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TABLE OF CONTENTS Welcome........................................................................... 5 2020 Virtual Summer Festival Schedule..................... 6 The James F. Stuart Legacy........................................... 9 Our Mission......................................................................12

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May 23 Archive Performance: Ruddigore...................14 May 30 Hail, Poetry! Reflections on OLO’s Mission..16

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July 4 Retrospective of Fourth of July concerts...... 25 July 11 Virtual Performances: The Gondoliers and Patience.................................. 26 July 19 Celebrating Gilbert & Sullivan........................ 28 July 25 Virtual Performance: Voyage to the Moon... 29 August 1 Virtual and Archive Performances..............30 August 8 Virtual Performance: The Mock Marriage. 32 August 30 Celebrating Emmerich Kálmán................34 Recordings Available.................................................... 35 The College of Wooster............................................... 36 Complete Repertoire.................................................... 38 “God Save the Queen”................................. Back Cover

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THE OHIO LIGHT OPERA WELCOME 12 June 2020 Dear Friends and Supporters of Ohio Light Opera, Steven A. Daigle Artistic Director

Laura Neill Executive Director

Julie Wright Costa Associate Artistic Director

Since announcing the postponement of our 2020 season to the 2021 summer, we have spoken with many of you via phone and email. THANK YOU, from the bottom of our hearts, for your generosity and continued support at this unusual time for the company. Please stay in touch with us this summer as we have some “sneak peaks” regarding the company and the 2021 season to share with you as a part of OLO’s 2020 Virtual Summer Festival. The Festival begins with the May 23 release of OLO’s 2015 full performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Ruddigore. Twenty virtual and archival performances are scheduled through September 4 and are listed in this online program book with links. Once a performance has been released, it will be available all summer long. Ohio Light Opera needs your financial support to ensure a recovery and transition to a 2021 season in which we will continue to provide this unique repertoire of lyric theater. We hope that you will consider making a gift to the annual fund now to help OLO weather the Covid-19 storm. Gifts received will be recognized in 2020 and in our 2021 program book. Thank you again for your support. Warm regards,

Artistic Director

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J. Lynn Thompson Music Director

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Wilson Southerland Conductor

THE OHIO LIGHT OPERA BOARD OF DIRECTORS Michael Miller, Chair Steven A. Daigle, Artistic Director and Vice Chair Laura M. Neill, Executive Director Marlene Kanipe, Treasurer, ex officio Nan Miller, Secretary Jayne Churchmack Ronald Holtman Ambassador John Ong Sara L. Patton John Schambach Richard N. Seaman

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THE OHIO LIGHT OPERA 2020 VIRTUAL FESTIVAL Please Note: All times are Eastern Daylight Time. Once a virtual performance has been released, it will be available for your viewing pleasure all summer long. Feel free to binge watch and send us a Facebook post. May 23 7:30 pm The first of 20 virtual and archival performances that make up The Ohio Light Opera 2020 Virtual Summer Festival. We begin on Saturday by reaching into the OLO archival vaults for a complete 2015 performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's Ruddigore. May 30 7:30 pm Hail, Poetry! Reflections on OLO’s Mission. Join us for a virtual performance of “Hail, Poetry!” by members of our 2020 OLO Cast. In addition, a rare ninety minute archival video celebrating Emeritus Artistic Director, James Stuart and the company’s first 25 years. June 12 7:30 pm Virtual Performance: Reflections on OLO’s mission – Messages and Songs from Our Valued OLO Veterans and an Archive Gala Presentation. June 13 7:30 pm Virtual Performance: Two Selections from Carousel – OLO 2020 cast followed by Archival Video Clips Celebrating the Early American Operetta and Musical. June 20 2:00 pm Virtual Performance: Selections from Damn Yankees OLO 2020 cast plus archival video. June 20 7:30 pm Twice as Nice: a Carousel encore! Virtual Performance: New faces and different singers perform two selections from Carousel OLO 2020 cast plus archival video. June 25 2:00 pm Two Selections in Virtual Performance of Let ’Em Eat Cake and Archival Video Clips Celebrating the Early American Musical. June 27 2:00 pm “From the Merry Video Vault!” Archival Selections from past OLO Performances. July 3

7:30 pm Reflections on OLO’s Mission Special Virtual Performances by OLO’s valued veterans and a special archive gala performance.

July 4

2:00 pm A Retrospective: Celebrating 20 years of OLO’s Fourth of July concerts in downtown Wooster with a virtual instrumental performance and memorable tunes.

July 11 2:00 pm The Gondoliers – Two virtual quartet selections in addition to Act I of OLO’s 2003 production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Grand Duke. July 11 7:30 pm Patience – Three virtual selections in addition to Act II of OLO’s 2003 production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Grand Duke. July 19 2:00 pm Celebrating the Topsy-Turvy world of Gilbert & Sullivan Archival Scenes from past OLO Productions. July 25 2:00 pm Two Virtual Performances of Offenbach’s Voyage to the Moon and OLO Archival Scenes from rarely seen European Operetta! A Night In Venice, Cloclo, The Dancing Years, Perchance To Dream, Friederike, The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein & La Vie Parisienne. Aug 1 Aug 1 Aug 8

2:00 pm Virtual Performance: Reflections on OLO’s mission – Messages and Songs from Our Valued OLO Veterans and Current Company. 7:30 pm Archive Performances from the OLO Merry Video Vaults. 2:00 pm Two Virtual Performances of Lehár’s The Mock Marriage and OLO Archival Scenes from European Operetta! Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow, The Count of Luxembourg, The Pirates of Penzance.

Aug 30 2:00 pm From the Merry Video Vaults! – The Ohio Light Opera Celebrates the Operettas of Emmerich Kálmán updated 8/31/20

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TAKING LIGHT OPERA SERIOUSLY!

THE LEGACY OF OLO FOUNDER

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“I had long realized that operetta requires no less a commitment to quality than does grand opera, both in front of and behind the curtain. My objective from the beginning with OLO was to return artistic integrity to operetta. Through coaching on the importance of taking light opera seriously, the company has nurtured an audience that has itself gained a new appreciation for a once seemingly moribund art form.” James F. Stuart

James F. Stuart Founding Artistic Director 1928-2005

When James Stuart, in 1979, began The Ohio Light Opera at The College of Wooster, he had already built a successful career as a musical and theatrical educator, producer, director, and performing artist. Born in Baton Rouge in 1928, he studied at LSU and earned a doctor of musical arts degree at the Eastman School of Music. For seven seasons, he performed the principal tenor roles with Dorothy Raedler’s American Savoyards and the Martyn Green Gilbert and Sullivan Company. Over several decades, he appeared with opera companies in New York, Boston, Cleveland, Chautauqua, Atlanta, and New Orleans. He sang the Husband in the world premiere of Raffaelo de Banfield’s Lord Byron’s Love Letter, opposite Patricia Neway, and performed the title role in the American premiere of Rameau’s Platée. Among the distinguished musical artists with whom Stuart performed are singers Beverly Sills, Joan Sutherland, Richard Tucker, and Robert Merrill; and conductors Franz Allers, Richard Bonynge, Boris Goldovsky, Louis Lane, Julius Rudel, and Robert Shaw. Under Stuart’s vision and guidance, The Ohio Light Opera evolved into the nation’s premier venue for the presentation of both the masterworks and forgotten gems of the lyric theater repertoire. His translations for the Company include those for Auber’s Fra Diavolo, Lecocq’s La fille de Madame Angot, Hahn’s Ciboulette, Kálmán’s Die Bajadere and Der Zigeunerprimás, Strauss’ Der lustige Krieg, and Offenbach’s Monsieur Choufleuri. In recognition of his contributions to lyric theater, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by The College of Wooster, and was invested in the College of Fellows of the American Theatre in a ceremony at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Stuart was further honored by his inclusion in several standard biographical works: Dictionary of International Biography, International Who’s Who in Music, Who’s Who in America, and International Who’s Who of Intellectuals. James Stuart in The Gondoliers, 1996

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or forty one seasons, The Ohio Light Opera has dedicated itself to the exploration and production of the best of traditional operetta and musical theater. Founded by James Stuart as a Gilbert and Sullivan repertory summer festival, the company has grown to encompass all forms in the light opera canon. This includes the complete Gilbert and Sullivan repertoire, as well as the recognized treasures from the Viennese, French, Hungarian, German, British, and American repertoire. In recent years, the company has expanded its offerings to include traditional musical theater—rare musical gems as well as popular works that are nevertheless being produced less often today. Composers represented include Adler and Ross, Berlin, Bernstein, Bock and Harnick, Gershwin, Kern, Leigh, Lerner and Loewe, Loesser, Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Rodgers and Hart, Styne, Sondheim, and Willson. Along with this unique mission, the company also reconstructs and produces those rare operetta titles of artistic value that were popular in their own times but have long since been forgotten. The historical performance practices of each work premiered are delicately balanced with the resources of a state-of-the-art theater and engaging and entertaining performance values. Each summer, between seven and nine titles are presented in a revolving format of approximately 60 performances over an eight-week period. Nearly 20,000 patrons each season see productions in The College of Wooster’s intimate Freedlander Theatre. Over 120 company members from around the United

States are selected each year to become a part of our residency program. The 40 performing artists who make up the vocal ensemble are chosen for their abilities to perform and work at the highest level in all disciplines demanded by the company’s specialized repertoire: singing, acting, and dancing. With 150 titles produced, over 300 productions, and over 750,000 patrons watching, The Ohio Light Opera has become the forerunner in promoting the lyric theater genre. The company’s contribution to the preservation and promotion of traditional lyric theater has received recognition in prominent national and international publications and its work is frequently cited by leading scholars of operetta and light opera. In residency on The College of Wooster campus, the summer festival offers a country setting with an inviting community that is proud of the unique service this company has given to its many patrons and to the art form. The Ohio Light Opera produces historical titles in the spirit of being faithful to the original material. This tradition has successfully brought patrons to our festival for over 40 years. We make every effort to balance the artistic traditions of the past with the sensitivities expected from our present society. Although words may be omitted and stereotypes softened, OLO performance editions sometimes contain prejudices that were prevalent at the time of a work's creation. To completely ignore these prejudices, or change the creation entirely, would be the same as not acknowledging or recognizing that they existed.

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May 23 – 7:30 pm Archive Performance from the OLO Merry Video Vaults Ruddigore (2015) Once a virtual performance has been released, it will be available for your viewing pleasure all summer long. Feel free to binge watch and send us a Facebook post. CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO

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May 30 – 7:30 pm Virtual Performance: Reflections on OLO’s mission. OLO 2020 cast perform “Hail, Poetry!” from The Pirates of Penzance and a rare ninety minute archival video celebrating Emeritus Artistic Director, James Stuart and the company’s first 25 years. Once a virtual performance has been released, it will be available for your viewing pleasure all summer long. Feel free to binge watch and send us a Facebook post. CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO

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June 12 – 7:30 pm Virtual Performance: Reflections on OLO’s mission Messages and Songs from Our Valued OLO Veterans and an Archive Gala Presentation Once a virtual performance has been released, it will be available for your viewing pleasure all summer long. Feel free to binge watch and send us a Facebook post. CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO

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June 13 – 7:30 pm Virtual Performance: Two Selections from Carousel OLO 2020 cast followed by Archival Video Clips Celebrating the Early American Operetta and Musical

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Saturday, June 20th Doubleheader! Damn Yankees at 2:00pm and Carousel at 7:30pm Virtual Performance: Selections from Damn Yankees and Carousel OLO 2020 cast with additional cast members for Carousel followed by Archival Video Clips Celebrating the American Musical Theater.

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June 27 – 2:00 pm Archive Performances from the OLO Merry Video Vaults Once a virtual performance has been released, it will be available for your viewing pleasure all summer long. Feel free to binge watch and send us a Facebook post. CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO

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July 3 – 7:30 pm Virtual Performance: Reflections on OLO’s mission. Messages and Songs from Our Valued OLO Veterans and Current Company Once a virtual performance has been released, it will be available for your viewing pleasure all summer long. Feel free to binge watch and send us a Facebook post. CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO

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July 4 – 2:00 pm Virtual Performance: Celebrating July 4th OLO 2020 cast Once a virtual performance has been released, it will be available for your viewing pleasure all summer long. Feel free to binge watch and send us a Facebook post. CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO

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Sunday, July 19 – 2:00pm Archival Performance: Gilbert and Sullivan Scenes from the Merry Video Vaults Once a virtual performance has been released, it will be available for your viewing pleasure all summer long. Feel free to binge watch and send us a Facebook post. CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO

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Saturday, July 25th 2:00pm Voyage to the Moon Virtual Performance: Selections from Voyage to the Moon OLO 2020 cast followed by Archival Video Clips Celebrating the American Musical Theater.

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Saturday, August 1 2:00pm Virtual Performance: Reflections on OLO’s mission – Messages and Songs from Our Valued OLO Veterans and Current Company 7:30pm Archive Performances from the OLO Merry Video Vaults Once a virtual performance has been released, it will be available for your viewing pleasure all summer long. Feel free to binge watch and send us a Facebook post. CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO

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August 30 – 2:00 PM From the Merry Video Vaults! – The Ohio Light Opera Celebrates the Operettas of Emmerich Kálmán Once a virtual performance has been released, it will be available for your viewing pleasure all summer long. Feel free to binge watch and send us a Facebook post. CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO

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Jacques Offenbach The Brigands • Bluebeard

Gilbert & Sullivan Utopia Limited • Patience • Princess Ida The Grand Duke • The Gondoliers The Mikado • Ruddigore • The Sorcerer The Yeomen of the Guard The Pirates of Penzance • H.M.S. Pinafore

Sigmund Romberg Maytime • Blossom Time

Victor Herbert Dream City and the Magic Knight Eileen • Mlle. Modiste Naughty Marietta • The Red Mill Sweethearts • The Fortune Teller Emmerich Kálmán The Bayadere • Sari • Autumn Maneuvers Countess Maritza • The Violet of Montmartre A Soldier’s Promise • Miss Springtime Jerome Kern The Cabaret Girl

Franz Schubert Das Dreimäderlhaus John Philip Sousa El Capitan Oscar Straus The Chocolate Soldier Johann Strauss A Night in Venice Carl Zeller Der Vogelhändler Compilations Gems from The Ohio Light Opera, Vol. 1; Gold and Silver: Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of The Ohio Light Opera (4 CDs); Operetta Overtures and Entr’actes

These recordings are mastered and adapted from our summer productions. Most are released as two-CD sets and are available in the lobby during the season and in finer book and music stores. Patrons may also call The Ohio Light Opera at 330-263-2345 to purchase compact discs or visit www.ohiolightopera.org to view CDs and to order online.

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Experience international Lyric Theater classics in the charming atmosphere of Wooster, Ohio “Renowned summer festivals within driving distance once didn’t seem so far away. Shaw and Stratford in Canada, and even Ravinia in Chicago, remain magnets for those who are high on theater and music .... It’s a relief to know that a day trip to seek artistic replenishment need not crush the budget. One of the most reasonable and delightful destinations is Wooster, where The Ohio Light Opera is in its 30th season of operetta merriment.” Donald Rosenberg, The Plain Dealer

“It’s nothing less than remarkable that ... [The Ohio Light Opera] singers and instrumentalists gather from around the country to arrange a seasonal platter of rotating repertory — Viennese operetta, Gilbert & Sullivan shows, classic American musicals — that these indefatigable performers serve with style through the months of June, July and August.” Elaine Guregian, The Beacon Journal

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COMPLETE REPERTOIRE 1979-2019

THE OHIO LIGHT OPERA S STEVEN A. DAIGLE, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Richard Adler & Jerry Ross The Pajama Game...........................................’18 Daniel Auber Fra Diavolo.....................................................’88 Lindsay Warren Baker & Amanda Jacobs Pride & Prejudice............................................’06 Ralph Benatzky & Robert Stolz White Horse Inn..............................................’05 Irving Berlin Call Me Madam..............................................’14 Annie Get Your Gun.......................................’16 Leonard Bernstein Candide...........................................................’18 Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick Fiddler on the Roof.........................................’09 Tomás Bretón La verbena de la paloma.................................’99 Emmanuel Chabrier L’étoile.....................................................’91, ’08 Federico Chueca & Joaquín Valverde La gran vía......................................................’99 Noël Coward Bitter Sweet..............................................’93, ’98 Reginald De Koven Robin Hood....................................................’04 Leo Fall The Dollar Princess.........................................’95 Madame Pompadour.......................................’11 Rudolf Friml The Vagabond King..................................’87, ’04 Rose Marie......................................................’03 The Firefly.......................................................’06 Edward German Merrie England...............................................’84 Tom Jones.......................................................’92 George & Ira Gershwin Of Thee I Sing.................................................’09 Lady, Be Good!...............................................’13 Oh, Kay!.........................................................’15 Primrose..........................................................’17 Girl Crazy.......................................................’19 William Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan The Gondoliers....’79, ’82, ’85, ’88, ’92, ’96, ’01, ’06, ’13 H.M.S. Pinafore...’79, ’80, ’81, ’82, ’83, ’84, ’85, ’87, ’90, ’93, ’98, ’02, ’06, ’09, ’13, ’17 Iolanthe...’79, ’81, ’84, ’87, ’91, ’98, ’05, ’10, ’18 The Mikado...’79, ’80, ’81, ’82, ’84, ’85, ’88, ’92, ’95, ’00, ’04, ’08, ’12, ’16 The Pirates of Penzance......’79, ’80, ’81, ’83, ’84, ’86, ’89, ’94, ’99, ’03, ’07, ’11, ’14, ’19 38 Box Office: 330.263.2345

Ruddigore......’79, ’82, ’85, ’88, ’95, ’02, ’09, ’15 Trial by Jury...’79, ’80, ’81, ’84, ’86, ’89, ’98, ’11 The Yeomen of the Guard.........’79, ’81, ’84, ’86, ’90, ’97, ’01, ’08, ’15 Patience.................’80, ’83, ’86, ’91, ’97, ’04, ’10 Princess Ida.........................’80, ’85, ’94, ’99, ’07 The Sorcerer.................’80, ’82, ’86, ’89, ’96, ’05 Utopia Limited.............’80, ’83, ’87, ’93, ’00, ’12 The Grand Duke...............................’81, ’95, ’03 Reynaldo Hahn Ciboulette........................................................’90 Victor Herbert Naughty Marietta ....................................’89, ’00 Eileen..............................................................’97 The Red Mill...................................................’01 Sweethearts.....................................................’02 Mlle. Modiste..................................................’09 The Fortune Teller...........................................’11 Dream City and The Magic Knight.....................’14 The Lady of the Slipper.....................................’17 Richard Heuberger The Opera Ball................................................’90 Emmerich Kálmán Countess Maritza................’85, ’89, ’94, ’03, ’17 The Gypsy Princess...........................’86, ’93, ’10 The Bayadere..................................................’98 Sari/Der Zigeunerprimás.................................’01 Autumn Maneuvers ........................................’02 The Violet of Montmartre...............................’04 A Soldier’s Promise/Der gute Kamerad............’05 The Duchess of Chicago..................................’07 Marinka: The Mayerling Story........................’08 Miss Springtime...............................................’12 The Little King................................................’14 The Little Dutch Girl......................................’16 The Devil’s Rider.............................................’19 Jerome Kern The Cabaret Girl.............................................’08 Oh, Lady! Lady!!............................................’14 Have a Heart...................................................’16 Music in the Air...............................................’19 Eduard Künneke The Cousin from Batavia.........................’00, ’02 Charles Lecocq Clairette/La fille de Madame Angot.................’89 Le petit duc.....................................................’00 Franz Lehár The Merry Widow................’83, ’90, ’96, ’04, ’11 The Count of Luxembourg................’88, ’97, ’10 The Land of Smiles...................................’90, ’03 Giuditta...........................................................’94


Gypsy Love.....................................................’95 The Czarevitch................................................’08 Friederike........................................................’15 Cloclo.............................................................’18 Mitch Leigh Man of La Mancha..........................................’05 Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe Camelot....................................................’00, ’11 Brigadoon................................................’02, ’15 My Fair Lady...........................................’03, ’14 Frank Loesser Guys and Dolls...............................................’12 André Messager Véronique........................................................’97 Karl Millöcker The Beggar Student..................................’87, ’96 Lionel Monckton The Arcadians.................................................’98 Otto Nicolai The Merry Wives of Windsor..........................’95 Ivor Novello The Dancing Years..........................................’16 Perchance to Dream........................................’19 Jacques Offenbach The Brigands.....................................’83, ’92, ’03 La Périchole......................................’84, ’93, ’18 La vie parisienne...............................’85, ’99, ’16 La belle Hélène..................................’86, ’94, ’09 Bluebeard.................................................’87, ’07 Orpheus in the Underworld..............’88, ’91, ’01 The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein............. ’89, ’13 Christopher Columbus....................................’95 Robinson Crusoe.............................................’96 Regrets Only/M. Choufleuri.....................’96, ’98 The Island of Tulipatan...................................’05 Evening Wind..................................................’11 Cole Porter Jubilee.............................................................’11 Silk Stockings..................................................’13 Can-Can..........................................................’15 Kiss Me, Kate..................................................’16 Anything Goes................................................’17 Fifty Million Frenchmen..................................’18 Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II Carousel..........................................................’01 South Pacific.............................................’04, ’19 The Sound of Music........................................’07 Oklahoma!......................................................’08 The King and I................................................’13 Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart A Connecticut Yankee.....................................’12 Babes in Arms.................................................’18 Sigmund Romberg The Student Prince........’82, ’85, ’92, ’99, ’07, ’17 The Desert Song................................’86, ’95, ’08

The New Moon.................................’91, ’97, ’06 Maytime..........................................................’05 Blossom Time..................................................’12 Franz Schubert & Heinrich Berté Das Dreimäderlhaus........................................’02 Stephen Sondheim Into the Woods................................................’19 John Philip Sousa El Capitan.......................................................’10 Oscar Straus The Chocolate Soldier.......................’88, ’98, ’12 A Waltz Dream...............................................’91 Johann Strauss A Night in Venice.......................’81, ’91, ’99, ’09 The Gypsy Baron.......................’82, ’89, ’00, ’13 Die Fledermaus...................’86, ’92, ’97, ’05, ’14 Wiener Blut.......................................’87, ’93, ’98 The Merry War................................................’01 The Queen’s Lace Handkerchief......................’06 Jule Styne & Stephen Sondheim Gypsy..............................................................’10 Arthur Sullivan & F.C. Burnand Cox and Box..’79, ’80, ’81, ’84, ’89, ’96, ’99, ’11 Arthur Sullivan & B.C. Stephenson The Zoo..........................................................’99 Franz Von Suppé Boccaccio.................................................’83, ’02 My Fair Galatea..............................................’90 Heitor Villa-Lobos Magdalena.......................................................’92 Robert Ward Lady Kate........................................................’94 Robert Ward & James Stuart A Friend of Napoleon......................................’05 Kurt Weill Street Scene.....................................................’90 Kurt Weill & Ira Gershwin The Firebrand of Florence...............................’99 Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash One Touch of Venus........................................’15 Meredith Willson The Music Man........................................’06, ’17 Quade Winter & William Gilbert Thespis............................................................’96 Quade Winter & Frank Desprez The Carp.........................................................’99 Robert Wright & George Forrest The Great Waltz..............................................’94 Song of Norway..............................................’96 Kismet.............................................................’10 Carl Zeller Der Vogelhändler..............................’93, ’94, ’07

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God Save The Queen In keeping with the tradition established at the Savoy Theatre in London, we will sing God Save the Queen before each Gilbert & Sullivan performance.

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God save our gracious Queen, Long live our noble Queen, God save the Queen: Send her victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us: God save the Queen. S Queen Victoria attending a performance of The Mikado. Photo by Matt Dilyard, from the 2012 Ohio Light Opera production.

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