The Geisha

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The Geisha is an Edwardian musical comedy in two acts. The score was composed by Sidney Jones to a libretto by Owen Hall, with lyrics by Harry Greenbank. Additional songs were written by Lionel Monckton and James Philp [1].

The original text

The full title is The Geisha, a story of a tea house and it was first performed in 1901.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1902: Staged in the Good Hope Theatre Cape Town by a visiting Gaiety Company.

1952: Staged by the Port Elizabeth Gilbert and Sullivan Society in 1952. November 3 - 8.


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