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What’s On (Calgary): Trial by Jury Outdoors & Online this June! – Morpheus Theatre

What’s On (Calgary): Trial by Jury Outdoors & Online this June! – Morpheus Theatre

Morpheus Theatre - Trial by Jury - An outdoor concert in Pumphouse Park Graphic of Old Man Weighing Bride and Groom on Golden Scales

Gilbert & Sullivan’s TRIAL BY JURY
LIVE OUTDOORS in Pumphouse Park, June 17 – 27, 2021
ONLINE, June 22 – 27, 2021

Music Direction by Winnifred Hume
Directed by Paige Fossheim

www.morpheustheatre.ca or 403-246-2999

Show Times: Wed – Sat at 7:00pm, Sat/Sun at 2:00pm **Weather Dependent*

Reserved Seating: $20 per person

  • VIP Tarp (ground seating in rows 1 – 3, up to 4 ppl in 1 family)
  • Regular Theatre Seats (chair seating on West & East side of park, 6ft between families)
    PWYC Seating: $10, $15, $20 or $25 per person
  • (ground seating behind the VIP Tarps is first come first served, festival chairs allowed.) Reserving in advance is optional.

Season Ticket Holders: $16 per person (or One Flex Pass Ticket) – any seating

Patrons will be physically distanced and required to wear masks. For ground seating, please feel free to bring a blanket or festival chairs (low back/legs 8″ or less). Performers will wear microphones so audience members can hear all voices and accompaniment.

Can you sue someone for breaking off an engagement? In Gilbert and Sullivan’s courtroom farce Trial by Jury, it’s a very serious crime! The fickle defendant, Edwin, has fallen in love with another woman and has jilted the plaintiff, the beautiful Angelina. Edwin proposes that in order to solve the conflict, he “marry this lady today and the other tomorrow,” which, naturally, Angelina objects to.

This delightfully ludicrous one-act is a bite-sized portion of Gilbert and Sullivan’s signature witty lyrics, catchy tunes, and ridiculous plotlines. Unlike most Gilbert and Sullivan shows, there is no spoken dialogue. This 30 min show will be followed by a Concert of G&S Favourites.