Theatre: Martin Beck Theatre
Performance: Gilbert and Sullivan’s Yeomen of The Guard,
Main Actors: D’Oyly Carte Opera Company
With photographs of Gilbert and Sullivan on the cover, this USA programme is a Playbill magazine programme from the USA presenting Yeomen of The Guard performed by the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company at the Martin Beck Theatre, New York.
The programme has interesting advertisements, many illustrated or photographic.
There are several interesting articles within the programme’s pages such as After the Theatre and Who’s Who in the Cast.
Yeomen of the Guard is the 11th comic operetta written by Gilbert and Sullivan; Gilbert & Sullivan were a prolific and successful two-man team who created fourteen comic operas together over a period of around 25 years. William S. Gilbert, born in London, (1836-1911) was a successful lyricist, poet and illustrator. Arthur S. Sullivan was the composer, also born in London, (1842-1900), the son of a military bandmaster.
The programmes pages are numbered 1-20 not including front and back cover pages. Approx. H23cm x W17cm.