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Gilbert & Sullivan’s Light Opera Company of LI Presents IoLanthe: the Peer and the Peri

June 30, 2024 / 3:00 pm

Iolanthe; or, The Peer and the Peri is a comic opera with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W.S. Gilbert. It is one of the Savoy operas and is the seventh collaboration of the fourteen between Gilbert and Sullivan. Iolanthe was first produced in London at the Savoy Theater, on 25 November 1882, three days afer Patience closed, and ran for 398 performances. It was the first of Gilbert and Sullivan’s operas to premiere at the Savoy Theater. The story concerns a band of immortal fairies who find themselves at odds with the House of Peers. The opera satirizes many aspects of Britsh government and law.

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Tickets: $ 25 Senior/Student $ 30 General