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Princess Ida - 1961 - Off-Broadway

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 Hilarion’s father decides to launch a full-scale attack the lady undergraduates are ordered to “man” the barricades. This is Gilbert and Sullivan at the height of their powers. Not to be missed!

Schedule

Greenwich Mews Theatre

(New York, NY)
141 West 13th Street
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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).
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.
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.
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.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 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.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
All aboard The G&S Express for the very model of a modern major mash up as award-winning Charles Court Opera, a?oeThe masters of G&S in small spaces,a?? take on the - probably ill advised - challenge of performing the complete works of Gilbert & Sullivan - in just 75 minutes!
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.
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.
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.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2020
Due to the upcoming lockdown 'Express G&S' will now get its rescheduled world premiere at the newly configured, socially distanced Pleasance Theatre, London N1, from Tuesday 2 - Sunday 7 February, 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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. 
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018
Join Ida in an evening of opera and pop as you've never heard it before.
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.
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.
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.
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).
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018
Join Ida in an evening of opera and pop as you've never heard it before.
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 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.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
Crystal Dawn Munkers leads an exhilaratingly updated take on the battle of the sexes and the age-old need to smash the patriarchy - complete with operatic warrior maidens, a cross-dressing trio of dandies, and a bit of magic.
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.
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.
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?'
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.
by Charles Shubow - Jul 19, 2019
A potpourri of beautiful music from Gilbert & Sullivan to Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
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).
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.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
Irish Repertory Theatre presents the cell's production of CRACKSKULL ROW, by Honor Molloy.
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. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 2/27/2020 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2020
Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes the new Christmas album from Michael Ball & Alfie Boe, new music from Linda Eder, Liz Callaway, and more.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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).
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). 
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.