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Opera North make a welcome return to the Grand Opera House in 2012 with their acclaimed production of Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore.



Sir Despard Murgatroyd is a man under pressure. He has inherited a witch’s curse forcing him to commit a crime a day or die in agony.



So it’s a huge relief when shy Robin Oakapple is revealed as his long-lost elder brother – true inheritor of the curse. Robin’s chances with the prim Rose Maybud look doomed, but his troubles really start when his feeble crimes drag his exasperated ancestors back from the dead...

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2020
The Van Wezel has announced four additional digital presentations coming up in 2020, including something for everyone!
by Marianka Swain - Sep 3, 2018
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2019
Artistic Director Brigid Larmour today announces programming to complete Watford Palace Theatre's season for September 2019 - June 2020, following the world première of Mushy: Lyrically Speaking earlier this month. The co-production with Rifco Theatre Company is now on tour across the UK until 5 October.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 21, 2018
The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, announces its exciting upcoming Fall 2018-19 Season featuring The Yeomen of the Guard, The Pirates of Penzance, New Year's with NYGASP and Ages Ago/Mr. Jericho.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 21, 2018
Four guest vocalists and the 100-voice Northwest Indiana Symphony Chorus join New Philharmonic for "Show Boat and Show Tunes," a showcase of popular songs coming from the partnerships of Hammerstein and Kern and Rodgers and Hart, at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd.; Saturday, Sept. 29 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 30, 3 p.m.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 18, 2018
The Tabard Theatre today announces full casting for See Me For Myself, a raw and potent drama making its world premiere.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2020
Join seven principal performers of the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) for a one-of-a-kind virtual concert experience on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 7pm. Celebrating the repertoire of prolific theatrical team, Gilbert and Sullivan, the company's Wand'ring Minstrels offer a personal, at-home concert in I Have a Song to Sing, O!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2019
The King's Head Theatre and Charles Court Opera have announced the full cast for The Nativity Panto a?" A Not-So Silent Night, starring Emily Cairns, Meriel Cunningham, Jennie Jacobs, Matthew Kellett and Catrine Kirkman. The panto runs from 29 November 2019 to 11 January 2020, with a press night on Tuesday 3 December 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018
A one-of-a-kind musical/horror/comedy Halloween event, RuddiGORE, adapted and updated from the classic Gilbert and Sullivan supernatural operetta, to feature modern horror characters and situations, tells the twisted tale of Ruthven Murgatroyd, who masquerades as a zombie, to avoid a heinous family curse. Ruthven's deep, dark secret that he is, in fact, ALIVE, is threatened by the arrival of his brother, sailor/werewolf Dick Dauntless, and the would-be-zombie's crush on prom queen Rose Maybud, the fairest maiden in all of RuddiGORE. A bevy of blood-spattered bridesmaids add to the horrors and hilarity, as do various graverobbers, vampires and traumatized babysitters. Proof Doubt Closer Theatre Company revives one of its signature shows, especially for Halloween, and performed at a historic and iconic Highland Park speakeasy.
by Marianka Swain - Oct 28, 2019
Having been a Chiswick resident myself for over 15 years, I'm aware of the remarkable history of artists and theatre practitioners who have lived and worked in the area. Not only have a raft of famous actors chosen Chiswick as their home (Colin Firth, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Briers to name a few), but also the playwrights who have lived there include some of the great names in British theatre a?' John Osbourne, Harold Pinter, Arthur Pinero and Patrick Hamilton, amongst others.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018
A one-of-a-kind musical/horror/comedy Halloween event, RuddiGORE, adapted and updated from the classic Gilbert and Sullivan supernatural operetta, to feature modern horror characters and situations, tells the twisted tale of Ruthven Murgatroyd, who masquerades as a zombie, to avoid a heinous family curse. Ruthven's deep, dark secret that he is, in fact, ALIVE, is threatened by the arrival of his brother, sailor/werewolf Dick Dauntless, and the would-be-zombie's crush on prom queen Rose Maybud, the fairest maiden in all of RuddiGORE. A bevy of blood-spattered bridesmaids add to the horrors and hilarity, as do various graverobbers, vampires and traumatized babysitters. Proof Doubt Closer Theatre Company revives one of its signature shows, especially for Halloween, and performed at a historic and iconic Highland Park speakeasy.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2018
A one-of-a-kind musical/horror/comedy Halloween event, RuddiGORE, adapted and updated from the classic Gilbert and Sullivan supernatural operetta, to feature modern horror characters and situations, tells the twisted tale of Ruthven Murgatroyd, who masquerades as a zombie, to avoid a heinous family curse. Ruthven's deep, dark secret that he is, in fact, ALIVE, is threatened by the arrival of his brother, sailor/werewolf Dick Dauntless, and the would-be-zombie's crush on prom queen Rose Maybud, the fairest maiden in all of RuddiGORE. A bevy of blood-spattered bridesmaids add to the horrors and hilarity, as do various graverobbers, vampires and traumatized babysitters. Proof Doubt Closer Theatre Company revives one of its signature shows, especially for Halloween, and performed at a historic and iconic Highland Park speakeasy.
by Gary Naylor - Oct 18, 2018
Ross MacGregor's Dracula needs a transfusion of narrative pace if it is to achieve its considerable (and laudable) ambition.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2019
The Olivier Award-nominated producers of the 2017 smash-hit La bohème, announce the full cast for the Puccini double-bill, Opera Undone: Tosca & La bohème. The production will run at Trafalgar Studios 2 from 5 February to 7 March 2020. Adam Spreadbury-Maher, Artistic Director of the King's Head Theatre, will also direct the production, with musical direction from David Eaton. Opera Undone: Tosca & La bohème will have national press nights on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 February 2020 for the two casts.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2018
It's the 1980s in Britain. Sarah, a college student, lives with her grandfather, John (Johnny) Harris, after the sudden death of her mother. John was a prisoner of war in a Japanese prison camp during World War II. Several decades later, he openly manifests classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, including flashbacks and petty to explosive outbursts directed at his granddaughter. This in turn, has a negative impact on Sarah's well-being.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2018
Casting is announced for the UK premiere of Plaid Tidings, the seasonal sequel to the hugely successful West End hit musical Forever Plaid by Stuart Ross, ahead of its UK premiere at London's Bridge House Theatre SE20 from 26 November - 23 December.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 8, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, May 8 (12pm), as he chats with the four stars of Jersey Boys: Jonathan Cable, Aaron de Jesus, CJ Pawlikowski and John Rochette.
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2019
The already acclaimed solo show LOVE, MADNESS, AND SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN written and performed by James J Cox and directed by Trace Oakley will stage six performances at The Hudson Guild Theatre. The powerful show will open June 9 - 23, 2019. Tickets on sale The Holllywood Fringe Fest site at: http://hff19.org/5920
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021
Artistic Director Michael Unger today unveiled Skylight Music Theatre’s 2021-2022 season, which marks the theatre’s return to in-person performances after more than one year. It will be Unger’s first official season since joining Skylight in 2019, due to cancelled shows during the pandemic. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2020
Skylight Music Theatre will bring outstanding talent together -- while staying apart -- in an exclusive fundraising event, Skylight Sings: A Virtual Concert, on Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m. (CDT) to benefit Skylight Music Theatre.
by Gary Naylor - Jun 24, 2021
Hop on the Express G&S and see a detective solve a mystery with the help of some of Gilbert and Sullivan's greatest hits.
by Gary Naylor - Jul 3, 2020
We will return to theatres very different from those we left - and we are different too. So what should we see? Here are five, very varied, suggestions.
by Charles Shubow - Jul 19, 2019
A potpourri of beautiful music from Gilbert & Sullivan to Broadway.
by Kelsey Lawler - Jan 7, 2020
Is there anything the Milwaukee Opera Theatre touches that doesn't turn to gold? Their latest collaboration with Skylight Music Theatre is Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, a sweet, hilarious, melodramatic comic opera made exceedingly charming under the inspired watch of co-directors Jill Anna Ponasik and Catie O'Donnell. With these creative cohorts in tow, I swear there's nothing attached to Ponasik's name that I've not adored. Her vision is a special kind of magic, and Milwaukee is lucky to have her.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces Miracolo by Jarlath Barsanti-Jacobs and Emilio Solla as part of the 2019 TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series on Monday evening January 14, 2019 at 7pm at the Actors Temple, 339 West 47th Street, New York, NY. The reading is produced by Harold Heno in association with R.K. Greene, and will be directed by Fred Mann III. It is free but reservations are required: please email name and number of tickets requested to TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com, or use the bright red ticketing box at https://truonline.org/events/miracolo/.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 31, 2019
This summer, take a break from the hustle and bustle and journey to the lakes region of Central Maine to celebrate Theater at Monmouth's 50 years of producing classic theatre in Maine. TAM's What Dreams May Come Season is bursting with plays to make audiences laugh, cry, gasp, and experience a sense of wonder. Through Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and classic comedies, TAM's Golden Anniversary with sparkle and shimmer all season long.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2019
It's the 1980s in Britain. Sarah, a college student, lives with her grandfather, John (Johnny) Harris, after the sudden death of her mother. John was a prisoner of war in a Japanese prison camp during World War II. Several decades later, he openly manifests classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, including flashbacks and petty to explosive outbursts directed at his granddaughter. This in turn, has a negative impact on Sarah's well-being.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019
It's the 1980s in Britain. Sarah, a college student, lives with her grandfather, John (Johnny) Harris, after the sudden death of her mother. John was a prisoner of war in a Japanese prison camp during World War II. Several decades later, he openly manifests classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, including flashbacks and petty to explosive outbursts directed at his granddaughter. This in turn, has a negative impact on Sarah's well-being.
by Julie Musbach - 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 A.A. Cristi - Jan 2, 2020
Hillary Rollins presents singer, Giane Morris, in her Gardenia Supper Club Cabaret Debut, a?oeLook Mom, My First Cabareta?? on Saturday, January 11th, 2020. Dinner is available starting @ 7:00 p.m. SHowtime is 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 plus Food/Drink Min. Advance reservations suggested (seating is limited): RSVP @ 323-467-7444Address: 7066 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90038
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2022
(NEW YORK) - David Young placed first in the National Association of Teachers of Singing 2022 National Musical Theatre Competition on Saturday, January 8 at the Neidorff-Karpati Hall, Manhattan School of Music.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 5, 2019
Artistic Director Ray Jivoff today unveiled Skylight Music Theatre's 2019-2020 season, which will mark the theatre's 60th Anniversary.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2019
It's the 1980s in Britain. Sarah, a college student, lives with her grandfather, John (Johnny) Harris, after the sudden death of her mother. John was a prisoner of war in a Japanese prison camp during World War II. Several decades later, he openly manifests classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, including flashbacks and petty to explosive outbursts directed at his granddaughter. This in turn, has a negative impact on Sarah's well-being.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 13, 2019
New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) concludes its 44th season with its first ever production of an unusual pair of one acts that bookend the Gilbert & Sullivan collaboration.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020
Artistic Director Michael Unger today unveiled Skylight Music Theatre's 2020-21 season, which marks his inaugural season as artistic director. Skylight is Milwaukee's professional Equity music theatre company and located in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2020
Artistic Director Michael Unger today unveiled Skylight Music Theatre's 2020-21 season, which marks his inaugural season as artistic director. Skylight is Milwaukee's professional Equity music theatre company and located in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. 
by Andee Shuster - Feb 10, 2019
Well-staged and nicely choreographed by Coralie Heiler and Stefania Bertrand, Savoy's Ruddigore was a sweet show, but quite traditional and safe. This production strayed away from the updated modern-day lyric changes that Savoy was always infamous for.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2019
This summer, take a break from the hustle and bustle and journey to the lakes region of Central Maine to experience Theater at Monmouth's (R)evolutionary Season. 2020 is a big year! It's Maine's Bicentennial, it's the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage, and it's an election year. So many revolutionary and evolutionary things to celebrate we've rolled them all into one big ball for a 51st Season of EPIC proportions.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019
Skylight Music Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for Ruddigore, or The Witch's Curse, presented January 3-19, 2020 in collaboration with Milwaukee Opera Theatre. Skylight celebrates its long history of producing the works of W.S. Gilbert (book and lyrics) and Arthur Sullivan (music) with an imaginatively reinvigorated production of this classic gothic operetta. Ruddigore will be performed in a special, limited run in the Studio Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.
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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2019
The King's Head Theatre and Charles Court Opera are have announced the full cast for The Nativity Panto – A Not-So Silent Night, starring Emily Cairns, Meriel Cunningham, Jennie Jacobs, Matthew Kellett and Catrine Kirkman. The panto runs from 29 November 2019 to 11 January 2020, with a press night on Tuesday 3 December 2019.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2021
Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota will return to the great outdoors with two added performances by the bay at Selby Gardens’ downtown Sarasota campus, 1534 Mound Street, Sarasota.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2021
Skylight Music Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for the regional premiere of Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, a highly inventive off-Broadway musical that crisscrosses continents and time in an improbable and enchanting love story.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 11, 2020
Opera Tampa has announced its revived 2020-2021 season at the outdoor Riverwalk Stage at the David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 24, 2018
Four guest vocalists and the 100-voice Northwest Indiana Symphony Chorus join New Philharmonic for "Show Boat and Show Tunes," a showcase of popular songs coming from the partnerships of Hammerstein and Kern and Rodgers and Hart, at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd.; Saturday, Sept. 29 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 30, 3 p.m.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2018
Billie Holiday, Janis Joplin, Amy Winehouse and Judy Garland welcome their newest member to the Accidental Club, Mira Dawson, a washed-up rock star who dies of an accidental overdose while celebrating her come back tour.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2019
The cast has been announced for Don't Look Away by NOVAE theatre, touring the UK 16 April - 18 May.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2020
Skylight Music Theatre will bring outstanding talent together -- while staying apart -- in an exclusive fundraising event, Skylight Sings: A Virtual Concert, on Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m. to benefit Skylight Music Theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2022
Skylight Music Theatre will offer free virtual performances of the newest edition of KidsWrites beginning April 18, 2022. This year's theme is Fun! and will be released on Skylight's website in four segments: Monday, April 18, Monday, April 25, Monday, May 2 and Monday, May 9.