On the surface, this cheery British story, concocted by two Americans, teaches a simple economic truth – if your customers don’t want what you’re making, stop making it and, instead, make a product they actually want.
"Pirates of Penzance" is one of the most famous and favoured of Gilbert & Sullivan's comic operas.
This is now the second company in South Australia to take on Stephen Schwartz’s famous tale of two witches from Oz, after Matt Byrne Media’s premiere last year,
The Gondoliers was Gilbert and Sullivan's last great success, but as the G&S Society of South Australia celebrate their 75th anniversary, they show that there's still plenty of life left in the old boys yet.
As difficult as birdies and eagles are to find when you really want one when on a golf course, fairies are even more rare, except in this operetta.