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The many blessings of the French master who wrote O Holy Night

Irish Independent 24 Jul 2021
Hérold wrote his first musical drama while he was there, and back in Paris was composing prolifically for the stage — not only the comic operas that were all the rage at the time, but ballets as well ... He had already produced one opera, and he was studying with François-Adrien Boïeldieu, who was a master of the art.
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Beersheba Theater kicks off season with eight new shows

The Jerusalem Post 24 Jul 2021
Another show in the works is Hero, a rap opera about a young man who develops supernatural powers in a world of criminal supremacy. He comically combats the struggles of discovering his powers and choosing what to do with them in this new musical ... cnxps.cmd.push(function () { cnxps({ playerId ... .
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Boris Johnson is a comic opera prime minister whose mistakes have killed tens of thousands

The Independent 23 Jul 2021
Stop all this fussing and whining,” Bolsonaro told Brazilians, some 543,000 of whom have died in the epidemic ... The best parallels with Johnson come not from the past but from the world of comic opera, my favourite comparison being with the Duke of Plaza-Toro, the bombastic upper class conman in The Gondoliers by Gilbert and Sullivan ... .
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See if you can name this common wildflower

The Post and Courier 22 Jul 2021
Buy Now. Can you identify this week's mystery plant?. (Answer. "Thimbleweed,” Anemone virginiana). Photo by John Nelson. “Poor little Buttercup!” Little Buttercup sold her wares to sailors aboard the H.M.S. Pinafore. that’s what Gilbert and Sullivan tell us in their comic opera. And she had a secret... Buttercups commonly grow in wet, froggy areas ... C ... .
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Alex Edelman’s Roaring Fork Valley homecoming

Aspen Times 21 Jul 2021
One thing he is feeling good about is the return to the Aspen area, a near-annual stop for the Boston-born, New York-based comic who has made multiple appearances at the Aspen Laugh Festival and scored a headliner gig at the Wheeler Opera House in 2019 ... Opera House, he said.
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Mystery Plant: "Thimbleweed,” Anemone virginiana

The Citizens 21 Jul 2021
“Poor little Buttercup!” Little Buttercup sold her wares to sailors aboard the H.M.S. Pinafore. that’s what Gilbert and Sullivan tell us in their comic opera. And she had a secret... Now a “buttercup” is usually thought of as a yellow-flowered plant that blooms in the spring, and often has dissected, or cut-up, leaves ... that’s where the seed is ... +16 ... .
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Opera 'Patience' planned in Charleston

Journal Gazette 20 Jul 2021
Theatre in the Park will put on a performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera "Patience" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Kiwanis Park Daum Amphitheatre ... .
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Look back in laughter: 'The Daily Show' celebrates 25 years with 90-minute special tonight

Fremont Tribune 19 Jul 2021
No doubt Americans stuck at home to protect against COVID-19 have binge-watched plenty of comic shows ... Scott said the movie was “at once a giddy mixture of farce, satire, and opera buffs.” Compagnia Cinematografica Antonio Cervi ... Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan nearly fell apart before the two made “The Mikado,” one of their most well-known comic operas.
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Falstaff at Scottish Opera review — perfect comic timing

The Times/The Sunday Times 18 Jul 2021
Eight years before the end of his life in 1901, Verdi wrote only his second comic opera, a valedictory masterpiece that reminisces nostalgically ...
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Mystery plant: 'Poor little Buttercup!'

The Post and Courier 16 Jul 2021
“Poor little Buttercup!” Little Buttercup sold her wares to sailors aboard the H.M.S. Pinafore. that’s what Gilbert and Sullivan tell us in their comic opera. And she had a secret... Now a “buttercup” is usually thought of as a yellow-flowered plant that blooms in the spring, and often has dissected, or cut-up, leaves ... that’s where the seed is.
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Perennial wildflower is a member of the buttercup family

Rocky Mount Telegram 16 Jul 2021
“Poor little Buttercup!”. Little Buttercup sold her wares to sailors aboard the H.M.S. Pinafore; that’s what Gilbert and Sullivan tell us in their comic opera. And she had a secret. Now a “buttercup” is usually thought of as a yellow-flowered plant that blooms in the spring and often has dissected leaves ... So there you are ... that is where the seed is ... ....
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Justin Kurzel’s ‘Nitram’: Film Review | Cannes 2021

The Hollywood Reporter 16 Jul 2021
Show additional share options ... Cannes 2021 ... A daydreamy heiress who lives with her menagerie of dogs and cats in a grand house reduced to Grey Gardens squalor, Helen has a theatrical past which informs her unconventional wardrobe choices and an enduring love for the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan, resulting in some wonderfully odd use of music.
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7 amazing Bay Area things to do this weekend, July 16-18

The Mercury News 15 Jul 2021
And a pig. 3 EAT ... (Yes! The park has lakes!) “Everest,” a streaming opera that uses graphic-novel imagery, opens July 16. (Opera Parallele) 6 SEE & HEAR. A graphic-novel opera. “Everest,” a streaming opera about a disastrous trek up the world’s biggest mountain — complete with comic-book-like visuals — opens this weekend ... .
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MARK HUGHES COBB: Summer movies get bigger, and simultaneously smaller

Tuscaloosa News 15 Jul 2021
Strange interlude for theater lingo. A patter song is that light-hearted ditty characterized by fast tempos and rapid-fire lyrics, often whimsically rhyming, alliterative or tongue-twisting, and within a limited vocal range. Derived from comic opera. Classic example ... Frantic Amy spits out ... Chu ("Crazy Rich Asians," "Step Up 2 ... If Warner Bros ... .
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Best Things to Do in Miami This Week July 15-21, 2021

Miami New Times 14 Jul 2021
Delve into the hapless world of Albert Herring on Thursday evening, as the protagonist of Benjamin Britten's comic opera of the same name comes of age despite some major roadblocks ... The opera will be performed in the Faena Forum as part of its summer opera initiative, in partnership with the Miami Beach Music Festival.

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