Thu, 28 Apr

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Tarantara! Tarantara! - Theatre Night

Presented by the Gilbert & Sullivan Society

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Tarantara! Tarantara! - Theatre Night

Time & Location

28 Apr, 5:45 pm – 9:45 pm

Adelaide, 111 Hutt St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

About the event

The musical play tells the story of the famous Gilbert and Sullivan partnership: the meeting, the association with D'Oyly Carte, the mounting success, the divergencies of temperament and conflicting ambitions, Gilbert's obsession with his "lozenge" story and the trouble it caused. Sullivan's lavish social life and its disruptive consequences, his ill health, the famous tragi-comic quarrel over a new carpet for the theatre - these and many other episodes are covered.

Musical excerpts from the well-known operas are threaded into the story. The entire cast, including Carte, Gilbert and Sullivan, participate in these interludes, singing the various parts, and they also take on numerous supernumerary characters such as critics, friends, acquaintances etc.

Guests will need to arrive at the Club at 1745 to have a two-course dinner with Club beverages before heading to the theatre at 1900. The Arts Theatre is located on Angas Street, a 10-minute walk from the Club. Members may organise transport if required via taxi or carpooling with other members.

**NOTE: Please be aware that the Arts Theatre has adopted a Double Vaccination Policy**

Time: 1745 arrival (see below for full schedule)

Dress: Jacket and Tie

Price: $112.00 (includes ticket)

RSVP: Till booked out, limited tickets available

SCHEDULE

1745 Arrive at the Club

1800 Dinner

1900 Walk to Theatre

1930 Theatre Begins

2230 Evening concludes

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