Paul Hyde | Greenville News There’s a moment in Greenville Light Opera Works’ production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s “The Mikado” that, by itself, is worth the price of admission. The Lord High Executioner, Ko-Ko (superbly played by DeMar Neal), recites the famous List Song of people “who never would be missed.” In this updated version of the ditty,...
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Paul Hyde | GreenvilleOnline.com When in doubt, blame it on the champagne. That’s the deepest moral one is likely to divine in “Die Fledermaus” (“The Bat”), Johann Strauss Jr.’s witty 1874 operetta which is enjoying an appropriately frothy staging by Greenville Light Opera Works at Centre Stage.
Paul Hyde | Talk Greenville Magazine Artistically, Greenville has it all: museums, galleries, several theaters, choral ensembles, two ballet companies, a fine regional symphony orchestra, Broadway touring productions and excellent performing venues, including the first-rate Peace Center. Until recently, however, something was missing: opera.