“Come, walk up, and purchase with avidity,
overcome your diffidence and natural timidity ….”



COVID-19 Masking Requirements

Masking is optional for all Friday and Saturday evening performances, unless the CDC reports that the COVID-19 community level for Hennepin County is High. Then masks will be required for audience members for all Friday and Saturday evening performances.

Masking is required, at all times, for all Saturday and Sunday matinee performances.

For more information:

The GSVLOC Health and Safety Plan for Our Audience


Ticket prices are as follows for The Gilbert & Sullivan Very Light Opera Company’s
Spring 2023 production of The Sorcerer:

Adults: $28.00
Children (under 12): $18.00
Preview Performance: $18.00
General admission for adults and children

All seats are reserved, except for the Preview Performance.  Tickets seats will be assigned by the Ticket Manager.

Tickets Online

Click here for the performance schedule.

Tickets for The Sorcerer are now available for online purchase.  Please click here to start the process.

You can place your ticket order with us and pay securely via Stripe. 
There is a $2.00 fee ($1.00 for the Preview Performance) for ordering tickets online.

Tickets ordered online will be held for pick-up at the theater on the day of the performance.

Seats for all performances except the Preview are assigned seats.  Because it is a small house seats are assigned by the tickets manager.  Patrons may request any particular seating needs when ordering their tickets.

Tickets by Mail

Tickets can be ordered by mail beginning in January 2023.

Please use the ticket order form when ordering by mail.

If you would like to be notified about when to order tickets, we invite you to add your name to our mailing list.  This way we will know how to contact you!  We never sell our mailing list to other parties.

You will place your order with us by mail at:

GSVLOC Tickets
3311 – 32nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55406

There is a no additional fee for ordering tickets by mail.  Allow at least 10 days for processing your order.

Telephone Orders

Tickets can be ordered by phone beginning in March 2023.

You will place your order with us by phone at:

651-255-6947, then push two (2) to reach the box office.

The telephone ticket order service will be open between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

The telephone ticket service will be open for one hour before each performance to deal with matters for that performance.  No other ticket orders will be accepted at that time.

“Appearing in the Role Tonight …”

The role of Aline in this production of The Sorcerer is double cast, with Maggie Benham and Anna Maher sharing the role according to the schedule below.

In addition, in recognition of our extraordinarily talented and dedicated covers, or understudies, these individuals will perform in the role for which they are covering in a performance, according to the schedule below:

Thursday, March 9                     Aline: Maggie Benham

Friday, March 10                        Aline: Anna Maher

Saturday, March 11                    Aline: Maggie Benham

Sunday, March 12                      Aline: Anna Maher

Friday, March 17                       Aline: Maggie Benham
                                               Alexis: Josh Zapata-Palmer

Saturday, March 18                   Aline: Anna Maher
                                               Constance: Blanka Melbostad
                                               Sir Marmaduke: Scott Benson

Sunday, March 19                      Aline: Anna Maher
                                               John Wellington Wells: Sam Vinitsky

Friday, March 24                       Aline: Anna Maher
                                               Lady Sangazure: Kaitlin Klemencic

Saturday, March 25                   Aline: Maggie Benham

Saturday, March 25                   Aline: Anna Maher
(evening)                                 Dr. Daly: Scott Gorman

Sunday, March 26                     Aline: Maggie Benham

Friday, March 31                      Aline: Maggie Benham

Saturday, April 1                      Aline: Anna Maher
                                              The Notary: Joe Allen

Sunday, April 2                        Aline: Maggie Benham

Waiting List

Many of our performances sell out.  It still might be possible to get tickets by arriving at the theater before a performance and putting your name on the House Manager’s Waiting List.  The House Manager arrives at the theater approximately one hour before curtain.  Any returned tickets will be issued to those on the Waiting List in the order they signed up.

Performance Schedule

March 2023
  6 7 8 9
7:30 pm
7:30 pm
7:30 pm

2:00 pm

13 14 15 16

7:30 pm

7:30 pm

2:00 pm

20 21 22 23

7:30 pm

2:00 pm

7:30 pm

2:00 pm

27 28 29 30

7:30 pm

April 2023

7″30 pm

2:00 pm


“And are you going
a ticket for to buy?”

“Most certainly I am,
why shouldn’t I?”

—Bunthorne and Lady Jane