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June 3, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
All Princess Ida wanted to do was found a women’s college, trigger a little social progress – maybe start a tiny gender revolution.
How was she to know that her father had had her betrothed at the age of one to Prince Hilarion, cementing the peace with a neighbouring King?
Now her father’s in a dungeon, the country’s on the brink of war and her three newest students look remarkably masculine…
Written at the peak of the partnership, just before their masterpiece The Mikado, Sullivan’s score is packed with some of his greatest melodies and Gilbert’s book is one of his most trenchant and personal spiraling into a maelstrom of satire and absurdity.
Don’t miss the opportunity to see Bath G&S society in this rarely performed operatice gem.