Reviewed by Lee Shepherd
True confessions: I know Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore inside and out – but only as a pit orchestra musician. I always wondered what was going on above my head, what all the foot stomping was about and why the audience was snickering, chortling and guffawing.
Friday night (July 15) in the Anderson Center, at the Summer Savoyards' eighth production of Pinafore, I found out.
The operetta subtitled “The Lass That Loved A Sailor,” is simply hilarious – not just for the infectiously hummable tunes,...
Reviewed by George Basler
The world got you down? Feeling a little under the weather? A surefire remedy is a short drive away at the Cider Mill Playhouse in Endicott.
The remedy isn’t a pill, but a sparkling production of the 1936 comedy You Can’t Take It With You, which chronicles the eccentric Sycamore family as it happily copes with the Great Depression of the 1930s. The play opened last Thursday (Nov. 5).
Sure, the play is a bit old-fashioned, but that doesn’t diminish the craftsmanship and skill of George S....