The Gondoliers. or The King of Barataria
by Gilbert & Sullivan Austin
Feb. 27 - Feb. 28 (2016)
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Austin presents its summer 2016 grand production of The Gondoliers; or, The King of Barataria. Nine performances will be presented at the Worley Barton Theater at Brentwood Christian School, June 16-26, 2016.
The Gondoliers premiered at the Savoy Theatre in December of 1889. The twelfth of the fourteen collaborations by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, it showcases them at the height of their talents. The opera is a feast for the eyes, the ears, and the heart!
As GSSA artistic director Ralph MacPhail, Jr. takes a well-deserved sabbatical summer, Michelle Haché will serve as stage director in his stead. Michelle, winner of two B. Iden Payne awards for her G&S roles, is highly esteemed in the central Texas theatre community for her work both on the stage and in directorial roles. Jeffrey Jones-Ragona returns for his 19th season as Music Director. Bill Hatcher returns as Production Manager.
Auditions February 27 & 28 -- SIGN UP TODAY !
Auditions are by appointment only
Call Pat Turpin at 512-963-9021 (7am-8pm) or email her email@example.com to reserve a time slot.
Ten performances at Worley Barton Theatre, Brentwood Christian School, June 16 - 26, 2016
Auditions held in room A-130 on the Campus of Brentwood Christian School - 11908 N. Lamar
|The Duke of Plaza-Toro (comic baritone)
Luiz, his Attendant (lyric baritone or tenor)
Don Alhambra del Bolero, the Grand Inquisitor (bass-baritone)
Marco Palmieri, Venetian Gondolier (tenor)
Giuseppe Palmieri, Venetian Gondolier (baritone)
Antonio, Venetian Gondolier (baritone)
Francesco, Venetian Gondolier (tenor)
Giorgio, Venetian Gondolier (bass)
Annibale, Venetian Gondolier (speaking role/chorus)
The Duchess of Plaza-Toro (contralto)
Casilda, her Daughter (soprano)
Gianetta, Contadina (soprano)
Tessa, Contadina (mezzo-soprano)
Fiametta, Contadina (soprano)
Vittoria, Contadina (mezzo-soprano)
Giulia, Contadina (mezzo-soprano or soprano)
Inez, the King's Foster-mother (contralto)
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