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Summer Gala

  • 13 Jun 2009
  • 19:30 - 22:30
  • Salle communale, Chêne-Bougeries

Summer Gala 2009


"A fond farewell to Chêne-Bougeries"

This was the final show – members only – that GAOS produced in the Salle Communale at Chêne-Bougeries. It ended a run of more than 30 productions, starting with the first GAOS pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk, in 1972.

"Memorable GAOS"

Arranged by Sue Lloyd,

with Keith Dale (musical director and accompanist).

A selection of songs from “Die Fledermaus” and “The Merry Widow”, in a scenario devised for the occasion, performed by:

Denise Allen, Kate Booth, Edward Brown, Elizabeth Brown, Robin Brown, Susanne Coat-Tober, Bernice Dörig, Charles Gilson, William Heckel, Graham Hobbs, May Hofman, David Pittuck, Alan Robbins, Patty Solomon, Pam Scott, Peter Scott, David Stieber, Philip Thomas, Kathryn Wells, Maureen Wittig

"Forbidden GAOS"

Arranged by Jane Kennedy and Sarah Parker,

with Mark Marotto (musical director and accompanist)

An irreverent view of GAOS from within, with adapted lyrics and script by Sarah Parker, performed by:

Stephen Ash, Jane Kennedy, Robin Martini, Sarah Parker, David Stieber, Stanley Taylor, Phil Tuffs, Hugh Webster

Between the Memorable and the Forbidden:

"Nostalgic GAOS"

the famed dinner interval, with catering performed by:

Susan Bergomi, Christine Clayton, Debbie Groby, John Marden, Susan Mutti


Choreographer (Forbidden GAOS) Di Brown
Stage Manager 
Mats Wilhelmsson 
Production Assistant  Anthea Roth
Lighting  Edward Brett
Sound  Han Broere
Front of House  Danny Benjamin
Front of House Bar  Hugh Webster
Costumes   Linda Greenwood
Photos  David Pittuck / Hugh Webster



Summer Gala Poster


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