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THE G&S SOCIETY'S 2016 – 2017 SEASON
We hope you'll join us at our meetings during the 2016-2017 season!
Friday, September 16
The Jay Newman Lecture: Melodramatic Histrionics in the Savoy Operas, presented by Carolyn Williams
Friday, June 16, at 7:30 PM
Professor Carolyn Williams of Rutgers University, author of the wonderful book Gilbert and Sullivan: Gender, Genre, Parody, is giving the 2017 Jay Newman Memorial Lecture on Friday, June 16, at 7:30pm at 40 East 35th St., downstairs at the Community Church. Admission is FREE !
Professor Williams will tackle Gilbert's parody and use of Victorian Melodrama, including jolly jack tars, mad women, villains, mystic ladies, swashbucklers, vengeance, patter and sudden mood changes:
*How Ralph Rackstraw developed an energetic fist!
Musical examples will be performed by Andrea Stryker-Rodda, Richard Holmes, Julie May, Sarah Moulton Faux, Hannah Spierman, David Bell and Samuel Silvers.
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