Gilbert and Sullivan's Improbable New Musical: Less Miserable

Musicals and Opera (comedy, new writing)

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Description

In an afterlife, Gilbert brags to Sullivan that, as fathers of the modern musical, all new musicals are basically just variations on their own plots! Sullivan challenges him to tell the story of the world's longest-running musical using only their own songs. Gilbert agrees, but only if he can make some changes to ensure an implausibly happy ending! Expect all the Gilbertian elements: an abandoned baby, ridiculous disguises and love at first sight, alongside music from every operetta and the usual silly dances. Book early. Coily Dart’s last Fringe show sold out!

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Deadline News (4/5 stars) 63 days ago

PLAYING to maxed out capacity, this pitch-perfect comedic riff on Gilbert & Sullivan’s musical legacy is a must-see for fans of musical theatre.

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Broadway World (4/5 stars) 64 days ago

Lovingly crafted and effectively realised, this is essential viewing for fans of the genre.

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FringeReview 72 days ago

Music is wafting from the theatre as the audience spills in, agog to see how you can take the highly improbable, labyrinthine plots that are the hallmark of Gilbert and Sullivan operettas and twist it around the storyline of that long running musical, Les Miserables.  And the mellifluous tones of...

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