Gilbert & Sullivan's PRINCESS IDA at NYU Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) have announced principal casting for the satirical comedy Princess Ida on May 21 & 22 at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place).  (more...)

Robert Gould Returns to Union Theatre with MUSICALS SHARED WITH FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Librettist/lyricist Robert Gould will return to the Union Theatre on Sunday May 7 with  MUSICALS SHARED WITH FRIENDS - a concert of songs from five new musicals for which he has penned lyrics. (more...)

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