The Sorcerer

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The Sorcerer
The Sorcerer poster with J. W. Wells (1884 revival).jpg
Poster for the 1884 revival
Written by W. S. Gilbert (words)
Arthur Sullivan (music)
Characters John Wellington Wells
Date of premiere 17 November 1877
Place of premiere Opera Comique
London, England
Original language English
Genre Operetta
Setting England

The Sorcerer is an operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan. It is the third of their fourteen operettas. It opened in London at the Opera Comique on 17 November 1877. It ran for 178 performances. The play is about the effects of a love potion on the residents of an English village.

References[change | edit source]

  • Bradley, Ian. 2001. The Complete Annotated Gilbert and Sullivan. Oxford University Press. pp. 43-45.