Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Sydney presents


1 Oct 2023 Showing at The Art House Theatre



Are love and equality a path to peace - or to the breakdown of law and order? Could they even lead to both?!

IOLANTHE is Gilbert & Sullivan at their awesome, uproarious best!

When the eternally young fairy Iolanthe falls in love with a mortal, not even her friendship with the Fairy Queen can prevent her banishment for breaking fairy law. Her secret, half-fairy son Strephon fights against identity, class, politics and the law itself to be with his love Phyllis - an effort made harder by her legal guardian and wannabe suitor, the Lord Chancellor, who has been in a downhill spiral ever since the disappearance of his beloved Iolanthe.

Against a backdrop of amorous Lords and flirty Fae, and with farcical Fate lurking around the corner, a fairytale for modern times takes shape!

IOLANTHE - with just a touch of Ludwig van Beethoven and William Shakespeare - will be performed by the 30-strong cast of Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Sydney with palm court orchestra.

If you loved The Pirates of Penzance, you’ll absolutely adore IOLANTHE.


The Art House Theatre


Sun 01 Oct 2023 - 2PM

Important Information

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes with interval


Adult: $50.00
Concession: $46.00
Encore Member: $41.00
Student: $39.00
Child under 18: $26.00
Family of 4: $125.00 (2A,2C or 1A,3C)
Groups 10+: $46.00

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