THE SORCERER by Troupers Light Opera,
CT April 1, 2, 3 (matinee), 8, 9, 2005
at New Canaan High School, New Canaan, Connecticut. Stage director: Andrea
Andresakis. Music director: Christopher James Hisey.
Most of the cast of this did a concert performance of it at the last
NY G&S Society meeting, and were highly praised! -tswhttp://trouperslightopera.org/Troupers/
April 3, 1880, The Pirates of Penzance
opens in London
April 23, 1881, Patience opens
The Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players present PRINCESS
IDA on ...
Thursday, April 7 8pm (Black Tie Opening)
Friday, April 8 8pm
Saturday, April 9 2pm (Milk and Cookies Matinee)
Sat., April 9 8pm
Sunday, April 10 2pm
Thurs., April 14 8pm
Friday, April 15 8pm
Sat., April 16 2pm
Sat., April 16 8pm (Hack Night)
Produced by Jessica Bloom '07, Celia Maccoby
'07, and MargaretMaloney '06
Directed by Charlie Miller '08 and Ben Green
Agassiz Theater, Radcliffe Yard, Cambridge, MA
The Harvard Box Office is at (617) 496-2222.
Lowell Opera Company holds a Gilbert and Sullivan
on Sunday April 24th, 2005, 2:00 pmLowell Senior Center,
276 Broadway, Lowell, MA.
Tickets $15, or $10 for students/seniors. "Join us for a delightful
afternoon of music and singalongs from all your favorite G&S shows!"
Refreshments available: Tea, scones, and finger sandwiches (what?
No gay Sally Lunns? –tsw). Visit their website at www.operalowell.org.
Mass Theatrica presents Operetta Favourites
featuring Karen Fanale, Meredith Lavine,
Angeliki Theoharis, Alex Lucchesi, David
Walther and other Boston area artists, with Bradley Pennington,
piano, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Brookline, MA on Friday,
April 15, 2005 at 8:00 pm. This concert will offer favorite
songs and duets from the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan to Victor Herbert.
Admission is $15 and $12 seniors and students. There is free on-street
parking and the church is wheel-chair accessible. For more information,
please call 508-757-8515, email us at email@example.com
or visit our webpage: www.masstheatrica.org
MIT Gilbert and Sullivan Players will perform
THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD
Friday, April 29, 8pm
Saturday, April 30, 8pm
Sunday, May 1, 2pm Matinee
Thursday, May 5, 8pm
Friday, May 6, 8pm
Saturday, May 7, 8pm
Sunday, May 8, 2pm Matinee
All performances will take place in La Sala de Puerto Rico (2nd floor
MIT Student Center, on Mass Ave just north of the Charles River)
A number of NEGASSers are involved: Tom Dawkins is
the Music Director, Dave Leigh is Sergeant Meryll, Deb
Sager and Jess Raine are in the chorus, and
T. Skyler Wrench is The Second Citizen/chorus. SavoyNetter
Jonathan Ichikawa is Jack Point.
KENNETH SANDFORD Memorial Service in London,
This will be at St Paul's, Covent Garden ("The Actor's
Church") on Friday, May 6th, 2005. The church website
says that memorial services usually start at noon and last about 50 minutes.
Check time closer to the date. All are welcome.
GRAHAM WRIGHT in two concert G&S operas:
First, he sings the Pirate King in PIRATES OF PENZANCE
with the Paul Madore Chorale on May 14 in
Then in July, he’s the Boatswain in HMS
PINAFORE with Opera by the Bay, with Richard
Conrad as the Captain, Keith Jurusko as Sir
Joseph, Beth Canterbury as Josephine, Jason McStoots
as Ralph, and Beth MacLeod as Little Buttercup. http://www.southshoreconservatory.org/eus.htm
May 13, 1842, Arthur Sullivan is born
May 25, 1878, H.M.S. Pinafore opens
May 27, 1883, Sullivan is knighted
May 29, 1911, W.S. Gilbert dies
June 30, 1907, Gilbert is knighted
WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS G&S SING June 24 & 25, 2005. 297 Main Street, Northampton,
MA (Edwards Church).
Music only, with the audience as chorus -- please bring scores
if you have them.
Registration will be $20.
We need to get a headcount of probable participants -- please
email Jacqueline Haney Kidwell at ValleyLightOpera@yahoo.com
with "Sing-Out" in the subject line.
Conductors, accompanists and roles will be arranged soon --
please let us know in your email what you're interested in doing.
- 6:30 -- gather & mingle;
- 7:30 -- HMS PINAFORE;
- Afterwards: adjourn to a local establishment for beverages and
- 9:00 -- bagels, coffee, and orange juice;
- 10:00 -- THE SORCERER ;
- noon -- lunch break (there are a number of great restaurants within
3 blocks) ;
- 2:00 – RUDDIGORE;
- 4:00 – THE MIKADO;
- 6:00 -- potluck supper (bring a dish or chip in for the entrées)
- 7:30 -- potluck entertainment (bring your parody, "party
piece" or favorite number); then adjourn to a local establishment
for beverages and chat Sunday: all who can stay will meet for brunch at
a local establishment.
COLLEGE LIGHT OPERA: G&S on Cape Cod
The CLOC summer season in Falmouth, MA, includes two Savoy Operas, as
well as many non-G&S goodies! The dates of the G&S are: June 28- July 2THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE July 26-30RUDDIGORE www.collegelightopera.com
Highfield Theatre, Falmouth - Cape Cod, MA 02541
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