The Gondoliers

Year: 1950

Start Date: 27 March

End Date: 1 April

Production Company: Chesterfield Operatic Society (amateur production)



Author: G S Gilbert and Arthur S Sullivan

Director: Producer Harry Arnold (late of D'oyly Carte)


Arthur Lawson Joseph Elliott Arthur W Greaves

Background to Production:

7 December 1889 Savoy Theatre

Items of Interest in the Programme:

Background to Chesterfield Operatic Society 1905-1950 First production 'The Mikado' - Society disbanded in 1939 because o the war. The opening of the Civic Theatre last year (1949) and its availability for amateur productions, allowed our Society to go into production again with "The Gondoliers". We hope we shall play to crowded houses"

Other items / issues of interest:

2 full pages with synopsis of Act I and Act II of current production.