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Interview: New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players' Executive Director David Wannen Talks New Production of THE MIKADO

BroadwayWorld spoke with NYGASP's Executive Director David Wannen about the new production and its upcoming tour across the country. Read what he had to say here!

THE MIKADO Returns to New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players in January

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) continues its expanded 49th season with its critically acclaimed new production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado.

H.M.S. PINAFORE to be Presented at New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players This Winter

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players' 48th season will continue December 30-31, 2022 and January 7 -8, 2023 with the mounting of a Gilbert & Sullivan staple, H.M.S. Pinafore; or, The Lass That Loved a Sailor at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College.

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players to Return With THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players will return to New York for its 47th season, and its first full production since January 2020, with one of Gilbert & Sullivan’s most famed works, The Pirates of Penzance.

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Announce Cinematic World Premiere of COX AND BOX

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players has announced the grand finale of their 2020 Virtual Season, a premiere cinematic experience of Sir Arthur Sullivan and F.C. Burnand’s comic operetta, Cox and Box. This all-new original film is available for stream December 27 – January 2.

The New York Gilbert And Sullivan Players Bring Their Highly Acclaimed Production Of THE MIKADO To The McCallum

The McCallum Theatre welcomes the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players to Palm Desert for a performance of the company's all-new, critically acclaimed production of The Mikado, at 7:00pm, Monday, March 9. The Mikado sets the real-life characters of Victorian London's D'Oyly Carte Opera Company within the imagined Japanese town of Titipu. Audiences will meet Messrs. Gilbert, Sullivan, and D'Oyly Carte themselves, and join them on a fantastic voyage to a land where the timeless libretto, beautiful music, and a fantastical cast of characters await.

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Presents THE MIKADO

Since its founding in 1974, the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) has presented more than 2,000 performances of the Gilbert & Sullivan masterpieces throughout the United States, Canada and England, captivating audiences of all ages. America's preeminent Gilbert & Sullivan Repertory Ensemble, continues its 45th season with its novel production of The Mikado, one of the most enduring musicals in theatrical history.

BWW Exclusive: Go Speed-Dating with the Company of NYGASP's THE MIKADO!

There is nothing like blind dating in NYC, particularly when those dates are with the characters from the absurd word of Gilbert & Sullivan! Broadway World gets a first-look exclusive at New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players' all-new content featuring many recognizable characters and songs from their critically acclaimed production of The Mikado, returning to The Kaye Playhouse at 68th between Park and Lexington this Dec 27-January 5. Stay tuned throughout the next two months as more scenes are revealed in this fun web series. Make a date to see The Mikado and get your tickets here! 

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Presents IOLANTHE

Parliamentary hijinks, hearsay, political extremes, and conflict of interest a?' 19th century Gilbertian storytelling never seemed so relevant!

Photo Coverage: Sheldon Harnick Honored By New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players

Even though Sheldon Harnick was playing the violin in his High School's Gilbert & Sullivan productions… 'I could still hear the lyrics', he wrote in his alumni magazine of Northwestern University. Harnick continued, 'At that time I was turned on by the patter songs, so I began to familiarize myself with Gilbert and Sullivan. I was more fascinated by the virtuosity than anything else. Little by little, I also realized what a fine poet Gilbert was and how imaginative he was, even in the slower songs. So he became an enormous influence.'

NY Gilbert & Sullivan Prepares for RUDDIGORE

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its exhilarating 2017-18 Season on Saturday, April 14 (2PM) with its spring offering, Ruddigore, at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues). Scenic designer Albere has been working overtime putting finishing touches on the scenery for the production design paying homage to the iconic illustrator Edward Gorey.  Ruddigore will play a strictly limited engagement April 14 & 15 with a family bonus, Family Overture Series on Sunday, April 15th at 1:45PM.

NY Gilbert & Sullivan Announces Casting For RUDDIGORE at Kaye Playhouse

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its exhilarating 2017-18 Season on Saturday, April 14 (2PM) with its spring offering, Ruddigore, at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues). Featuring a production design paying homage to the iconic illustrator Edward Gorey, Ruddigore will play a strictly limited engagement April 14 & 15 with a family bonus, Family Overture Series on Sunday, April 15th at 1:45PM.

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Continues Season with RUDDIGORE

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its exhilarating 2017-18 Season on Saturday, April 14 (2PM) with its spring offering, Ruddigore, at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues). Featuring a production design paying homage to the iconic illustrator Edward Gorey, Ruddigore will play a strictly limited engagement April 14 & 15 with a family bonus, Family Overture Series on Sunday, April 15th at 1:45PM

NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players to Honor Sheldon Harnick At Special Awards Gala

The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players will honor Tony Award- Winning lyricist and NYGASP Honorary Board member, Sheldon Harnick as part of their Spring Gala Wednesday, May 2nd (6PM) at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South.)   Mr. Harnick, best known for his incomparable Broadway productions of Fiddler on the Roof, She Loves Me, Fiorello!, and the Apple Tree, will be present to accept the award. Highlights of the evening include dinner, a concert in honor of Harnick and his commitment to the living legacy of Gilbert and Sullivan, and a live auction to raise funds to benefit The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players and their Arts Educational programs. The evening is generously underwritten by One Ocean Expeditions.

Orpheum President Named 2017 Presenter of the Year

The Orpheum Theatre Group is pleased to announce that President & CEO Brett Batterson has been named NAPAMA's (North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents) 2017 Presenter of the Year. The official awards presentation will take place at the Association of Performing Arts Professionals' (APAP) annual conference on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Batterson's award will be presented by NAPAMA president, David Wannen.

NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players Sets Cast for Winter Run of H.M.S. PINAFORE

After a sell-out engagement with their new production of The Sorcerer, New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its new and exciting 2017-18 Season with the audience favorite H.M.S. Pinafore playing for a strictly limited engagement (December 28-31) at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues).

BWW Feature: When Marketing Works - NYGASP's HMS PINAFORE at Kaye Playhouse

These days, targeted ads are flying at us at every turn. I find myself in constant inner struggle, because I keep getting pulled in though I never truly enjoy myself, because I know what they're doing to me! So, imagine my surprise when I found myself delightfully lost in the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players' most recent marketing campaign ayeharmony.com. The site claims to be the '#1 online dating site for the Queen's navy, sisters, cousins, aunts and more,' with dating profiles featuring a variety of characters from the show. The usernames and profiles are filled with Gilbert and Sullivan inside jokes, but are so deftly handled that the layman won't be left out in the cold. Simply put this is a genius campaign no matter how you slice it. Even if I wasn't a G&S fan, I would check this production out.

NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players Sets Cast for Winter Run of H.M.S. PINAFORE

After a sell-out engagement with their new production of The Sorcerer, New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its new and exciting 2017-18 Season with the audience favorite H.M.S. Pinafore playing for a strictly limited engagement (December 28-31) at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues).

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Remagined THE MIKADO Opens Tonight

New YorK Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP), America's preeminent Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company presents a new mounting of the time-honored classic, The Mikado.

NY Gilbert & Sullivan's New MIKADO Opens with Family Friendly Events and Gala New Year's Eve!

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its 42nd season with the time-honored classic The Mikado! The brand new production will play December 28-31, 2016 and January 5-8, 2017 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues).

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