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The first production was on Broadway on April 19, 1945.
While on sabbatical at Northwestern University in the USA, South African lecturer and director Johann van Heerden was co-director, with Dominic Missimi, of a professional production that opened in Chicago and then moved to New York City in 1985.
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Performance history in South Africa
1967: Staged by the Cape Town Gilbert and Sullivan Society, directed and choreographed by Jennifer Craig, musical director Joseph Manca, set designed by Keith Anderson. Costumes designed by Jennifer Craig, lighting devised by Jackie Richter.
2002: Staged by the Cape Town Gilbert and Sullivan Society .
Carousel theatre programme, 1967.
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