Calendar of Local Gilbert and Sullivan Events
August 2004 The Trumpet Bray
Glimmerglass Opera of Cooperstown, NY presents PATIENCE, in repertory with other works, between July 2 and August 24, 2002. TSW has read a highly favorable review of their production. Visit www.glimmerglass.org/ or phone (607) 547-2255 for more info.
MIT Gilbert & Sullivan Players’ Fall show will be IOLANTHE. Producers: Nick Bozard and Garry Zacheiss; Stage Director: Brian Bermack; Music Director: Jimmy Jia; Vocal Directors: Jessica Raine and Matthew Morse.
Auditions are September 8 and 9, 7-10pm. Callbacks Sept. 11, 2-5pm (if needed). Rehearsals begin Sept. 13. Performances will be November 12, 13, 4, 18, 19, 20 and 21.
October 2, 1888, Yeomen of the Guard opens
Carl Rosa Opera is touring Australia, not the U.S., with PINAFORE this fall. For more info visit their web site: www.carlrosaopera.co.uk/
Connecticut G&S Society plans MIKADO Nov. 13 and 14 at 2pm and Nov. 12 and 13 at 8pm at Middletown High School. Conductor: John Dreslin; Director: Bob Cumming. [Inside info: Katisha is Linda Nadeau!] For more info, within CT call 1-800-866-1606; or out of state call 1-860-873-2832 - or email Bob Cumming at firstname.lastname@example.org
November 17, 1877, The Sorcerer opens
THESPIS and TRIAL in IL: MITG&SP/NEGASS member Ezra Peisach is spreading the word about the Savoy-aires of Evanston, IL, who are planning a double bill of THESPIS & TRIAL in October 2004.
Valley Light Opera of Amherst, MA will present RUDDIGORE November 5, 6, 7, 12, and 13, at Amherst Regional High School. More info: http://www.vlo.org/
The Raylynmor Opera of Keene, NH, will perform RUDDIGORE (or The Witch’s Curse) November 19, 20 and 21. More info: email@example.com.
The Sudbury Savoyards’ winter show will be MIKADO. Directors: Kathy Lague (stage) and Steve Malionek (music). Auditions will be held in early to mid November, and performances the last two weekends in February 2005.
Harvard-Radcliffe G&SP's fall show will be PIRATES, directed by Ashley Horan and Mark Musico. Performances: Dec. 2-5 and 9-11. For info, visit http://hcs.harvard.edu/~hrgsp/nextshow.html or contact Michael Lynch, firstname.lastname@example.org
Belmont Open Sings, under the auspices of the Powers School of Music, will hold a sing-along MIKADO on Sunday, January 23, 2005, at the Payson Park Church in Belmont, with the usual full orchestra. See their web page for more information: www.powersmusic.org/belmontopensings.html
ACROSS THE WATER: The Gilbert & Sullivan Society [Yes, THE Gilbert & Sullivan Society] Weekend at Grim’s Dyke (Gilbert’s last home), Harrow Weald, Middlesex. April 1-3 2005. With talks, performances, videos, and a sing-through of PIRATES. (Must be applied for and paid by Feb. 1st). Email Skyler Wrench for more info, email@example.com.
: ) : ) : o: ) : ) : ) : o: ) : ) : ) : o: ) : ) : )
: o : )