Past Events


In collaboration with the
New England Gilbert And Sullivan Society

June 3 at 2:30pm
Fellowship Hall, Christ Episcopal Church
1132 Highland Avenue, Needham

Conductor: Kathryn Denney | Pianist: Jim Hay


The Lord Chancellor: Tony Parkes
George, Earl of Mountararat: Dennis O'Brien (cover: Jon Saul)
Thomas, Earl Tolloller: Tom Ostrowski
Private Willis, of the Grenadier Guards: Thaddeus Bell
Strephon, an Arcadian Shepherd: Tom Frates
Queen of the Fairies: Ann Ferentz
Iolanthe, a Fairy, Strephon's mother: Carolyn Schwartz
Celia, a Fairy: Connell Benn (cover: Kerry Tamm)
Leila, a Fairy: Lisa Pierce-Goldstein
Fleta, a Fairy: Kerry Tamm
Phyllis, an Arcadian Shepherdess and Ward in Chancery: Kaori Emery

Free Admission - Sing along with the choruses!

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Yeomen of the Guard

In collaboration with the New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society, GWO will present a "Last Minute Light Opera" of  Gilbert and Sullivan's grandest opera, Yeomen of the Guard.  With wonderful GWO/NEGASS soloists performing the lead roles, the audience is the chorus for this fun, free event!  Bring your score and sing, or just sit and listen.  (Limited scores available at the door.)  

Where and when: Saturday, May 26 beginning 7:30 PM, 65 Briarwood Circle, Worcester, MA 01606

​For a cast list and more, see our Facebook event page.

NEGASS Annual Meeting

Immediately following the performance of Ruddigore during our June Sing-Out, NEGASS will hold an Annual Meeting and vote for the incoming Board of Directors.

NEGASS Annual Meeting
51 Walden
Concord, MA
June 17, 2017



One Day Mini Supernatural Sing-Out

The New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society and Greater Worcester Opera are very proud to announce a One Day Mini Supernatural Sing-Out on June 17, 2017! Join us at 51 Walden in Concord, MA for an all-day extravaganza of four shows performed back to back: we'll start at 10am with a performance of "Thespis", continue with a performance of "The Sorcerer", break for lunch, return with a performance of "Ruddigore", break for dinner, and then return to end the evening with "Iolanthe"! The audience is the chorus, and this event is free for the audience with a suggested donation at the door.  Mark your calendars, and we can't wait to see you all in Concord in June! Casting is complete for the Sing-Out, but please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you'd like to add your name to the waitlist for any role!

10:00am Thespis

11:15pm The Sorcerer

3:00pm Ruddigore

- NEGASS Annual Meeting immediately following performance of Ruddigore -

7:00pm Iolanthe


An All Star Tribute to Gilbert and Sullivan


Come with cat like tread and bring your sisters and cousins and aunts (and everyone else) to a fabulous concert featuring selections from all 13 Gilbert and Sullivan operettas! This concert is generously sponsored by NEGASS (The New England Gilbert and Sullivan Society) as a benefit for The Sudbury Savoyards. As we have become our own incorporated non-profit in the past year we have some financial burdens that did not exist in previous years. Please support the Savoyards and enjoy the talents of an all-star group of singers coming together for this one night only! Listen to your favorite G&S songs performed by Connie Benn, Ethan Butler, Elaine Crane, Kaori Emery, Tom Frates, Angela Jajko, Katherine Meifert, Ben Morse, Tom Ostrowski, Lonnie Powell, and Carolyn Schwartz. It should be a fun and jubilant event!

Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 7 PM - 9:30 PM

Sudbury United Methodist Church
251 Old Sudbury Rd, Sudbury, Massachusetts 01776

*Suggested $15 donation at the door. Light refreshments will be provided at intermission.
All proceeds from this concert will go directly to "The Sudbury Savoyards" in order to help them continue with their mission of propagating the wonderful works of W.S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan.

2016 Summer Concert Series with New England Light Opera & NEGASS

Join us again this July for the annual

New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society 


New England Light Opera 

Summer Concert Series

Hear some of the finest singers and pianists in the greater Boston area performing some of the most beloved music of all time in a different concert each Wednesday night in July! 

All shows are at 7:30 p.m. at the beautiful and air-conditioned Community House in Hamilton, MA. 

Opening night is July 6th, and the house is frequently packed, so get your tickets early! Buy a summer pass in advance and get all four concerts for an incredible value! 

Wednesdays at 7:30pm

The Community House

284 Bay Road
Hamilton, MA 01982

July 6th:  Here's a Howdy-Do! songs and scenes from the beloved shows of Gilbert & Sullivan

July 13th:  Broadway Lights songs and scenes from the great musical theater shows

July 20th:  Songs from the Gilded Stage scenes and arias from the greatest operas and operettas

July 27th:  Cabaret Nights an intimate evening of jazz standards and torch songs


Summer Pass Tickets (for admission to all four concerts): $35 for adults, $25 for NEGASS members and seniors 65 and older, and $15 for kids and students 

Buy summer passes here!

Per-Show Tickets: $12 for adults, $10 for NEGASS members and seniors 65 and older, and $5 for kids and students

Buy per-show tickets here!


We're thrilled to announce the Longwood Opera/New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society Last Minute Light Opera performance of "The Mikado"! Join us on Sunday, June 5 at 2:30 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 1132 Highland Avenue, in Needham, MA for our ninth collaboration and an amazing cast. The audience is the chorus, so bring your scores and sing along from your seats! Costumes and kids are always welcome. Admission is free, but donations to our worthy organizations are always gratefully accepted at the door, and we will follow this performance with our official Annual Meeting to elect new Board Members. We look forward to having you join us in the town of Titipu!

Conductor - Thomas B. Dawkins
Piano - Jim Hay
Koko - Tom Frates (cover Jon Saul)
Pooh Bah - Lonnie Powell (cover Randy Glidden)
Pish Tush - Steve Lebron (cover Tim Daughters)
Nanki Poo - Ethan Butler (cover Tom Ostrowski)
Mikado - Tony Parkes (cover Art Dunlap)
Yum Yum - Connell Benn (cover Linda Barbieri)
Pitti Sing - Shannon Lebron (cover Kaori Emery)
Peep Bo - Angela Jajko (cover Lisa Pierce-Goldstein)
Katisha - Kate Meifert (cover Carolyn Kelly Schwartz)
Go-To - Larry Millner

Contact Info

New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society
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