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