HMS Pinafore

if you love Gilbert and Sullivan, you will love this production.  Great cast, singing and dancing. The costumes are lovely : I mention this because we once saw a D’Oyly Carte production where the costumes were so worn out and tatty that we were embarassed for the actors that had to wear them.

Steve Ross was a charming Captain, Jennifer Rider Shaw was his delightful daugher Josephine.  Lisa Horner captivated everyone as Buttercup, Devon Michael Brown again demostrated his over the top dancing abilities.

This may be my last G&S. it doesn’t matter how good the production is, the basic content is just not good enough anymore.

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About cathyriggall

Theatre junkie, who thinks live theatre is the ultimate form of living on the edge. You never know what will happen when an actor steps on the stage.
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One Response to HMS Pinafore

  1. keithhpotter says:

    Yawn.
    Yes it was a good production, but why bother? G&S seem so specific to a particular time and culture, I don’t see why it is produced in Canada in 2017. I guess the punters still come.

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