William Schwenck Gilbert

  • English


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1878/05/25 HMS Pinafore: or, The Lass That Loved a Sailor premieres at the Opera Comique (demolished) in London and runs for 571 performances, Libretto HMS Pinafore
1885/03/14 The Mikado: or, The Town of Titipu premieres at the Savoy Theatre and runs for 672 performances. Libretto The Mikado The Savoy Theatre London
1889/00/00 Named for the stage actor David Garrick and financed by the playwright W S Gilbert, the Garrick Theatre is built. The playhous was designed by Walter Emden, with C J Phipps brought in as a consultant. Owner The Garrick Theatre London
1891/06/00 W S Gilbert's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, a burlesque "in Three Short 'Tableaux'", is presented as a benefit matinee at the Vaudeville Theatre. Playwrite The Vaudeville Theatre London

2 Creative Works by William Schwenck Gilbert »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
HMS Pinafore Libretto Opera 1878/05/25
  • 1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die
The Mikado Libretto Opera 1885/03/14
  • 1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die

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