An operetta set in 1870’s England

Premiere Date

first produced at Opera Comique - November 17,1877


W S GIlbert, Lyrics - Arthur Sullivan, music

Based On

one of Gilbert's own short stories "The Elixir of Love"

Tracy Notes About This Show

We offer costumes that are in the best tradition of the D'Oyly Carte company. On occasion, our garments may even have come from that collection, since we were fortunate to be able to acquire some before the company was closed in the 1980's.

Plot Synopsis

Concerns the complications arising when a love potion is distributed to all the residents of a small village. The leading character is a Cockney businessman who happens to be a sorcerer, a purveyor of blessings and curses.
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