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Gilbert and Sullivan return to the Workington stage

Screen Shot 2017-02-26 at 10.25.10[F]or one night only, after 25 years, award winning Workington Amateur Operatic Society (WAOS) will host a celebration of Savoy Opera with a concert features pieces from the musically brilliant and emotionally engaging ‘Yeoman of the Guard’ and ‘The Mikado’ at the Carnegie Theatre in April.

The telling of these Gilbert and Sullivan classics sees a collaboration with a cast of 30, including soloists, members young and old along with an intake of community singers. Rehearsals are now well underway and the cast are discovering the joy, wit and unforgettable music from the historic partnership. WAOS will be providing everything you would expect from a Gilbert and Sullivan performance – uncomplicated fun!

Musical direction is provided by locally respected Stephen Hunter-Brown, together with Scott Miller on piano with the Etoile String Quartet. ‘An Evening with Gilbert and Sullivan featuring songs from Yeoman of the Guard and The Mikado’ is supported by Workington Town Council and will be presented at the Carnegie Theatre, Workington on Saturday 8th April 2017.

Tickets are £12 and you can book NOW online at, alternatively you can call the box office on 01900 602122 or speak to a society member.

Cherish the operatic return.

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