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(Or The Town of Titipu) is a 1885 comic opera by Gilbert and Sullivan. [1]

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Performance history in South Africa

Staged by the Port Elizabeth Gilbert & Sullivan Society in 1936, 1946, 1955, 1966 and 1977.

Done by the Turffontein Operatic Society in 191* at the Standard Theatre for the Patriotic Fund. Among the performers were Charles Sparrow,

Directed by Teddy Davies for the Cape Town Gilbert and Sullivan Society and performed in the Baxter Theatre in 1986. The cast included Peter Kramer, Henry Lankester, Christopher Gilmour, Cliff Downey and others. (Source: Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne (eds.). 1988. Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987).


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