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Swansea Amateur Operatic Society


The society's  next production for 2012

“The Likes Of Us” 






The Grand Theatre, Swansea Arts Wing


TBC 2013



Box Office 01792 475715


To contact the society


Brian Sullivan 01792 - 202376


1901 - Iolanthe

1938 - Showboat

1979 - South Pacific

1902 - Patience

1939 - The Three Musketeers

1980 - Brigadoon

1903 - The Marauders

1947 - The Vagabond King

1981 - The King And I

1904 - The Mikado

1948 - The Desert Song

1982 - My Fair Lady

1905 - Les Cloches De Cornville

1949 - New Moon

1983 - The Merry Widow

1906 - The Yeoman Of The Guard

1950 - Rio Rita

1984 - Guys And Dolls

1907 - The Gondoliers and Trial By Jury - Feb

1951 - Tulip Time

1985 - Carousel

1908 - The Pirates Of Penzance

1952 - Masquerade

1986 - No! No! Nanette

1909 - Dorothy

1953 - Katinka

1987 - King s Rhapsody

1910 - The Mikado

1954 - The Quaker Girl

1988 - Hello Dolly

1911 - Iolanthe

1955 - The Maid Of The Mountains

1989 - Annie Get Your Gun

1912 - Merrie England

1956 - The Student Prince

1990 - Kiss Me Kate

1913 - Les Cloches De Cornville

1957 - The Belle Of New York

1991 - White Horse Inn

1914 - The Gondoliers

1958 - Oklahoma

1992 - The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas

1916 - HMS Pinafore

1959 - The Dancing Years

1993 - Brigadoon

1919 - The Yeoman Of The Guard

1960 - Hit The Deck

1994 - The Sound Of Music

1920 - Princess Ida

1961 - Carousel

1995 - 42nd Street

1921 - Haddon Hall

1962 - White Horse Inn

1996 - Oliver

1923 - Patience and The Mikado - February

1963 - The Merry Widow

1997 - Me And My Girl

1923 - Tom Jones                       - December

1964 - Annie Get Your Gun

1998 - Crazy For You

1924 - The Rebel Maid

1965 - Rose Marie

1999 - The Merry Widow

1925 - Iolanthe

1966 - The Student Prince

2000 - Calamity Jane

1927 - A Greek Slave

1967 - Guys And Dolls

2001 - My Fair Lady and Iolanthe

1928 - Young England                   - February

1968 - Oklahoma

2002 - Mack and Mabel

1928 - A Tale Of Alsatia                  - April

1969 - My Fair Lady

2003 - Carousel

1929 - Princess Ida

1970 - Summer Song

2004 - Jesus Christ Superstar

1930 - the Duchess of Dantzic

1971 - Carousel

2005 - The Slipper And The Rose

1931 - The Arcadians

1972 - New Moon

2006 - Titanic

1932 - The Chocolate Soldier

1973 - Fiddler On The Roof

2007 - Thoroughly Modern Millie

1933 - Miss Hook Of Holland

1974 - Camelot

2008 -  Hello Dolly

1934 - The Vagabond King

1975 - Calamity Jane

2009 - HMS Pinafore (Australian Version)

1935 - The Desert Song

1976 - Hello Dolly

2010 - Pirates Of Penzance

1936 - Rose Marie

1977 - Song Of Norway

2011 - Children Of Eden

1937 - New Moon

1978 - Show Boat

2012 - The Likes Of Us

Where it all began in 1876 - St David’s Church Swansea

They first performed as The St David's Players at The Theatre Royal in Temple Street, Swansea (later demolished to make way for the David Evans Department Store)Originally formed as the St David’s Players in 1876 by W.F Hulley – who later became Musical Director at The Grand Theatre. They took the name Swansea Amateur Operatic Society during the performance of “Iolanthe” at the Grand Theatre in July of 1901