Thank you so much to everyone who has auditioned over the last few days - we've seen so much talent and made some tough decisions, but without further ado, here is our cast list for The Gondoliers 2017! Marco Palmieri - Jacob Taylor Giuseppe Palmieri - Dan Wade Gianetta - Amy Pezet Tessa - Libby … Continue reading Cast List for The Gondoliers 2017!
We would like to give a warm welcome to all new members of our society, may that be freshers, 2nd years, 3rd years or PhD students. We hope you are all as excited for the next year as we are! A little introduction - Gilbert & Sullivan operettas are very silly shows, somewhere between musical … Continue reading Welcome to the Society!
Grab your boaters and oars, we’re off to Venice for the Gilbert & Sullivan Society’s 2017 Main Show - The Gondoliers! The show will be in late Spring Term - exact dates TBC. Principal auditions will be held in Week 2 of Autumn Term, on the following dates: Thursday 6th October: 5pm-7.30pm - AEW/110 Friday … Continue reading Auditions for The Gondoliers 2017!
Hello there G&Sers! We're here, we're here, we're finally here! The day is upon us and we were all up bright and early to get to Harrogate and finally see our wonderful set, courtesy of the Savoy theatre. Our tech run went amazingly and the orchestra is sounding beautiful (the overture is in full swing … Continue reading Harrogate 2016 – Monday update (SHOW DAY!)
Hello there G&Sers! just a short update today as we're incredibly busy in the run up to the show (it's tomorrow AAAAAAHHH!). Yesterday comprised mainly of running both acts and working on some individual elements to get them as polished as possible ready for the festival. Seeing the whole show come together was a wonderful … Continue reading Harrogate 2016 – Saturday Update
Hey there G&Sers, it's your friendly neighbourhood webmasters here with another daily update! And oh what a day it was. We tackled the mammoth task that is the Act 1 Finale and several hours, many "happy lilies", a plethora of"bad baronets", and a cheeky little hornpipe later it is done! We also ran through some ghostly … Continue reading Harrogate 2016 – Friday Update
Good morning G&Sers, we're back with another daily update to brighten up your day! Yesterday we had an exciting arrival in the form of Adrian, who is playing our "Old Adam" for this production, so we have been greatly enjoying running through his scenes and fitting him into our group numbers. to herald his arrival … Continue reading Harrogate 2016 – Thursday Update
It's full steam ahead here in York (so much so that I forgot to publish this until the afternoon, sorry) but never fear, your daily update is here! Yesterday we finished the Act 2 Finale in record time and began tackling the herculean task that is the Act 1 finale. Fun fact: it's almost 15 consecutive … Continue reading Harrogate 2016 – Wednesday Update
Good morning to you G&Sers, it's that time again. What time, you ask? well, time for another daily update! Things are coming along swimmingly with many of the scenes beginning to take shape very quickly and several looking quite polished already (if we say so ourselves, and we do) to round off this update, as … Continue reading Harrogate 2016 – Tuesday Update
Greetings and Salutations Gilberts and/or Sullivans! Harrogate week is upon us and rehearsals are already in full swing, with new cast members (hooray!), role changes (Double Hooray!) and new choreography to learn (not quite so hooray). We're going to be in for a busy few days getting up to speed, but things are already looking … Continue reading Harrogate 2016 – Monday Update