Stage Director: Barbara Heroux • Music Director/Conductor: Baker Peeples
The fascinating story of the artistic collaboration of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan as told in their own words through their letters and diaries, with musical highlights from all 13 of their comic operas. Conceived, written and directed by Artistic Director Emeritus, Barbara Heroux, this Lamplighters Original will feature a salon orchestra conducted by Baker Peeples, and a cast of familiar and well-loved Lamplighter performers. Longtime fans will learn something new, and it’s a great way to introduce new friends to the world of Gilbert & Sullivan.
Tickets: 415-392-4400 or cityboxoffice.com
Saturday April 22, 8pm
Sunday April 23, 2pm
Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek
Tickets: 925-943-7469 or lesherartscenter.org
Thursday May 4, 8pm
Menlo-Atherton Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets: 415-227-4797 or brownpapertickets.com
Sunday May 14, 3PM
1998 Bay Area Theatre Critic's Circle Award for Best Original Musical
Arthur Sullivan: Jonathan Spencer
Sonia Gariaeff, Patrick Hagen, William Neely, Erin O’Meally,
Cary Ann Rosko, Robby Stafford, Chris Uzelac
An intimate afternoon with Lamplighter performers old and new, with music, song and laughter, and behind-the-scenes insights, reminiscences and recollections.
The event will feature a selection of highlights from the Lamplighters 2016/17 Season (The (New) Mikado, A Night at the Mint, Patience and A Song to Sing, O!), and will preview some favorite numbers from the upcoming 2017/18 Season (The Yeomen of the Guard, The Gondoliers, and an Iolanthe Singalong). Also included is a high quality catered buffet with fine wines.
This is a wonderful opportunity to sing and laugh with some of your Lamplighter favorites, and participate in the raffle and live auction to help support our upcoming season. It's Too Much Happiness!
Tickets: 415-227-4797 or squareup.com/market/lamplighters
Sunday May 21, 4pm