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D'Oyly Carte Opera Company #275839

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 07, 1981
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(Studio) Current success of William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan play "The Pirates of Penzance" on Broadway noted. Linda Ronstadt and Rex Smith named. Report with regard to British opera company that 1st performed play introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) Report with regard to financial problems of Richard D'oyly Carte Opera company that only performs Gilbert and Sullivan operettas given. [Wig mistress Heather PERKIN, wardrobe master's assistant John CARNEGIE and actor Alistair DONKIN - comment.] Company's sold-out performances and extreme frugality noted. Company reported still needing subsidy from British government to survive.
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

Schieffer, Bob;
Teichner, Martha

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