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  1. United Presbyterian Home NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... (1842-1900), music, was the operetta "Thespis" in 1871, a failure. Four years later the impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte reunited the two for "Trial by Jury," a farcical story centered on a breach-of-promise legal case, and a fine hit for 300 ...

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  2. A Viennese Strauss GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | This Is Leicestershire

    ... will accompany four Soloists from major Opera companies including Opera North, English National Opera and D'Oyly Carte. This wonderful production is cleverly staged and choreographed and authentically costumed, and will appeal to the romantic as ...

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  3. Pirates at the Playhouse: Come and Sing Pirates of PenzanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Salisbury Journal

    AUDIENCE members will take on the roles of pirates, policemen and the Major General's daughters on Saturday when Come and Sing The Pirates of Penzance goes on stage at Salisbury Playhouse. Ian McMillan is returning to the city with G&S4U and D'Oyly Carte soloists following last January's huge success of Come and Sing HMS Pinafore.

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  4. Pirates at the Playhouse: Come and Sing Pirates of PenzanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Salisbury Journal

    AUDIENCE members will take on the roles of pirates, policemen and the Major General's daughters on Saturday when Come and Sing The Pirates of Penzance goes on stage at Salisbury Playhouse. Ian McMillan is returning to the city with G&S4U and D'Oyly Carte soloists following last January's huge success of Come and Sing HMS Pinafore.

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  5. New Line Theatre to Present the Zombies of PenzanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," has shocked the music world by discovering a long-lost first draft by the legendary British team of librettist W.S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan , who together wrote fourteen comic operas between 1871 and 1896. , originally debuted in New York in 1879, and was revived to great success in the early 1980s with Kevin Kline , Linda Ronstadt , and Rex Smith .

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  6. BWW Review: New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Turn the Mikado Topsy-TurveyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... But the cleverer ones in the audience took note at how the exclusively white members of producer Richard D'Oyly Carte's company, despite their costumes and yellowface make-up, were still acting and speaking in a veddy English manner. Gilbert's ...

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  7. Musical events at Salisbury Playhouse this JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | Western Gazette

    Salisbury Playhouse is keeping audiences entertained through the dark January nights with a series of special one-night musical events. On Saturday 14th January there is the chance to join D'Oyly Carte soloists for Come and Sing The Pirates of Penzance .

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  8. Feldberg on Broadway: A 'Mikado' for the modern eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    ... has always been traditional, essentially faithful in style to the original 19th-Century productions of the D'Oyly Carte Company. Significant change risked alienating its long-time audience. After a year, what it came up with is a solution that might ...

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  9. Recordings Sullivan Cover 1116Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Opera News

    ... effects. For anyone accustomed to the excessively lightweight, cool-timbre voices of the tenor-soprano pairs in D'Oyly Carte recordings, this performance will be revelatory. The masculinity and tonal strength of Toby Spence's singing are a treat in ...

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  10. Why do we have Christmas lights and were they really invented by a North East genius?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Chronicle Live

    ... light bulb, supplied about 1,200 Swan incandescent lamps, and a year later, the Savoy owner Richard D'Oyly Carte equipped the principal fairies with miniature lighting supplied by the Swan United Electric Lamp Company, for the opening night of the ...

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  11. The problem of Gilbert and Sullivan performance materialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | OUPblog

    ... of copyright protection was only just beginning, and so the performance materials were jealously guarded by the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company. Over time, performance traditions gradually evolved, and by the time the operas were given new editions in ...

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  12. Todmorden U3A: Work and partnership of Gilbert and SullivanRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | Hebdenbridge Today

    ... went back to his plays and Sullivan turned to church music in which he excelled. The impresario, Richard D'Oyly Carte, however, had spotted talent and in 1871 asked G&S to write a short piece for his light opera company. From then on, G&S and D'Oyly ...

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  13. Barfly: Savoy Hotela s American Bar still the place to beRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... most famous bar in world, the Savoy's American Bar. Opened in 1889, the Savoy was designed and built by Richard d'Oyly Carte primarily with profits from his other venture, the Gilbert and Sullivan opera productions. The Savoy was designed to appeal ...

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  14. Ukaria Cultural Centre to Present Elizabeth Campbell in Some Favorite Things RecitalRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... known accompanist and rptiteur having worked for many years with various companies in England including The D'Oyly Carte/G&S Opera Company. In Australia he has worked with most major companies including Opera Australia and State Opera of South ...

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  15. Obituary - Thomas Round, singer with the D'Oyly Carte CompanyRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    THOMAS Round, who has died aged 100, was a principal tenor with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company for many years after the war. He was acclaimed for his singing of Nanki Poo in The Mikado and Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes from The Gondoliers and was often seen in Scotland.

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  16. World class Gilbert and Sullivan tenor dies, aged 100Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2016 | Lancaster Guardian

    Thomas was famed for singing with the D'Oyly Carte and Sadler's Wells opera companies and toured all over the world. A legend with fans of Gilbert and Sullivan, Tom performed in the 1958 Royal Variety Performance alongside such stars as Bruce Forsyth, Harry Secombe and The Beverley Sisters.

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  17. BWW Review: Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida - Well-Behaved Women Rarely Make HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of THE GILBERT AND SULLIVAN SOCIETY OF HOUSTON at the Wortham. For this audience, one has only to mention D'Oyly Carte to set them salivating. But it is to the first group that I address this review. "Gilbert and Sullivan?", you might say. "Who are ...

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  18. Theater Review: "The Pirates of Penzance" @ Barrington Stage Co. [Berkshire on Stage]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Nippertown!

    If you are looking for a traditional, D'Oyly Carte staging of The Pirates of Penzance , keep on moving. There is nothing for you to see here.

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  19. Just about anything goes in "The Pirates of Penzance" at Barrington Stage CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... in January 1981. Rando captures this version's distinctly theatrical style which honors the traditions of D'Oyly Carte, who produced much of Gilbert and Sullivan's works in his Savoy Theatre within a more contemporary musical-comedy temperament that ...

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  20. BWW Review: Victorian Charmer ENGAGED Right at Home at Royal George TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... rousing chorus number with waving British flags and it's happy ending would have been perfect for the stage of D'Oyly Carte. ENGAGED plays at the Shaw Festival's Royal George Theatre through October 30, 2016. Visit shawfest.com for more information. ...

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