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ARTHUR SULLIVAN CLASSIC PRODUCTION

THIS WEEKEND !

 

Saturday, March 4 at 7:30pm & Sunday, March 5 at 3pm

Worley Barton Theater at Brentwood Christian School
11908 N. Lamar | Map

 


or call 1-800-838-3006

Tickets $15 for General Admission, $10 for Students. VIP tickets, available for $50, include reserved seating of your choice, recognition as a sponsor in playbill, and reserved parking.
All tickets subject to a service charge.
Tickets at the door: $20 General Admission - $15 Students
 

DON'T MISS THIS AUSTIN PREMIERE !

 
We are proud to present “Cox and Box” as our 2017 Mid-Season Special Production. First performed in 1866, it was Arthur Sullivan’s first comic opera, and this may be the first full-length production ever in Austin of this little gem. There will be two performances of this tuneful, colorful, and highly entertaining work—Saturday March 4 at 7:30pm, and Sunday March 5 at 3pm.

Sullivan cut his comic-operatic teeth on "Cox and Box" several years before he was introduced to W. S. Gilbert, and enlivened F. C. Burnand's libretto with operatic parodies, a sendup of Victorian drawing-room songs, and other memorable musical nonsense. It makes clear that the young musician's destiny was in composing for the comic-operatic stage.

The cast includes Julius Young as Cox, Andy Fleming as Box, and David Fontenot as Sergeant Bouncer. Ralph MacPhail, Jr. is Stage Director, with Jeffrey Jones-Ragona Music Director. Accompaniment is on the grand piano by the esteemed Jeanne Sasaki.

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CAST ANNOUNCED SOON

The Pirates of Penzance
 
Auditions for our Summer Grand Production of the classic "The Pirates of Penzance" have been completed. Our wonderful cast will be announced soon. Thank you to all that auditioned and for your affection for Gilbert & Sullivan.

GSA Artistic Director Ralph MacPhanil, Jr. returns for his 16th season, whille Jeffrey Jones-Ragona returns for his 20th season as Music Director.

"The Pirates of Penzance" opens June 15th, with 9 performances. Tickets go on sale soon.

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The Scholarship Committee of Gilbert & Sullivan Austin is pleased to announce that we will be awarding two $500 scholarships to deserving Central Texas individuals for the 2017-18 academic year. Click here for eligibility requirements and application information.

The application deadline is April 21st. Please spread the word among your colleagues and friends to encourage eligible applicants to apply.

For any questions regarding the scholarship or application process, please email scholarships@gilbertsullivan.org.

We look forward to announcing our scholarship recipients this summer!

 
 
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Mid-Season Special Production
"Cox and Box"
2 Performances
Saturday, March 4 at 7:30pm
Sunday, March 5 at 3pm

"The Pirates of Penzance" Preview
Sunday, May 21 at 3pm

Summer 2017 Grand Production
"The Pirates of Penzance"
June 15-25 - 9 Performances
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PO Box 684542 / Austin, Texas / 78768-4542 / 512.472.4772 / info@gilbertsullivan.org
 

This project is funded and supported in part by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department. Visit Austin at NowPlayingAustin.com

 

 

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