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Gilbert And Sullivan Return To Dunedin

Gilbert And Sullivan Return To Dunedin At Labour Weekend 2003

"H.M.S. Pinafore" AND "The Pirates of Penzance" (Gilbert and Sullivan)

Two operas in the one season

with stunning young guest British tenor Stephen Brown in the roles of Ralph Rackstraw (“H.M.S. Pinafore”) and Frederic (“The Pirates of Penzance”)

and a line-up of Dunedin's finest performers in other Principal roles:

Darren Clark, Sarah Cuthbertson, Barry Dorking, Emma Fraser, Jan Harrington-Versteeg, Greg MacLeod, Lynley Masters, Harriet Moir, Vicki Payne, Jane Robertson, Geoff Smith, Dave Solomon, Tanara Stedman, Dougal Stevenson, Robert Tucker and Roger Wilson

with full mixed chorus

accompanied by the Southern Sinfonia

25 October to 8 November, 2003 Mayfair Theatre, Dunedin

“H.M.S. Pinafore”

Saturday 25 October at 8pm (GALA for Sponsors, Friends and Supporters) Sunday 26 October at 2.30pm Wednesday 5 November at 8pm Friday 7 November at 8pm Saturday 8 November at 2.30pm

“The Pirates of Penzance”

Friday 31 October at 8pm (GALA for Sponsors, Friends and Supporters) Saturday 1 November at 8pm Sunday 2 November at 2.30pm Tuesday 4 November at 8pm Saturday 8 November at 8pm

Bookings: Regent Theatre, Dunedin, tel. (03) 477 8597

The Dunedin productions of “H.M.S. Pinafore” and “The Pirates of Penzance”, opening at Labour Weekend 2003, feature the third and fourth Gilbert and Sullivan operas - each with a nautical theme - originally performed in 1878 and 1879-80. This is the second in a series of annual production seasons to be staged by the Really Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Performance Trust between 2002 and 2012. The Trust’s novel project is to present all the “Savoy” operas in historic sequence and in respectful but imaginative productions which attain the highest artistic level that can be managed. In September 2002, the Trust launched its cycle with enthusiastically received performances of “Trial By Jury” and “The Sorcerer”.

The Really Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Performance Trust

email: gns_dunedin@hotmail.com

www.gns-dunedin.org

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