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31st Consecutive Season


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Yeomen of the Guard

Summer Concert Series
Now air conditioned!

Hansel and Gretel


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Best Opera Company Award, Needham
Longwood Opera has been selected for the 2017 Best of Needham Award
in the Opera Company category by the Needham Award Program (read more)

Spring 2017

Yeomen of the Guard poster


This concert is dedicated to the memory of
Bob Jolly


Sing-through of Gilbert & Sullivan’s opera

The Yeomen of the Guard

In collaboration with the
New England Gilbert And Sullivan Society

June 18 at 2:30pm
Fellowship Hall, Christ Episcopal Church
1132 Highland Avenue, Needham

Conductor: Phil Lauriat | Pianist: Jim Hay


Sir Richard Cholmondeley: Ben Morse
Colonel Fairfax: Ethan Butler (cover Ed Fell)
Sergeant Meryll of the Yeomen of the Guard: Tony Parkes
Leonard Meryll, his son: Peter Boettcher
Jack Point, a strolling jester: Bill Remmers (cover Stuart Cabral)
Wilfred Shadbolt, Head Jailer and Assistant Tormentor: Lonnie Powell
The Headsman: Larry Millner
Elsie Maynard, a strolling singer: Kim Lamoureux (cover Alyssa Koogler Hicks)
Phœbe Meryll, Sergeant Meryll's daughter: Linda Barbieri (cover Angela Jajko)
Dame Carruthers, Housekeeper to the Tower: Lisa Pierce-Goldstein
Kate, her niece: Lindsey Soboleski (cover Lyndie Laramore)

Free Admission -
Sing along with the choruses!

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2018 Annual Auditions

Longwood Opera will next hold auditions in the spring of 2018.


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Adults $8; Senior/Students/Children $6
Summer Season Pass: Adults $50; Senior/Students/Children $35

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Needham, MA 02492-3806

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