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Dress comfortable because you will be sitting a long time.
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Eat before you get there most venues only serve cookies and coffee.
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4.7 average rating
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5 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 02 2013

The Lamplighters deliver, as usual! This was a particularly funny show.

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 02 2013

As always the Lamplighters Music Theatre delivers!"Princess Ida" is a witty production, with lovely sets, colorful costumes, inventive staging, lively wit, beautiful... continued

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Website

http://www.lamplighters.org/season.html

Quotes & Highlights

This is the show that swept the awards at the International G&S Festival in Buxton, England: Best Production, Best Overseas Production, Best Director, Best Male Singer and Special Adjudicator’s Award for Costumes.
Read Goldstar member reviews the performances at the Lesher Center for the Arts.

Description

A 20-year-old treaty states that Princess Ida and Prince Hilarion are to marry when they come of age. That time has come, but Ida refuses to honor a commitment made on her behalf when she was an infant, and has gone off to the country to start a women’s university. There she teaches an interesting variation on Darwin’s theory: that man — not woman, just man — is descended from apes, and thus is inferior to women. The Prince, on the other hand, is an unabashed romantic, and decides to woo Ida and win her love. He and two friends make their way to the university, where they disguise themselves as women in order to enroll and get close to her…

About the Ticket Supplier: Lamplighters

Lamplighters Music Theatre is one of the oldest continuously performing theatres in the Bay Area, and the only year-round musical theatre company in San Francisco. Since the company's founding in 1952, they have produced the entire Gilbert and Sullivan canon as well as other light opera and musical theatre classics.