Auditions - Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore


November 19, 2022 | 9:00AM

The international hit that catapulted Gilbert and Sullivan to stardom, H.M.S. Pinafore sets sail for Chicago audiences this March at the legendary Mandel Hall on the University of Chicago campus. A spirited romp of acerbic wit, glorious melodies, and infectious joythe Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company is thrilled to make its return to live performance with one of the most enduring and well-known treasures of the G&S canon.

Performance Dates: March 3, 4, 5, 2023 in Mandel Hall

Auditions for 8 principal parts, 1 cameo role, and a large chorus are being conducted remotely via video submission. The submission deadline has been extended until November 19, 2022.

For your video submission, please prepare a portion of a song that shows off your voice. Operetta, opera, or classical musical theatre preferred.

There will be a modest stipend for both principal and chorus roles.

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