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Here's a question: What do the Jim Crow South, Nazi Germany, Christopher Marlowe's 1593 Elizabethan drama The Massacre at Paris and the 1940 film adaptation of Noel Coward's operetta Bitter Sweet have in common?
This fantastical film strings together Mother Goose’s coterie (Little Bo Peep; Mary, Quite Contrary; Tom, the Piper’s Son) in a theatrical musical based on Victor Herbert’s operetta of the same name.
San Diego Opera charted a new course Saturday with the opening of its first-ever Gilbert & Sullivan operetta.
The lineup includes comic-operetta fare by Gilbert and Sullivan, a Christmas concert and Tchaikovsky classics.
Including 55 serious operas, 6 cantatas, 53 comic operas, 17 operettas, 6 sing-spiele, 4 ballets, 4 vaudevilles, 2 oratorios, one each of fares, pastorales, masques, ballads and buffas.
Skylight Music Theatre performs Gilbert & Sullivan's classic operetta as a musical comedy of big band, swing, blues and gospel.
Orlando Light Opera has relocated the famed Merry Widow, one of operetta’s most beloved characters, from a fictional European country to California’s Silicon Valley.
Lehar’s operetta premiered in 1905 and it is frequently revived and recorded.
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