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Young Vic goes for gorgeous music in 'The Gondoliers'

Young Vic goes for gorgeous music in 'The Gondoliers'

For the seventh time since 1971, when Young Victorian Theatre Company was launched in Baltimore to champion the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan, the company will present "The Gondoliers."

Devotees of the G&S canon will need no encouragement to catch the production, which opens Saturday at Roland Park Country School. Newcomers should find the piece an easy introduction to the genre's many charms.

"This is definitely one of Gilbert and Sullivan's best," says Brian Goodman, general manager of the Young Vic. "I love it — really, I'm not just saying that. There is nothing especially ingenious about the plot; it's a retread of Gilbert's earlier...