Gilbert and Sullivan Archive
1.1 - Not as good as.....2. The Plot
2.1 - There is no plot!3. The Score
3.1 - General feelings about the score4. The Libretto
5.1 - General feelings about the characters6. Stagecraft
6.1 - General feelings about staging7. To Cut or Not to Cut?
7.1 - Ought we to rearrange? Cut? If so, what?8. The Finales
8.1 - The Act 1 Finale9. The 1975 Centenary Performance
Utopia Limited was the 12th Gilbert and Sullivan opera. It was first performed on the 7th October 1893 at the Savoy Theatre, London, and ran until the beginning of June, 1894, by which time there had been 245 performances.
The following discussion is a compilation of the thoughts and opinions of subscribers to the Savoynet Electronic Mailing List on Utopia Limited which took place during the months of February and March 1997.
Please note that all views expressed in this document are those of the individual contributors to which they are credited. The names of the individual contributors are represented in bold type, and any comments by me in my position as the compiler are in italics.
Updated 20 January 1999