Tragic beheadings, daring escapes, and bad puns meet in the Tower of London...
Come relive our 2012 production of the G&S dark comedy, The Yeomen of the Guard, in a one-night-only performance! Regarded by many critics and fans to be the best opera by Gilbert & Sullivan, Yeomen exhibits the duo at their most operatic, most human, and most tragic. Our production features performers from such companies as the Blue Hill Troupe and NYGASP in what will be a true who's-who
of the NY opera and operetta communities.
Held at Utopia's usual home: Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College, our performance will be followed by a reception where you can chat with the performers and, at the Donor and Sponsor Levels, enjoy wine and hors-d'oeuvres (tickets for these refreshments can also be purchased the night of the show for $10)!
The Yeomen of the Guard by Gilbert & Sullivan
Jack Point: William Remmers
Elsie Maynard: Alexis Cregger
Colonel Fairfax: Cameron Smith
Phœbe Meryll: Eva Parr
Sergeant Meryll: Richard Holmes
Dame Carruthers: Sarah Marvel Bleasdale
Wilfred Shadbolt: Benjamin Spierman
Lieutenant: Alan Smulen
Leonard Meryll: Victor Ziccardi
Kate: Sarah Moulton Faux
1st Yeoman: Matthew Hughes
Chorus: Beatriz de Mello, Monica Hershenson Thuris, Eric Lamp
Pianist: Erica Rome
Cellist: James Pedersen
Stage and Music Direction: William Remmers
Includes VIP seating, Sponsor recognition in our 2015-2016 season programs, and automatic entry into a drawing for 2015-2016 season passes!
Includes admission to the performance, reception with complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres, and automatic entry into a drawing for 2 free tickets to our June production of Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos.
General Admission $20.00
Includes admission to the performance and reception. Wine and hors d'oeuvres may be purchased for $10.