Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Maine Preview: Iolanthe

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 1/30/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Blue Hill Public Library


On Wednesday, January 30th at 7:00PM, the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Maine will hold a preview at the Blue Hill Public Library of their upcoming production, Iolanthe. The preview will feature live performances of some of the music in the show and a discussion of the story by long-time BHPL opera expert David Porter.

Iolanthe, or The Peer and the Peri, is a comic opera with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W.S. Gilbert. It will be performed at the Grand in Ellsworth, February 8-10 & 15-17. Cast members David Porter and Joe Marshall (title character of The Lord Chancellor in Iolanthe) will lead the discussion with personal reflections from Iolanthe director, Dorothy Alf-Wheatcraft. Musical director Sandy Blanchette will play the piano.

This event is sponsored by the library, there is no change and everyone is welcome. For more information call the library at 374-5515. For more information about the Society, or upcoming performances, check their website, www.gilbertsullivanmaine.org/.

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