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November 2023

The Highland Park Ebell Club


Presented as a double bill along with the LA premiere of Derrick Wang's Scalia/Ginsburg, Gilbert & Sullivan’s one act gem, Trial by Jury, was a riotous hit. Artistic Director Josh Shaw’s and Kelsey N. Johnson's new libretto updated the setting from 1880s England to a 1980s divorce court.

Trial by Jury

November 2023

The Highland Park Ebell Club

Music by Arthur Sullivan

New English Libretto by Josh Shaw & Kelsey N. Johnson

Creative Team:

Josh Shaw | Director

Caleb Yanez Glickman | Conductor

Maggie Green | Costumer

Emma Rocheleau | Production Manager

Erin Newsom | Assistant Stage Manager

David Handler | Set Construction


Rachel Policar | Angelina

Todd Strange | Edwin

William Grundler | The Judge

Paul Chwe Minchul An | The Usher

David Herrington | The Foreman

Christine Li | The Council

Chorus: Emily Gallagher, Rachel Free, Julia Johnson, Lydia Brown, Caroline Flett, Grace Stewart, Raul Valdez, Christian Arias, Egan Carroll, Matthew Cook, Christopher Walters


Milena Gligic | Piano

Boryana Popova | Violin I

Lizzy Dickenson | Violin II

Alison Perrine | Viola

Oliver Walton | Cello

Stewart Rosen | Bass

Michael Basak | Percussion

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