Cox and Box

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Or The Long-Lost Brothers, is a 1866 one-act comic opera with a libretto by F. C. Burnand and music by Arthur Sullivan. It was Sullivan's first successful comic opera. [1]

The original text

Based on the 1847 farce Box and Cox by John Maddison Morton.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Staged by the Port Elizabeth Gilbert & Sullivan Society in 1971.

Staged by the Cape Town Gilbert and Sullivan Society in 1960, 1967 and 1972.


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