Friends University presents The Gondoliers, a Gilbert and Sullivan opera Nov. 18-20

Wichita, KS – Friends University is excited to announce the upcoming opera performance of The Gondoliers, Nov. 18-20, 2022.

The Gondoliers is a story of love, kidnapping and switched identities. It is an entertaining and boisterous story considered the last great success of the famous theatrical duo, Gilbert and Sullivan.

“This promises to be a wonderful production of great music and typical Gilbert and Sullivan comedy performed by an outstanding cast of singers,” said directors Rolaine Hetherington and Dr. Matt Schloneger. “You will want to make it a point to join us on this journey to Barataria!”

The production will feature an orchestra conducted by Music Director, Dr. Matthew Schloneger.

The performance will take place Nov. 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. in Sebits Auditorium in the Riney Fine Arts building on the Friends University campus at 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, Kan.

Ticket prices are $12 for adults and $9 for students and seniors. They may be purchased online at or by calling the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677.  

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.