Friday, May 1, 2009

Upcoming: Box and Cox Staged Reading, Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Austin, May 11

Received by e-mail, May 1:

G&S Society May Musicale

Box and Cox
Monday May 11th

Come see a staged reading of John Maddison Morton's 1847 hilarious farce, Box and Cox

Ralph MacPhail, Jr., as Mr. Box
Libby Weed as Mrs. Bouncer
Allan Longacre (stage director) as Mr. Cox

Genesis Presbyterian Church
1507 Wilshire Blvd.
Following the performance, Rafe MacPhail will explain, with musical examples, how the play was adapted by F. C. Burnand and Arthur Sullivan from comedic drama into musical theatre as Cox and Box.
Free to members and non-members!
Please bring munchies!

Click to read May 2009 Newsletter of G&S Society of Austin (.pdf)

Click for G&S website with video discussion of upcoming production of Iolanthe

1 comment:

  1. Thanks Michael. Hope you can make it. If you do, introduce yourselves to either players or someone who might 'resemble' a board member [g]. I myself have family obligations..