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Gilbert & Sullivan Discussion Group

Gilbert & Sullivan
The Wit and Wisdom of Gilbert's Words
Join us as we explore Gilbert's librettos of the G&S operas.
Thursdays at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Jan 20 - Feb 17, 2022


If you have enjoyed any of Gilbert and Sullivan's operettas, you might want to explore the wit and wisdom of William S. Gilbert's librettos in detail. Gilbert was one of the most brilliant wordsmiths of the English language in the 19th century, being compared to Shakespeare in the quotability of his words. In addition he was a journalist, poet, lawyer, soldier, dramatist, and actor. The class will read and discuss Gilbert's librettos (online or in print), view selected excerpts of performances of G&S songs, and learn of his contribution to the English language musical theater.

Once you receive the zoom information you can use that link each week
or register thru the calendar each week to receive reminders and the zoom link each time.

You can get the Complete Works of Gilbert and Sullivan
for free 
for Kindle at 
Complete Plays of G&S for Kindle
or from
Guttenberg: Complete Plays of G&S

Click here for this week's libretto
Trial by Jury

 

When:
Thursday, January 20, 2022, 10:30 AM until 12:00 PM
Where:
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Mel Spain
Category:
Discussion
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
This is a zoom meeting. If you need help with zoom, please contact us before the event.
Cancellation Policy:
Please respect your host, as well as the other GNPS members who have registered and on the wait list, by giving sufficient advance notice if your plans change and you cannot attend.
Thank you.
Capacity:
15
Available Slots:
2
No Fee
No Fee
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