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H.M.S. Pinafore - MasterMaq.ca Blog
On Thursday evening Sharon and I went to the Edmonton Opera's production of H.M.S. Pinafore. The two act comic opera is a famous one by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. I'd never been to the opera before, so it was definitely a new experience for me. I enjoyed it for the most part, but I have to say I'm incredibly grateful that there were subtitles. Here's the Edmonton Opera's teaser: Renowned Edmonton playwright Stewart Lemoine teams up with Edmonton Opera to create a brand-new production with a brand-new take on Gilbert and Sullivan. Join Little Buttercup, Ralph, Josephine, Sir Joseph and the sailors of the high seas in a comedy that sings the songs of love and silliness, and pokes fun at society too: British satire at its best! Jeff Haslam as Sir Joseph Porter Sharon is an Explorer's Club member which means that first and foremost, our tickets were cheaper! We also got free pizza and beer during the intermission. Before the show we went to a thirty minute "introduction to the