Libretto by W.S.GILBERT
Music by ARTHUR SULLIVAN


Set in Venice, and a balmy isle in the Mediterranean, this is the quintessential light opera of mixed up babies at birth, set to “the happiest music ever written by an Englishman”. Cachucha, fandango, bolero, Sullivan was truly inspired to write such delicious Italian and Spanish melodies. Gilbert’s satire of Republicanism is still as fresh today as ever. “When everyone is somebody then no one’s anybody”.

Marco and Giuseppe have just married their sweethearts,
Gianetta and Tessa, who they won in a game of blind-man’s-buff!
On their wedding night however, the Grand Inquisitor informs
them that one of them is the rightful King of Barataria.
Furthermore, he, whoever he is, was married in infancy to Casilda
– the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Plaza-Toro – who
have just arrived in Venice to claim their daughter’s husband.

Starring:

RON PIDCOCK – LYNLEE WILLIAMS – LAURA SLAVIN – EMILIE WASHINGTON
STEPHEN CAROLANE – DANIEL FELTON – ISABELLE MAZZARELLA – ANDREW ALESI
NICK SHARMAN – MARISA PANZARIN

and featuring:

ANNA CASTLE – EMMA SUTCLIFFE
AMANDA RASMUSSAN – KEVIN YAP – ED BURGER
SAM HARGREAVES – JAMIE TAMPION – RODNEY GARRATT

This will be a splendid New Production with lavish new sets and gorgeous costumes.

“The partnership of Robert Ray and John Ferguson must have been made in G&S heaven” – Theatre Australia 

Director & Choreographer: ROBERT RAY
Musical Direction: JOHN FERGUSON
Lighting Design: FRANCIS CROESE
Scenic Artwork: JOSEPHINE COBB

PERFORMANCES

INGLEWOOD TOWN HALL

Summer 2022

One regional performance at the magnificent Inglewood Town Hall
25 Verdon St, Inglewood, Victoria
Curtain up at 2:30pm, tickets at the door from 1:30pm, or prebook at Trybooking – Tickets not on sale yet.
With the GSOV Chorus, and Accompanied by GEOFFREY URQUHART.

The ALEXANDER THEATRE

Summer 2022

4 Performances at the Alexander Theatre
Monash University, Clayton, VIctoria
With the GSOV Chorus and Orchestra

Running time 2.5 hours approx
(1 Interval)

 

Free undercover parking

Enquiries: 0490 465 009, tickets@gsov.org.au


Working within the COVID-19 Policy of the Venue, the Box Office for this show will open in 2022

 

 

CORINELLA PUBLIC HALL

TBA

One Concert Performance
Corinella Public Hall, Smythe Street, Corinella