Gondoliers, The [The Gondoliers; or, The King of Barataria]
- David Russell Hulme
Operetta in two acts by Arthur Sullivan to a libretto by W(illiam) S(chwenck) Gilbert ; London, Savoy Theatre, 7 December 1889.
The Gondoliers was the last great collaboration between Sullivan and Gilbert, although they did write two later works. The libretto – one of Gilbert’s finest, most balanced and most human – combines the baby-swapping of ...