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
An original concert-style musical comedy based on the music from the Gilbert & Sullivan canon.
Performances are Sat 8/30 at 2pm, Sun 8/31 at 8pm, and Mon 9/1 at 8pm in MIT Bldg 4-237.
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.
Auditions will take place during the first week of September. Details to be announced.
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...
Seeking Producer, Director, and Music Director for The Mikado, or the Town of Titipu. Performances Dec 5-7 and 11-13, 2014 (8pm except for 2pm matinees on Dec 7 and 13). Interviews will take place July 2014. Email gsp-ec [at] mit.edu for more information.