Iolanthe

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Iolanthe  (1882) 
by W. S. Gilbert
The seventh Savoy opera by W S Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, first performed in the Savoy Theatre on 25 November 1882.


An entirely Original fairy Opera,


IN TWO ACTS,


ENTITLED


IOLANTHE;


OR,


THE PEER AND THE PERI.


WRITTEN BY

COMPOSED BY




PRICE ONE SHILLING.



London:

CHAPPELL & CO., 50, NEW BOND STREET, W.

CITY BRANCH—15, POULTRY, E.C.


Produced at the Savoy Theatre, under the management of Mr. R. D'Oyly Carte,
Saturday, Nov. 25, 1882.


IOLANTHE;


OR,


THE PEER AND THE PERI.





Dramatis Personæ.

The Lord Chancellor
 
Earl Tolloller
 
Private Willis (of the Grenadier Guards)
 
Strephon (an Arcadian Shepherd)
 
Queen of the Fairies
 
Iolanthe (a Fairy, Strephon's Mother)
 
Celia
 
Leila Fairies
 
Fleta
 
Phyllis (an Arcadian Shepherdess and Ward in Chancery)
 

Chorus of Dukes, Marquises, Earls, Viscounts, Barons and Fairies.



Act I.—An Arcadian Landscape.

Act II.—Palace Yard, Westminster.

Date—between 1700 and 1882.


This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.