The Merry Widow

Year: 2006

Start Date: 3 October

End Date: 7 October

Production Company: Chesterfield Gilbert & Sullivan Society

Production Type: Opera

Author: Franz Lehar (original book and lyrics by Victor Leon and Leo Stein).

Director: Jean Gemmell. Musical Director: Andrew Marples

Company:

Jo Howland David Lovell Mike Spriggs

Background to Production:

Premiered in Vienna in 1905, moved to all major cities in Europe, reached London 1907, ran 778 in England and on Broadway 419 performances.

Items of Interest in the Programme:

Photographs of leading cast members, also group photos of chorus members.

Other items / issues of interest:

Society notes, list of previous productions from 1981 to 2005