YAOS Past Productions > The Rose of Persia - 1931
Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society
Presents its 1931 production
The Rose of Persia
Or 'The Story-Teller and the Slave'
Music by Arthur Sullivan
Libretto by Basil Hood
The Palace Theatre
'The Rose of Persia' 1931 - Act 1: Court of Hassan's House
'The Rose of Persia' 1931 - Act 2: Audience Hall of the Sultan's Palace
The Rose of Persia is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by Basil Hood. It premiered at the Savoy Theatre in London on 29 November 1899, closing on 28 June 1900 after a run of 211 performances. The opera then toured Britain, had a brief run in America and elsewhere throughout the English-speaking world.