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1952 D'Oyly Carte The Mikado
1952 D'Oyly Carte The Mikado
1952-53 – Shakespeare Memorial Theatre – The Mikado – D’Oyly Carte

£15.50

Date: 1952-53

Theatre: Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

Performance: The Mikado

Main Performers: D’Oyly Carte Opera Company

Description

Date: 1952-1953
Theatre: Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon, England
Performance: The Mikado
Main Performers: D’Oyly Carte Opera Company

This early 1950s D’Oyly Carte programme is for the performance The Mikado performed by the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company for the winter season of 1952-1953 at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England. The programme has two advertisements on the back cover page 4. The cast list is presented across pages 2 and 3.

The Mikado is a popular comic opera and was written by Gilbert & Sullivan and was first performed in London in 1885.

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 band master.

4 pages including front and back cover pages; approx. H19cm x W13cm.

 

 

 

 

Condition Code: 3: Rust mark on front cover. General handling but no splits or tears. Overall the condition of the programme is good for its age.