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2011 (4) - The Gondoliers

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The Gondoliers

5 Performances only, Alexander Theatre, Monash University
October 15, 21 & 22 2011 at 8.00 PM
October 15, 22 at 2.00 PM

View a promotional video of this production here.

One Performance only at the Mechanics Hall, Murtoa.
Saturday October 29 at 8.00PM
Tickets are available at the door on the night, or from Terry Tyler at Tyler's Hardware in Murtoa. Phone number 5385-2285.

The Gondoliers was Gilbert and Sullivan's last major success. Set in picturesque Venice in the late 19th century and the island of Barataria, it tells the topsy-turvy tale of the young Prince of Barataria being left in the foster care of a gondolier who mixes him up with his own son. The boys grow up as happy gondoliers and take a pretty wife each before they are told that one of them is now the King. Confusion follows when it is revealed that the Prince was already married in infancy! This is Sullivan's sunniest music, and Gilbert created a wealth of funny and original characters.

CAST
The Duke of Plaza-Toro John Larcombe
Luiz Austin Moore
Don Alhambra del Bolero Gianfranco Filonzi
Marco Palmieri Robert Barbaro
Giuseppe Palmieri Bruce Raggatt
Antonio Torquil Syme
Giorgio Ben Klein
Annibale Robert Moroni
The Duchess of Plaza-Toro Rosalynd Smith
Casilda Cassandra Beckitt,
Colleen Arnott (Oct 22 matinee Oct 29 evening)
Gianetta Felicity Caterer
Tessa Ilsa Cook
Fiametta Colleen Arnott
Vittoria Jasmine Hulme
Giulia Naomi Hyndman
Inez Anna Castle
A Chorus of Gondolieri, Contadine, Men-at-Arms, Heralds, Pages
Jacinta Anderson, Anna Castle, Gemma Considine, Judy Hall, Anne Kerin, Pam Leeding, Jade Schloss, Lisa Steinmetz, Michael Behan, James Emmett, Tom Gibson, Ken Knight, Simon Messer, Robert Moroni, Jamie Tampion, James Thomas, Henry Turner, Ken Widdowson.
Director
James Wright
Musical Director
John Ferguson