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Iolanthe Singalong


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Lamplighters Music Theatre's Iolanthe Singalong
Music Director/Conductor: Baker Peeples

Gilbert & Sullivan’s subversive political satire on how a government SHOULD be run.

Featuring a shepherdess the lords all want to marry, her fiancé who is half man, half fairy, the tour de force “Nightmare Song” and a band of feisty fairies doing battle with a dim-witted Parliament, Iolanthe already promises a lot of fun, only this time we get a little boisterous and you get to sing along. Lamplighter principals will perform the work in its entirety, bringing the orchestra on stage to join the party. With everything included but the scenery, audience participation is encouraged as all are invited to become the chorus and to feel free to sing any and all parts!

Costumes are also encouraged (particularly half man, half fairy costumes!) and a brief contest with prizes will take place at intermission. This is the Lamplighters’ first ever Iolanthe Singalong, and we are indebted to Erin, a three-year-old audience member, for the idea.

Iolanthe — what's not to love?” - Opera News

Lamplighters Music Theatre, Iolanthe

Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek
Tickets: 925-943-7469 •

Saturday March 24, 2018 at 7.30pm

Taube Atrium Theater, Veterans Building, San Francisco
Tickets: 415-227-4797 •

Sunday March 25, 2018 at 2pm

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets: 650-903-6000 •

Sunday April 8, 2018 at 2pm

Our Spring party and fundraiser

An intimate afternoon with music, song and laughter, and behind-the-scenes insights, reminiscences and recollections. The event will feature a selection of highlights from the Lamplighters 2017/18 Season and will preview some favorite numbers from the upcoming Season. Also included is a high quality catered buffet with fine wines. This is a wonderful opportunity to sing and laugh with some of your Lamplighter favorites, and participate in the raffle and live auction to help support our upcoming season. It's Too Much Happiness!

The Green Room, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco
Tickets: 415-227-4797 or
Sunday May 6, 2018 at 4pm

Opening our 2018-19 Season...

Subscriptions and tickets on sale soon

Stage Director: Nicholas Aliaga Garcia
Music Director/Conductor: David Drummond

Wacky, irreverent, and as entertaining today as it was when it first opened in 1879, Gilbert & Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance spins a hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, star-crossed young lovers, self-possessed wards, and an eccentric Major-General, struggling with the often-ridiculous dictates of honor and duty. Peppered with unforgettable melodies and tongue-twisting songs such as “I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General” and “Poor Wand’ring One”, The Pirates of Penzance is one of the most popular operettas ever written.

August 3-5 - Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek
August 11-12 - Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
August 17-19 - YBCA, San Francisco
August 25-26 - Bankhead Theater, Livermore