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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Valley Light Opera presents Gilbert and Sullivan's The Gondoliers


WHAT: Valley Light Opera presents Gilbert and Sullivan's The Gondoliers
WHEN: November 2, 3,9,10 7:30PM and November 4,11 at 2:00PM
WHERE: Academy of Music Theater, 274 Main St, Northampton, MA
Tickets available online here

Set in Venice and Spain, this lively and colorful comic opera includes some of Sullivan’s most beautiful and soaring tunes along with extravagant dancing and ensemble numbers. The Gondoliers is the most popular and often-performed of the Gilbert and Sullivan comic operettas after the “Big Three”- Mikado, Pirates and Pinafore. True to form, the operetta is also full of Gilbert’s most biting satire and hilariously clever wit. No one is safe and the society and government targets are still relevant to modern times. Valley Light Opera will be performing The Gondoliers as a complete, elaborately staged production with a full orchestra and choral ensemble, splendid sets and the sumptuous costuming for which the company is renowned. Performed with supertitles.

Music Director: Aldo Fabrizi
Artistic Director: Michael Budnick
Choreographers: Sue Dresser and Nicole Newell

Company website: http://vlo.org

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