In its 33rd year, the Connecticut Gilbert & Sullivan Society … known for its professional-caliber productions with full orchestra, sets and costumes … presents The Yeomen of the Guard, an opera set in the Tower of London in Tudor England.
This performance will be held Oct. 19 and 20. Please note that CGSS has relocated its performance venue to Valley Regional High School, 256 Kelsey Hill Road, in Deep River, CT.
For tickets, please visit http://ctgands.org/ or call 1-800-866-1606.
The Yeomen of the Guard features artists from East Hampton (Beth Folta, Erica Folta, Victoria Kelpen), Middle Haddam (Tim Throckmorton), East Haddam (director Bob Cumming, and singers Marylin Currier and Bill Faye).
Other principal roles are sung by Mike Reynolds (Meriden), Dave Henderson (Middletown), Hartley Horn (Lyme), Laurie Weissbrot (Glastonbury), John Freedman (Preston), Renee Haines (Southington), Julie Rumbold (Simsbury), Kim Stoner (New Haven), DeniseShultzman (Groton), Kay Pere (Mystic), supported by Stefano Saykaly (No. Haven), Noelle Currie (Bristol), Karla McClain (Cromwell) and Gala Herdman (Middletown).
Supporting roles are taken by Valerie and Garry Jacobsen and Nathan Wise (Old Saybrook), Sam Webster and Bonnie-Jean Connal (Branford), Mark Callahan (Hartford), David Cutts (Glastonbury), Dave Unsworth (Cromwell) and Tom Speer (Madison).
Musical Director Dr. John Dreslin (Stonington) will conduct. Sets are by Bill Sorensen (Guilford).
Posted October 10, 2013
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