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May 18, 2012 at 10:38 AM

Fort Morgan, CO. 5/18/12. The Center for Arts and Community Enrichment (CACE) at Morgan Community College has partnered with The Empire Lyric Players to bring to you Gilbert & Sullivan’s Yeomen of the Guard (or The Merryman and His Maid). The performance will be on Saturday, June 16 at 7 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Auditorium at the Fort Morgan High School. Tickets are required, and are available at both the Brush and Fort Morgan Chambers of Commerce. Pricing for the event are: $15.00 for adults, $10.00 for seniors and students, children 12 and under are free.

As described by Samuel Silvers, “The Yeomen of the Guard opened October 3, 1888, at the Savoy Theatre and ran for 423 performances. The darkest of the Gilbert and Sullivan operas, Yeomen ends with a broken-hearted main character and at least two reluctant engagements, rather than the usual armful of marriages. However, Gilbert's ‘pointed’ satire and punning one-liners abound, there are plenty of topsy-turvy plot complications, and many believe that the score is Sullivan's finest. Indeed, some enjoy Yeomen particularly because of its ever-changing emotional balance of joy and despair, love and sacrifice.”

The Empire Lyric Players, based in Denver, is one of the longest running Gilbert & Sullivan troupes in the world. They have performed for over 50 years, with their first show in 1958.

For a more information about The Empire Lyric Players, a complete synopsis of the show or to purchase tickets online, visit www.elps.org. Information about other CACE events can be found at www.MorganCC.edu/CACE.

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