Summer at Savoy

Summer at Savoy

Posted on Jul 5, 2016 in News

Newly appointed board members The Savoy Society of Ottawa is pleased to announce its new board of directors for the 2016-2017 season: Morris Rothman – President Suzanne Amey – Vice-President David Milne – Treasurer Montana Tait – Secretary Katherine Hobbs – Publicity Director Wilhem Van Geyzel – Member at large Al Tassie – Member at large Richard Langlois – Member at large Summer Sing-a-longs and Volunteer Appreciation Night...

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Iolanthe tickets now on sale

Iolanthe tickets now on sale

Posted on May 18, 2016 in Iolanthe, News

Tickets for this year’s Iolanthe production by the Savoy Society of Ottawa are now available. Click here to purchase them online and have them delivered by email. All tickets are $25 general admission. This year’s production will take place at Cedarview Alliance Church 2784 Cedarview Road (near Fallowfield) Show dates are as follows: Friday, May 27th 7:30 pm Saturday, May 28th, 7:30 pm Sunday, May 29th, 3:00...

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Spotlight on the Iolanthe Orchestra

Spotlight on the Iolanthe Orchestra

Posted on May 18, 2016 in Iolanthe, News

The making of the Savoy Society’s Iolanthe orchestra Savoy Society’s Iolanthe features a 14-piece+  orchestra that even Sir Arthur Sullivan would have been proud of, directed by Gloria Jean Nagy. Without the Savoy operas we would never had had Fiddler on the Roof, Cats or the Lion King. Classical music writer, Lawrence Johnson, reflected that  “Gilbert and Sullivan’s operettas are musical titaniums”. Dave Woycheshin, playing the role of Lord...

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Who will be the bride in Iolanthe: Phyllis, Iolanthe or Sneezy Waters?

Who will be the bride in Iolanthe: Phyllis, Iolanthe or Sneezy Waters?

Posted on May 8, 2016 in Iolanthe, News

The Savoy Society of Ottawa presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s IOLANTHE, with special guest, Sneezy Waters Legendary Ottawa-based folksinger Sneezy Waters, best known for his portrayal of Hank Williams Sr. in the play and film Hank Williams: the Show He Never Gave, makes a cameo appearance in the Savoy Society of Ottawa’s presentation of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Iolanthe. [spoiler alert] In Iolanthe, also known as The Peer and the Peri, Sneezy brings music...

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Student pay what you can show

Student pay what you can show

Posted on May 8, 2016 in Iolanthe, News

The Savoy Society of Ottawa invites all students to Parliament in Barrhaven We are inviting all students to attend Savoy Society’s dress rehearsal of Gilbert & Sullivan “Iolanthe” The dress rehearsal runs Thursday May 26, 2016, 7:30 pm at Cedarview Alliance Church and is a Pay What You Can performance. It’s a chance to see Gilbert & Sullivan’s funny observations about fairies and Parliamentary life, up close and personal. Think Justin...

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Savoy Society of Ottawa nominates YOU for Parliament!

Savoy Society of Ottawa nominates YOU for Parliament!

Posted on Apr 8, 2016 in Iolanthe, News

Inviting all singers! We are inviting all singers to be part of the Gilbert & Sullivan pit choir for Iolanthe, May 27 – 29th, 2016 What is a pit choir, you might ask ? The pit choir for the The Savoy Society of Ottawa sings offstage selected Iolanthe chorus songs in bass, tenor, alto or soprano parts.   The bonus: a chance to enjoy Gilbert & Sullivan’s funny observations about life and Parliament, up close and personal – and realize they are still true...

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