Thursday, August 16, 2012
Mike or Ralph?
If Magic Mike had debuted in Victorian London India might have stepped out to see it, having, as she does, an appreciation for the male figure. Alas, she'd have to be content with Ralph Rackstraw from Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, which debuted at the Opera Comique in London on May 28,1878. Here's my favorite song, "Never Mind the Why and Wherefore."