Young Vic is Baltimore’s Gilbert & Sullivan Company.
Located in Roland Park, the Young Victorian Theatre Company presents professional caliber musical theatre productions every summer for all ages to enjoy Gilbert & Sullivan’s timeless works.
The Baronets of Ruddigore are under a centuries-old curse: they must commit a crime every day, or die in agony. Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd is the next in line and devises a plan to break the jinx. But when his scheme falls apart, he must contend with a picture gallery of ghostly ancestral portraits that have other ideas. With beautiful music, hilarious twists and mistaken identities, this supernatural show keeps you guessing between laughs.
Young Vic is Baltimore's Gilbert & Sullivan company. We began in 1971 as an enthusiastic group of high school students and have evolved into an acclaimed and full-fledged performing arts organization today.
Our professional-caliber productions attract a wide range of promising young talent and accomplished performers. Members of our casts and orchestra have performed on local, national and international stages.
Now in our sixth decade, Young Vic's fiscal responsibility, stable leadership and artistic excellence makes it Baltimore's longest tenured musical theatre and is well supported by the community.
Our mission is to expose Baltimore’s diverse community to distinctive and entertaining musical theatre; foster classically trained and talented artists; and attract new and young audiences who will enjoy the popular and timeless works of Gilbert & Sullivan.
Young Vic performances are on the campus of Gilman School, 5407 Roland Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland.
There are two main interior aisles in the auditorium with no access against the left and right walls, so if you need assistance, please see an usher. Even better, please call the box office so we can help you choose the most appropriate seating location.
Although the theatre is accessible, there are a limited number of wheelchair spots available for each performance. Some partially handicapped patrons may be more comfortable sitting in a seat in the last two or three rows. Sight lines and acoustics are very good throughout the auditorium. Please call the box office so we can help you choose an appropriate seating location.
The auditorium is air conditioned and while we try to ensure that everyone is comfortable, some patrons may want to bring a light sweater or jacket.
Young Vic performances are great fun for the whole family. On Family Night, the show begins 1 hour earlier at 7:00 pm and tickets are available at a reduced price. Buy tickets at the Box Office. Please note that group rates are not available for this performance.
All performances are enhanced with surtitles of the lyrics projected above the auditorium stage.
It's a lot of fun staging a theatrical production. And a lot of work too! We always need volunteers for ushering, stage crew, social media and more. Interested? Reach us by using our contact form.
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Since we only perform one show a year, auditions are held in early February. When future auditions are scheduled, look for a banner notice here on our website as well as on all of our social media channels. You can also be notified if you join our auditions email list.
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The Young Victorian Theatre Company is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. Funding for the Maryland State Arts Council is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.