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September 27, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Zombies of Penzance at New Line Theatre

Gilbert & Sullivan’s long-lost, original “operatic abomination,” in its wacky world premiere!

New Line Theatre, “the bad boy of musical theatre,” has shocked the music world by discovering a long-lost first draft by the legendary British team of librettist W.S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan, who together wrote fourteen comic operas between 1871 and 1896.

One of the team’s best known works, The Pirates of Penzance, originally debuted in New York in 1879, but we now know is that there was an earlier, stranger draft of the show, which nobody knew about until now, with most of the same characters but a somewhat different plot. In Gilbert & Sullivan’s never-before seen original draft, dated December 1878 and titled The Zombies of Penzance (with the unwieldy subtitle, At Night Come the Flesh Eaters), Major-General Stanley is a retired zombie hunter, who doesn’t want his daughters marrying the dreaded Zombies of Penzance (for obvious reasons).

Details

Date:
September 27, 2018
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Event Website:
http://www.newlinetheatre.com/zoppage.html

Venue

Marcelle Theater
3310 Samuel Shepard Drive
St Louis, MO 63103 United States
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Phone:
314-534-1111
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Organizer

New Line Theatre
Phone:
314-773-6526
Email:
newchaz64@aol.com
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