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Gilbert and Sullivan's Iolanthe

Lesher Center for the Arts - Hofmann Theater (Walnut Creek, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

23 ratings
4.7 average rating
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126 reviews
17 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

I have seen a number of Lamplighters productions at Lesher, and this was far and away the best. The fairies were really really good, as was Robby Stafford as Mountararat. A very funny and charming performance.

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
107 events
82 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

The live music was superb. This is a great chance to see one of the lesser known G&S shows. The political barbs are as true today as they were when they were written.

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104 events
36 reviews
24 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

The singing was excellent. Not yet fully rehearsed, but wonderful energy.

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11 reviews
11 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

Absolutely amazing performance. Singing, dancing, sets, orchestra were all perfect. And what a great story Iolanthe is - probably something Congress should be forced to... continued

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10 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

Great show. Energetic lively cast made it an enjoyable performance where the time flies by. Queen steals the show.

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8 reviews
23 stars
attended Aug 02 2013

Excellent production. Iolanthe is one of the cleverest of G&S operas. It is a pure pleasure to hear first-rate voices without amplification, an experience we are seldom... continued

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7 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

Great show and cast. Strong and lovely voices (no microphones)

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

Absolutely delightful...Grinned from beginning to end interspersed with laughing out loud. Costumes, staging, acting, singing and orchestra all wonderful. And great venue! Will go to more of these!

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168 reviews
129 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

We loved it! We got there early and can read so we got in free to the art exhibit at the Lesher Center. It was a lovely day. What a great performance! Such opulent costumes, actors, and scenery. Yeah the Lamplighters!!!

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45 reviews
9 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

The very best of G&S. Terrific cast, sets, orchestra.

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fjm
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35 reviews
15 stars
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24 reviews
6 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

Great costumes, good orchestra, lovely voices and a very funny story. What wasn't to like?

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29 events
18 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

If not the best, it's close to the best performance of Iolanthe I've seen despite that Lord Chancellor left out a line of his patter song (which nobody noticed until he brought it to our attention).

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8 reviews
16 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

Excellent, funny show. The cast was first rate!

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

I was pleasantly surprise how great this show is. The libretto is phenomenal, the melody is haunting, excellent singers, and whimsical characters. This is a must see show.

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

the show was a lot of fun and well done. people around me were laughing and enjoying the show which i did too. the lamplighters never fail to put on a great show and the gilbert and sullivan material is a favorite.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Aug 04 2013

An excellent musical experience. Wonderful singing, delightful costuming and sets, beautiful orchestral accompaniment

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1 review
0 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

Fun show- well staged. and we got good seats thru Goldstar!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Aug 03 2013

This was a terrific production of Iolanthe. The lead singers had wonderful voices and acting skills as well. This is a fine venue for this type of production. The side... continued

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