The Rose of Persia

The Rose of Persia or, The Story-Teller and the Slave, is a two-act comic opera, with music by Arthur Sullivan and a libretto by Basil Hood.

It premiered at the Savoy Theatre on November 29, 1899, closing on June 28, 1900 after a run of 220 performances. The opera had a brief run in America, opening at Daly’s Theatre in New York on September 6, 1900, closing on September 29, 1900 after 25 performances.

The original cast included Ellen Beach Yaw, Rosina Brandram, Emmie Owen, Louie Pounds, Isabel Jay, Walter Passmore, Henry Lytton, and Robert Evett. Later, Decima Moore joined the cast as Scent-of-Lillies.

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Show Date: January 1933

Venue: Church Hall, Barnes

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