The evening of March 14, 1885, was an auspicious one in the annals of musical theater. Less than four years had passed since the opening of London's Savoy Theatre, built specifically for the productions of librettist William Schwenk Gilbert and composer Arthur Seymour Sullivan. The partners' first six works had catapulted them to great success, and the regal Savoy housed their final... More >>>
The odd couple: Arthur Sullivan (Allan Corduner, left) and W.S. Gilbert (Jim Broadbent) lend a short, sharp shock to Topsy-Turvy.