Yeomen of the Guard

The Light Opera Theatre of Sacramento is excited to present Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Yeomen of the Guard with full orchestra at the 24th Street Theatre. Set in the Tower of London during the time of King Henry VIII, Yeomen is a comic opera full of gorgeous music, humorous romance, strange adventure and unrequited love.


Friday, August 16 at 7:30 PM

Saturday, August 17 matinee at 2:00 PM

Saturday, August 17 at 7:30 PM

Sunday, August 18 matinee at 2:00 PM


Thursday, August 22 matinee at 2:00 PM

Friday, August 23 at 7:30 PM

Saturday, August 24 matinee at 2:00 PM

Saturday, August 24 at 7:30 PM

Sunday, August 25 matinee at 2:00 PM

The roles of Colonel Fairfax, Elsie Maynard and Phoebe Meryll are double-cast. The performers who will play those roles at each performance are:

** August 16th, 17th evening, 24th matinee and 25th: Robert Vann, Carley Neill and Rikki Pratt

** August 17th matinee, 18th, 23rd, and 24th evening: Anthony Tavianini, Jadi Galloway and Paige Kelly

** August 22nd: Robert Vann, Jadi Galloway and Rikki Pratt.

$25 General

$20 Seniors and Students

$15 Children 4 - 12 years

Group rates are available for 10 or more at $15 per person. Please email us to inquire.

Seating is open.


Sir Richard Cholmondely (Lieutenant of the Tower):  Timothy Power

Colonel Fairfax (under sentence of death):  Anthony Tavianini and Robert Vann

Sergeant Meryll (of the Yeomen of the Guard): Mike Baad

Leonard Meryll (his Son): Samuel Palmer

Jack Point (a Strolling Jester):  Charlie Baad

Wilfred Shadbolt (Head Jailer and Assistant Tormenter):  Eric Piotrowski

First Yeoman:  Michael Villarreal                 

Second Yeoman:  Jacob Burke

Elsie Maynard (a Strolling Singer):  Jadi Galloway and Carley Neill

Phoebe Meryll (Sergeant Meryll’s daughter):  Rikki Pratt and Paige Kelly

Dame Carruthers (Housekeeper to the Tower):  Lenore Sebastian

Kate (her Niece):  Rebecca Cox

Yeomen of the Guard: Daniel Reagan, Troy Turpen, Paul Fearn, Tom McElheney, John Kraft, 

Village Citizens: Alexis Velasquez, AnnDrea Collins, Bernadette Durbin, Catie Byrd, Karina Summers-Cruz, Lola Kraft, Nicole Young, Rhonda L. Thomas, Taylor Thai, Dwight Freund, Jeff Austin, Mark Tavianini, Samuel Palmer, Seamus Smith, Steve Myers



Light Opera Theatre performs at the 24th Street Theatre located at 2791 24th St, Sacramento, CA 95818 in the Sierra 2 Center for the Arts and Community. The 1929 architecture includes wood beams and chandeliers, which provide an intimate atmosphere to enjoy our performances.



Park on the side of the street of the Sierra II Center or in the two parking lots



Those with wheelchairs should use the main entrance of the Sierra II Center, which is located to the right of the theatre lobby steps.