2015 – The Mikado

Audition information and pieces Please note: If required, an additional audition will be held for anyone wishing to audition who is unable to attend on the 9th September. 1. Page numbers indicated refer to Chappell Vocal Score (1-18056) 2. It is not expected that Libretti or scores will be used. 3. Props. May be brought … Read more

Society Book

Wakefield Gilbert and Sullivan Society are planning to publish a book of landmarks and recollections of the society, since its foundation in 1983. We hope to collect anecdotes and tales from anyone who has been connected to the society, as a member, backstage or in the audience. One of our members has kindly offered to … Read more

The Gondoliers 2010 – Auditions

Auditions for our 2010 show, The Gondoliers, will be held on the 7th September 2009 from 7.30pm at College Grove. You must be a member to audition, but we are always happy to welcome new members. The audition pieces to learn are in this file. Please contact us if you want more information.

Costumes for Hire

Taking the opportunity presented by Homburgs’ (theatrical costumiers) closing down sale, we have acquired around 200 costumes, including many Principals’ costumes, for our next show The Mikado.  These are all in extremely good condition.  We also have a large number of wigs and some straw hats. We will be pleased to consider any requests to … Read more

Rehearsal Tuesday 3rd February 2009

Many thanks to all those who braved the icy roads!  A good turnout and some useful work done.  See you next week. I mentioned the members page at the rehearsal.  Please note that it will take a few days for me to set up usernames and initial passwords so please be patient – and when … Read more

Charity carol-singing

The society was granted permission by Morrisons (Dewsbury Road) to sing carols in the foyer on December 23rd.  Our purpose was to raise funds for the Wakefield Hospice. Thanks to the generosity of Morrisons’ customers it has been possible to donate an amount of £150 to the Hospice.  Well done to all those who took … Read more

Welcome

Wakefield Gilbert and Sullivan Society is a keen amateur performing arts society based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. We perform one full scale production each year as well as other smaller concerts and events. We rehearse on Tuesday nights at College Grove Sports Club, Eastmoor Rd, Wakefield, WF1 3RR. Please explore the site and contact us if … Read more