Theater Krefeld Mönchengladbach
Theater Krefeld Mönchengladbach presents Let’s Stop Brexit! – Keep Calm and Drink Tea on 21 Feb, 3 and 16 Mar, 28 Apr and 5 May at 7.30 in the Theater Mönchengladbach, große Bühne, Odenkirchener Straße 78, 41236 Mönchengladbach (Germany). A humorous satirical musical revue written by Ulrich Proschka, using Sullivan’s music taken from the G&S operas. Theresa May is played by the American soprano Debra Hays, who made her professional début as Yum-Yum in Dallas.
The Golden Legend in Nuremberg
The Hans-Sachs-Chor Nürnberg presents The Golden Legend on 24 March at 7pm in the Meistersingerhalle Nürnberg (large hall). Jana Baumeister (soprano), Margarete Joswig (mezzo), Daniel Pataky (tenor), Carl Rumstadt (bass-baritone); Nürnberger Symphoniker, conductor Guido Johannes Rumstadt. www.hanssachschor.de.
Sasha Regan’s All-Male Pirates of Penzance
Regan De Wynter Williams presents Sasha Regan’s All-Male Pirates of Penzance: UK tour April – July.
Opera Plovdiv (Bulgaria) presents The Pirates of Penzance in Plovdiv on 9 March. www.operaplovdiv.bg (website in both Bulgarian and English)
Charles Court Opera
Charles Court Opera presents H.M.S. Pinafore at the King’s Head Theatre, Upper Street, Islington, London: 10 Apr-11 May. Tue-Sat 7pm; Sun 3pm. No performance Mondays. 0207-226-8561; www.charlescourtopera.com.
Opera Anywhere presents Patience: Cotswold Playhouse, Stroud; 12 Apr 7pm; The Theatre Chipping Norton 13 Apr 7.45; Village Hall, Steeple Aston 18 May 7.30; H.M.S. Pinafore Bacon Theatre Cheltenham 14 Apr 2pm; Cokethorpe School, Waterperry, Oxford (Cokethorpe Opera Festival) 25 Jul 7.30; Penlee Park, Penzance 9 Aug; Barn Theatre Tenterden 29 Aug; Open-Air Theatre Brighton 31 Aug; The Pirates of Penzance St.
Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
The National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company presents new productions of The Pirates of Penzance (28 Jul mat); The Mikado 24 Jul 2.30 & 7.30, 29 Jul 7.30); The Yeomen of the Guard (27 Jul 2.30); and The Gondoliers (25 Jul 7.30, 28 Jul 7.30). Followed by performance at Harrogate and UK tour.
The National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company presents new productions of The Pirates of Penzance (10 Aug 7.30, 11 Aug 2.30, 18 Aug 7.30); The Mikado (10 Aug 2.30, 14 Aug 2.30, 17 Aug 7.30); The Yeomen of the Guard (11 Aug 7.30, 14 Aug 7.30, 17 Aug 2.30); and The Gondoliers (7 Aug 2.30 &
English National Opera
English National Opera presents The Mikado at the Coliseum (London) from November.