The Yeomen of the Guard Opens in Rockville (Photos)
The Victorian Lyric Opera Company presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Yeomen of the Guard or, The Merryman and his Maid,” Feb. 20 – March 2 at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive in Rockville. The songs contain considerable humor, including a lot of pun-laden one-liners.
Shows are at 8 p.m. Feb. 20, 21, 22, 28 and March 1; and 2 p.m. Feb. 23 and March 2. The 2 p.m. show on Feb. 23 includes backstage tours and a special craft activity for children beginning at 12:45 p.m., and a talk-back session with cast and crew following the performance.
Tickets are $24 for adults; $20 for seniors; and $16 for students. The Feb. 20 show is a preview performance and tickets for that show are just $12.
Call the Box Office at 240.314.8690 or purchase tickets online.
Photos courtesy The Victorian Lyric Opera Company
Elsie Maynard, a strolling singer – Amy Broadbent & Laura Whittenberger
Phoebe Meryll, Sergeant Meryll’s daughter – Amanda Jones
Dame Carruthers, Housekeeper to the Tower – Maureen Roult
Kate, her niece – Joanna Jones
Jack Point, a strolling jester – Gary Sullivan
Colonel Fairfax, under sentence of death – Michael Marano
Wilfred Shadbolt, Head Jailer and Assistant Tormentor – Blair Eig
Sir Richard Cholmondeley, Lieutenant of the Tower – Andrew Pardini
Sergeant Meryll of the Yeomen of the Guard – Chuck Howell
Leonard Meryll, his son – James Carpenter
First Yeoman – Kevin Schellhase
Second Yeoman – Rand Huntzinger
Helen Aberger, David Berkenbilt, Harper Denhard, Lena Goldweber, Tara Hockensmith, Laura Hubbard, Ralph Johnson, Carl Maryott, Jane Maryott, Josh Milton, Rowyn Peel, Debbie Peetz, Bill Rogers, Barbara Semiatin, Stephanie Shade, Rusty Suter, Ed Vilade, George Willis, Maria Wilson, Kent Woods