Welcome to the website of GADOC, the Guernsey Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Club
Since 1927 GADOC has been leading the way in local theatre. During the last 90 years we have produced over 350 plays, musicals and pantomimes. Although an amateur club, the depth of talent that we have as members enables us to bring professional standard productions to the Guernsey stage. Our aim is to bring diverse theatrical experiences to our audiences, from Shakespeare to Ayckbourn, Rogers and Hammerstein to Jason Robert Brown, we will continue to give you old favourites along with recent West End shows as well as, of course, our annual pantomime.
Our Next Production:-
25th to 30th October 2021
Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Directed by Lisa Johnston
5, 6, 7, 8! This October, Lisa Johnston is bringing the world-famous musical Chicago to Guernsey. Set during the roaring “jazz hot” 20s, Chicago tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail. Nightclub star Velma’s serving time for killing her husband and sister after finding the two in bed together. Chorus girl Roxie’s been tossed in the joint for bumping off her lover. Not one to rest on her laurels, Velma enlists the help of prison matron Mama Morton and slickster lawyer Billy Flynn, who turn Velma’s incarceration into a murder-of-the-week media frenzy, thus preparing the world for a splashy showbiz comeback. But Roxie’s got some of her own tricks up her sleeve…