NY G&S Players to Stage Yeomen, Mikado and Rose of Persia Jan. 5-14

News   NY G&S Players to Stage Yeomen, Mikado and Rose of Persia Jan. 5-14
The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players will stage The Yeomen of the Guard, The Mikado, and a one-night special performance of The Rose of Persia for its 33rd season Jan. 5-14, 2007, at City Center.

The productions are conducted and directed by Albert Bergeret and use a 25-piece orchestra.

The Yeomen of the Guard features Stephen Quint as Jack Point, Keith Jurosko as The Lieutenant, Richard Holmes as Sgt. Meryll and Angela Smith as Dame Carruthers.

The Mikado has Keith Jurosko as The Mikado, Laurelyn Watson as Yum-Yum, Michael Scott Harris as Nanki-Poo, Stephen Quint as Ko-Ko and Louis Dall’Ava as Pooh-Bah.

The Rose of Persia features David Wannen as The Sultan, Laurelyn Watson as Rose-In-Bloom, Michael Scott Harris as Yussuf the Storyteller and Kimberly Bennett as Heart’s Desire. All casting is subject to change.

The productions will have costumes by Gail J. Wofford, lights by Sally Small and scenery by the director-conductor Bergeret. The series also includes Family Overtures, a special matinee series designed to introduce children to Gilbert and Sullivan.

The full schedule is:

Yeomen of the Guard: Jan. 5 at 8 PM, Jan. 7 at 3 PM, Jan. 13 at 8 PM
The Mikado: Jan. 6 at 2 PM and 8 PM, Jan. 9 at 7 PM, Jan. 13 at 2 PM, Jan. 14 at 3 PM
The Rose of Persia: Jan. 11 at 8 PM
Family Overtures: Jan. 6 at 12:45 PM prior to the 2 PM matinee of The Mikado and Jan. 7 at 1:45 PM prior to the 3 PM matinee of The Yeomen of the Guard.

City Center is on West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues. For tickets and more information call CityTix at (212) 581-1212 or visit www.nycitycenter.org.

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