About the Players
Formed on 29 February 1988, the MIT Gilbert & Sullivan Players is a volunteer group of students and non-students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA) that performs the works of Sir William S. Gilbert and/or Sir Arthur Sullivan. MITG&SP occasionally performs other works, usually with some connection to Gilbert and Sullivan or the Victorian era.
The 2014-2015 Season
Spring 2015: Utopia, Limited
Princess Zara of the Kingdom of Utopia returns from England, bringing with her the Flowers of Progress to teach the naive Utopians how to make their country as great and glorous as England. Yet, somehow, everything doesn't quite seem right...
Now seeking Producer, Stage Director, and Music Director! Email gsp-ec [at] mit.edu with a statement of interest and prior experience.
Call for additional prodstaff will go out in January. Auditions will take place in early February.
Fall 2014: The Mikado
The son of the Mikado of Japan, disguised as a wandering minstrel in order to escape his father's order to marry the elderly Katisha, finds that the girl he loves is engaged to be married to the Lord High Executioner of Titipu. But that's the least of his worries when his father and Katisha show up searching for him.
Is there such thing as a too-silly plot twist? How intense is Gilbertian duty? And is Stanley really the model of a modern major-general? Find out when the MIT Gilbert & Sullivan Players parody the G&S canon in this original concert-style musical comedy.
Now seeking Producer, Stage Director, and Music Director for our Spring 2015 production of Utopia, Ltd.; or, The Flowers of Progress. Interested? Email gsp-ec [at] mit.edu with a statement of interest and prior experience.