In photo “The Grand Duke” Ludwig (Daniel Berry) accumulates one wife after another (clockwise from left): the Princess of Monte Carlo (Margaret Jarvis), Julia Jellicoe (Clarice Warrick) and Lisa (Alexandra Olsavsky). Photo by Alan Teller

The Savoyaires, Evanston’s popular Gilbert & Sullivan troupe, presents its 50th annual production this fall, performing the last, least-performed and topsy-turviest of the 14 Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, “The Grand Duke.”

With this production the company completes its second full cycle, staging all 14 Gilbert and Sullivan operettas without a repeat from 2001 to 2014.
Performances will be held at Chute Auditorium (Chute School), 1400 Oakton St. Oct. 10-12 and 17-19.

Tickets at $15-$25 may be purchased at 847-563-0155, online at or Savoyaires, P.O. Box 126, Evanston, 60204.