Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Gilbert & Sullivan from Eschaton

On Hardball

note: the song - a nearly unsingable trio patter - is originally from Ruddigore... the vid is from Joseph Papp's production of Pirates into which the song has been placed (more than slightly rewritten... but still unsingable)... this particular clip features Rex Smith (Frederick), Kevin Kline (Pirate King), and Patricia Routledge (Ruth).

Just for fun - here's another version, with Angela Lansbury as Ruth:

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