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

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 and sublteties of the legal mind to the Gilbert & Sullivan story. This Read More +

Student pay what you can show

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 Trudeau meets Tinkerbell Monty Pytho-style. This is a two-act musical and includes a live Read More +

Savoy Society of Ottawa nominates YOU for Parliament!

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 today! Rehearsal commitments: Two group rehearsals with our Read More +