We're thrilled to announce the Longwood Opera/New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society Last Minute Light Opera performance of "The Mikado"! Join us on Sunday, June 5 at 2:30 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 1132 Highland Avenue, in Needham, MA for our ninth collaboration and an amazing cast. The audience is the chorus, so bring your scores and sing along from your seats! Costumes and kids are always welcome. Admission is free, but donations to our worthy organizations are always gratefully accepted at the door, and we will follow this performance with our official Annual Meeting to elect new Board Members. We look forward to having you join us in the town of Titipu!
Conductor - Thomas B. Dawkins
Piano - Jim Hay
Koko - Tom Frates (cover Jon Saul)
Pooh Bah - Lonnie Powell (cover Randy Glidden)
Pish Tush - Steve Lebron (cover Tim Daughters)
Nanki Poo - Ethan Butler (cover Tom Ostrowski)
Mikado - Tony Parkes (cover Art Dunlap)
Yum Yum - Connell Benn (cover Linda Barbieri)
Pitti Sing - Shannon Lebron (cover Kaori Emery)
Peep Bo - Angela Jajko (cover Lisa Pierce-Goldstein)
Katisha - Kate Meifert (cover Carolyn Kelly Schwartz)
Go-To - Larry Millner
We're thrilled to announce a Greater Worcester Opera/New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society Last Minute Light Opera performance of "The Gondoliers"! Join us on Saturday, March 5th at 6:00 p.m. at 65 Briarwood Circle in Worcester, MA, to see one of Gilbert & Sullivan's funniest shows about kings, switched babies, starcrossed lovers, and Venice. Ah, Venice. The audience is the chorus, so bring your scores and sing along from your seats! Costumes and kids are always welcome. Admission is free, but donations to our worthy organizations are always gratefully accepted at the door. Many of our talented performers are from the NEGASS Ensemble which recently appeared on the national radio show Says You!, so don't miss them together onstage again. It will be an amazing show!
Cast List below
We are very pleased to announce that the New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society will be performing on the national radio show Says You! The shows will be recorded on January 2nd and 3rd in Weston, MA, and tickets are available to be a part of the studio audience. So follow the link to get tickets and come join us - Angela Jajko, Rebecca Hains, Tom Frates, Elaine B. Crane, Christine Petkus, Susan Craft Larson, Shannon Bullis Lebron, Steve Lebron, Tony Parkes, Randy Glidden, Martha Birnbaum, Lonnie Powell, David Bell, Brad Amidon, Connell West Benn, Kaori Emery, Lisa Pierce-Goldstein, Larry Millner, Katherine Engel Meifert with the baton and the incomparable Thomas B Dawkins at the piano for some amazing shows!
Update: Tune in for the next four weekends on WGBH 89.7 in the Boston area, 8pm on Saturdays and 2pm on Sundays, to hear the New England Gilbert and Sullivan Society Ensemble on Says You! More details regarding broadcast times throughout the U S. and by podcast can be found at www.saysyou.net.