Brian S. Goodman

General Manager

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GONDOLIERS CAST ANNOUNCED

Brian Goodman Announces Most Major Roles Filled for 2014

Says General Manager Brian S. Goodman, "I am pleased to announce that we have selected an extremely strong core cast for our Summer 2014 production of The Gondoliers, the last great work in the G&S canon.  This operetta features much beautiful and melodious music from one of Sullivan’s lush scores, as well as the wonderful cachuca dance.  Stage Director Jim Harp and conductor Philip Collister will also return for our 44th season."

Says Goodman, "I also want to take this opportunity to thank Roland Park Country School again for welcoming us to their wonderful Sinex Auditorium. Last summer, for Pinafore, the acoustics, real orchestra pit and stage size all proved to be great for both the performers and the audience, and we are happy to be returning in 2014 to what is now officially our new home.

For the CAST LIST, please consult the Meet the Cast page.

Our On-Line BOX OFFICE Is Now Open!

The 2014 Season again features on-line ticket sales, and you can select your exact seat for all performances!

Our BOX OFFICE page gives all the details and lots of additional important information, including drop-off access, Special Needs seating, Box Office hours, and more!

We Need Your Support.

The cost of mounting quality productions is ever mounting, and we have all read of so many musical theatres and opera companies folding in this tight economic age. Through careful planning, wise investing and solid management, the Young Vic is fiscally sound and is honored to be Baltimore’s longest tenured musical theatre.

hms pinafore young vic july 2013Last year, we raised over $90,000 in Annual Giving donations, and even as we send out patronage letters in April 2014, we have already raised over $40,000 for this year’s campaign. But we need more.

Once again, we turn to you to help us keep the Young Vic healthy and also accessible to a wide audience. You can contribute by downloading and using the 2014 Patronage Form, or you can contribute directly on this web site by selecting the DONATE button above.

Please consider making a contribution to support our future seasons. You may give securely on-line or by mail (see instructions, below).

Also — if you want to be kept up-to-date on the latest developments at the Young Vic via e-mail, including announcements of auditions and details of the 2014 season, please fill out the "JOIN US!" box at the upper right of this page. Thanks!

Performance Information, Dates & Times

2014 PRODUCTION:

The Gondoliers
or,
The King of Barataria

by
William S. Gilbert
and
Sir Arthur Sullivan

Weekend 1:

Saturday, July 12, 2014: 8 pm
Sunday, July 13, 2014: 3 pm
Before the July 13 production:
1:30 pm: Pre-Performance
Lecture by Michael Blum:

The Great Carpet Quarrel, or, the Unravelling of Gilbert, Sullivan & D'Oyly Carte

(part of the RPCS
Kaleidoscope
Learning Experience
;
no admission fee)

Weekend 2:

Saturday, July 19, 2014: 8 pm
Sunday, July 20, 2014: 3 pm
Before the July 20 production:
1:30 pm: Pre-Performance
Lecture by Michael Blum:

The Great Carpet Quarrel, or, the Unravelling of Gilbert, Sullivan & D'Oyly Carte

(part of the RPCS
Kaleidoscope
Learning Experience
;
no admission fee)

Location:

Sinex Theater
Macfarlane Arts Center
Roland Park Country School
5204 Roland Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21210

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General Manager's Blog

[March 12, 2014] It is hard to believe that we are just a few short months away from the start of our 44th consecutive season of Gilbert & Sullivan in Baltimore, with a dazzling new production of the Gilbert & Sullivan classic The Gondoliers.

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Meet Our Stage Director

James Harp is well known in the Baltimore area as a stage director, pianist, organist, singer, composer, lecturer, writer and conductor.

He began his musical career at age 7 as a church soloist, and has concertized in Italy, France, Greece, Israel, the Bahamas, and extensively throughout his native southern United States. His more unusual musical experiences include singing on national television at the Kentucky Derby and coaching Lily Tomlin in arias for an Emmy-nominated episode of “Homicide.”

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Meet Our Musical Director

Phillip Collister is an Associate Professor of Voice/Opera at Towson University where he has been a member of the music faculty since 1998.

At Towson, Dr. Collister is head of the Voice Division and is producer and director of Towson’s Music for the Stage program. At Towson he also teaches private voice, vocal pedagogy, and vocal literature courses.

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