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PRESS CONTACT

Cheryl Blalock
Email: cblalock@lamplighters.org
Phone: 415-227-4797

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PRIOR SEASONS REVIEWS + ARTICLES

4/9/19

S.F. Lamplighters Navigate Through Trials Splendidly – San Francisco Classical Voice 

4/6/19

Over the Top with Lamplighters’ G&S++ – The Rehearsal Studio

3/27/19

Lamplighters revives old Gilbert and Sullivan farce- and adds a sequel – The Mercury News

3/24/19

Trial by Jury & Trial by Jury Duty Review – Gilbert and Sullivan Triumphant and Transcendent – Splash Magazine

2/12/19

Do we hear a waltz? – The Bay Area Reporter 

2/5/19

Sondheim love fest set to seduce Walnut Creek and Mountain View – The Mercury News

2/3/19

Theatre Eddys “A Little Night Music” Review

8/16/18

Comic Opera, ‘Pirates of Penzance’ Sails into Livermore – The Independent

8/16/18

Snapp Shots: Lamplighters to present world’s ‘best Gilbert & Sullivan available’ – East Bay Times

8/12/18

Gilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance Review – A Lamplighters Triumph – Splash Magazine

8/8/18

Lamplighters promise a ‘Pirates’ with a feminist outlook – San Francisco Chronicle

8/7/18

Lamplighters’ Sensitive Pirates and Trailblazing Suffragettes – San Francisco Classical Voice

4/3/18

Iolanthe Singalong

2/10/18

Opera 101—The Gondoliers Redux – Sly Wit

2/8/18

Savoyard affair – Bay Area Reporter

2/7/18

Review: Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘Gondoliers’ is a delightfully rollicking ride – The Mercury News

2/7/18

We who would be king: Gilbert and Sullivan’s utopian “The Gondoliers” – People’s World

2/6/18

Lamplighter’s Production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Gondoliers – Peninsula Reviews

2/6/18

Behold Queen Victoria’s Favorite Anti-Royal Opera – San Francisco Classical Voice

2/3/18

“The Gondoliers, or The King of Barataria” – Theatre Eddy’s

2/2/18

More marriage and merriment à la Gilbert and Sullivan: The Lamplighters present “The Gondoliers” – Repeat Performances

8/10/17

Review: Lamplighters’ lovely ‘Yeoman’ tours the Bay Area – The Mercury News

8/10/17

Review: You’ll Love “Yeomen” – The Independent

8/10/17

Yeomen of the Savoy faithful – Bay Area Reporter

7/17/17

A Son’s Race to Give His Dying Father Artificial Immortality – Wired

7/20/17

Lamplighters to Begin 65th Season with the Most “Operatic” G&S Creation – The Rehearsal Studio

5/11/17

Merriment from the Lamplighters – Bay Area Reporter

4/29/17

Review: ‘Song to Sing’ is chock full of Gilbert and Sullivan gems – Bay Area News Group

4/28/17

Review: A Song to Sing, O! The Gilbert & Sullivan Story – Talkin’ Broadway

4/24/17

A delightful Gilbert and Sullivan pastiche – Stark Insider

4/11/17

Lamplighters will Conclude Season with a Gilbert & Sullivan “Origins Story” – The Rehearsal Studio

3/1/17

Gilbert & Sullivan: H.M.S. Pinafore CD Review – American Record Guide

2/20/17

Lamplighters Music Theatre – Gilbert & Sullivan’s Patience – Peninsula Reviews

2/18/17

Lamplighters do Patience – Repeat Performances

2/14/17

Have a Little Patience with Lamplighters Music Theatre – Broadway World

2/13/17

Gilbert & Sullivan’s Patience: or Bunthorne’s Bride – Theater by the Bay

2/10/17

Patience not Gilbert and Sullivan’s best, but still worthy – Bay Area News Group

2/9/17

Aesthetic Romp – Bay Area Reporter

2/9/17

Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Patience”: Satire lifts up the common people – People’s World

2/9/17

Leah Garchik’s column – San Francisco Chronicle

2/5/17

Patience – Theatre Eddys

2/5/17

Lamplighters Deftly Delivers Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Topsy-Turvy” Take on Poets and Peasants – The Rehearsal Studio

2/5/17

Perfectly staged, Lamplighters’ Patience stills demands patience – Bachtrack

1/31/17

Lamplighters Co-founder Orva Hoskinson Dies – San Francisco Classical Voice

1/27/17

Lamplighters Music Theatre Mourns the Death of Beloved Co-Founder Orva Hoskinson – Broadway World

1/24/17

Lamplighters’ Patience Returns – San Francisco Classical Voice

9/14/17

From the Executive Director: Dirty Words – Theatre Bay Area

8/22/16

In Review: The Grand Duke – Opera News

8/21/16

Lamplighters’ more PC Mikado is no less funny – Bachtrack

8/20/16

Lamplighters Elegantly Transports Gilbert and Sullivan to Renaissance Italy – The Rehearsal Studio

8/19/16

The Lamplighters’ revision of The Mikado – Repeat Performances

8/16/16

Lamplighters’ New Mikado is Excellence Itself – Broadway World

8/15/16

The New Mikado – at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts – Peninsula Reviews

8/15/16

The Lamplighter’s “The New Mikado” Reviewed: Mikado Kidnapped from Japan to Italy – Splash Magazines

8/11/16

Review of Lamplighters Music Theatre: A Marvelous Mikado – The Livermore Independent

8/11/16

An Italian Mikado – Bay Area Reporter

8/9/16

The Mikado in Italy: Leave the Fan, Take the Cannoli – San Francisco Classical Voice

8/8/16

Review: Guilt-free Mikado – unveiled by Lamplighters – San Jose Mercury News

8/8/16

Lamplighters’ transplanted Mikado – retains its charm – San Francisco Chronicle/SFGate

8/8/16

Revamped Mikado targets the ugly tradition of ‘yellow face’ – San Francisco Chronicle/SFGate

8/8/16

The “New” Mikado – Bitter Hack

8/3/16

Moving The Mikado – Lamplighters’ new spin on a classic operetta – Mountain View Voice/Palo Alto Weekly

7/27/16

The New Mikado Reflects Changed Times – SF Arts Monthly

7/21/16

New Look to Lamplighters’ Production of The Mikado – The Independent

7/20/16

Lamplighters Will Transplant the Town of Titipu to Renaissance Italy – The Rehearsal Studio

6/16/16

Review of Lamplighters Theater Return of the Deadeye: The Farce Awakens – San Francisco Science Fiction Zine

6/15/16

Messing with The Mikado – To Put it Bluntly

5/21/16

Mikado gets a makeover to remove ‘orientalism’ – San Francisco Chronicle

5/18/16

Wildwood Fourth Graders Perform HMS Pinafore – Piedmont Post

4/25/16

Yes, You Can Perform THE MIKADO Without the Racist Bullshit – YOMYOMF

4/20/16

Building a Better ‘Mikado,’ Minus the Yellowface – American Theatre

4/14/16

Piedmont: Wildwood teacher stars in Verdi opera – Mercury News

2/18/16

Ancestors’ curse – Bay Area Reporter

2/13/16

The Lamplighters Present Ruddygore – Repeat Performances

1/26/16

Heavens to Murgatroyd!, Ruddygore is Coming – San Francisco Classical Voice

1/5/16

Lamplighters will restore original title to Gilbert and Sullivan’s ghost story – examiner.com

12/21/15

The Eddys: Our Top Theatre Productions, 2015, San Francisco Bay Area – Theatre Eddys

8/13/15

Yo, Ho, Ho, It’s a Fabulous Show!!! – Livermore Independent

8/10/15

HMS Pinafore Slips into San Francisco Bay – San Francisco Splash

8/6/15

They sail the ocean blue – Bay Area Reporter

8/5/15

Two Fun-Filled Musicals – Rossmoor News

8/3/15

Lamplighters bring exceptional Pinafore to multiple stages in August – Benicia Herald

8/3/15

Lamplighters sets sail with a shipshape H.M.S. Pinafore – San Jose Mercury News

8/3/15

Buttercup meets her Sailor and The Pinafore sails in classic form – VMedia

7/20/15

Lamplighters: Keeping a Spotlight on Gilbert and Sullivan – San Jose Mercury News

7/7/15

Baker Peeples: SULLIVAN, GILBERT AND The Pirates of Penzance on LAMPLIGHTERS MUSIC THEATRE, CD Review – Fanfare Magazine

7/1/15

SULLIVAN: The Pirates of Penzance, CD Review – Opera News Magazine

5/4/15

Lamplighters’ The Grand Duke Review – Gilbert and Sullivan’s Last Stand – San Francisco Splash Magazine

5/1/15

The Grand Duke, or, The Statutory Duel – Theatre Eddys

4/27/15

Gilbert and Sullivan’s Grand Duke gets its due at last – San Francisco Chronicle/SF Gate

2/9/15

A Grand Production of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide – Talkin’ Broadway

2/5/15

Easily assimilated: Candide returns – Bay Area Reporter

2/4/15

The Best and Most Troubled of All Possible Musicals – KQED

2/3/15

Lamplighters glitter gaily in Bernstein’s Candide – Bachtrack

2/3/15

Candide’s Hard Naïveté – A Beast in a Jungle

2/3/15

Lamplighters’ Candide Sparkles Even in Clunky Version – San Francisco Classical Voice

2/1/15

Candide – Theatre Eddys

12/15/14

Iolanthe recording in Top Twelve releases of 2014 – Opera News

8/17/14

Piratical perfection reigns in Pirates of Penzance – The Daily Californian

8/17/14

The Pirates of Penzance by the Lamplighters is a rollicking fun evening – For All Events/Theatre World Internet Magazine

8/15/14

The 62nd Lamplighters season gets off to a delightful start – Examiner

8/14/14

Triumphant Pirates Land in Livermore – Livermore Independent

8/11/14

BWW Reviews: Pirates of Penzance a Glorious Thing! – Broadwayworld.com

8/7/14

Hail, hail, the gang’s all here! – Bay Area Reporter

8/6/14

Snapp Shots: Bay Area Lamplighters’ “Pirates” production dazzles – Contra Costa Times

8/4/14

Review: Pirates of Penzance another gem by Lamplighters – Mercury News

7/28/14

Audience Favorite: Pirates at Lamplighters – San Francisco Classical Voice

7/8/14

Young Vic at a crossroads as its audiences skew older – The Baltimore Sun

7/1/14

Gilbert, Sullivan and Me: A Brief Sojourn into British Silliness – Marina Times

6/26/14

Lamplighter Kids Take On G&S Scenes – San Francisco Classical Voice

5/14/14

Sullivan: Iolanthe CD Review – Opera News

3/3/14

A Sparkling Lavish Production of Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus – Talkin’ Broadway

2/23/14

Lamplighters Music Theater – Die Fledermaus – Peninsula Review

2/22/14

Lamplighters’ Die Fledermaus at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts – Repeat Performances

2/22/14

Johann Strauss’ ‘batty’ operetta fits comfortably into the Lamplighters style – Examiner

2/17/14

Lamplighters Music Theatre Die Fledermaus Review – A Delight – LA Splash

1/30/14

Die Fledermaus – A Hit by Strauss – Livermore Independent

1/27/14

Singing Praises: Fresh, Lively, Die Fledermaus – San Francisco Classical Voice

1/27/14

Die Fledermaus opens with usual Lamplighters flair – Benicia Herald

1/26/14

Die Fledermaus SF – Culture Vulture

10/1/13

Princess Ida CD Review – Opera News

8/15/13

Irresistible Iolanthe Coming to Livermore – The Independent

8/13/13

Gilbert & Sullivan’s Iolanthe in Mountain View – Peninsula Reviews

8/12/13

Review: Lamplighters Music Theatre delights with Iolanthe – Contra Costa Times

8/12/13

The Lamplighters’ Iolanthe Flies in with the Best – Broadway World

8/11/13

Iolanthe Review – A Gilbert and Sullivan Masterpiece – Splash Magazines

8/9/13

The Lamplighters’ Iolanthe – Repeat Performances

8/8/13

Fairies, Queens, et alia – Bay Area Reporter

8/6/13

Iolanthe – Walnut Creek patron reviews on Goldstar

8/5/13

Lamplighter’s Iolanthe a good bedtime story – Benicia Herald

8/5/13

Iolanthe – culturevulture.net

8/2/13

All Eyes on Lamplighter’s Iolanthe – San Francisco Classical Voice

8/2/13

Lamplighters’ Ida: A Royal Recording – San Francisco Classical Voice

8/1/13

Iolanthe – San Francisco Classical Voice

7/31/13

The State of the Arts – KDFC

7/24/13

Snapp Shots: Bay Area’s Lamplighters world’s best Gilbert & Sullivan company- Contra Costa Times

7/19/13

Lamplighters’ 61st season to begin next month – Examiner.com

3/23/13

Sorcerer Review – Lamplighters excel in seldom-heard early Gilbert and Sullivan opera – L.A. Splash

3/21/13

Love Potion #9 – Bay Area Reporter

3/19/13

Lamplighters delights with semi-staged The Sorcerer – San Jose Mercury News

3/19/13

The Sorcerer is Full of Magic – Broadway World

3/13/13

Lamplighters Music Theatre Celebrates 60th Anniversary with The Sorcerer – San Francisco Informer Magazine

3/12/13

Sorcerer Coming and Going – San Francisco Classical Voice

2/26/13

Princess Ida Review – Lamplighters do it again – Splash Magazines

2/19/13

Williams New Yeoman of the G&S Guard – San Francisco Classical Voice

2/4/13

Gilbert & Sullivan — Princess Ida at Yerba Buena Center – Peninsula Review

2/2/13

Lamplighters’ Fabulous Princess Ida – San Francisco Classical Voice

1/31/13

Women’s liberationist – Bay Area Reporter

1/28/13

Lamplighters’ Princess Ida Offers Best of Gilbert and Sullivan – BroadwayWorld.com

8/17/12

Review: A Magnificent Mikado – Livermore Independent

8/13/12

Review: Lamplighters Music Theatre opens 60th year with The Mikado – Stark Insider

8/2/12

When Nanki-Poo met Yum-Yum: Lamplighters’ The Mikado begins its Bay Area run – Bay Area Reporter

8/2/12

Preview – Lamplighters brings The Mikado to Napa – Napa Valley Register

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