Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Amy Uhl is directing and choreographing the classic Gilbert & Sullivan operetta H.M.S. Pinafore for the Savoyaires, a company dedicated to the work of librettist William S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan. The show runs October 9-18 at Chute Middle School Auditorium, 1400 Oakton, in north suburban Evanston.
Uhl, a coordinator of Columbia College’s Musical Theatre Program, has assembled a creative/production team that includes Columbia College Theatre Department students, alumni, and staff, including assistant director Cecilia Adams, a senior in the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing Program; assistant choreographer Lauren Griffith (BFA ’15), an alumna of Columbia’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance; lighting designer Cody Ryan (BFA ’15), a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Design Program; set designer Jessica Howe, a student in the Theatre Department’s Theatre Design Program; and costume designer Tom Kieffer, manager of the Theatre Department’s costume shop.
Complimentary tickets are available for Columbia College students (valid ID must be presented at the box office).
This is the Savoyaires’ 51st annual Gilbert & Sullivan production. For tickets, click here or call 847-563-0155.