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In this section I will be putting a synopsis of each of the operettas in the canon.  However, it could take some time so please be patient.

       

 
Opera Subtitle Theatre First Performance Number of performances
Thespis The Gods Grown Old Gaiety Theatre 26 December 1871 64
Trial By Jury   Royalty Theatre 25 March 1875 131
The Sorcerer   Opera Comique 17 November 1877 178
H.M.S. Pinafore The Lass that Loved a Sailor Opera Comique 25 May 1878 571
The Pirates of Penzance The Slave of Duty Opera Comique 3 April 1880 361
Patience Bunthorne's Bride Opera Comique 23 April 1881 578
Iolanthe The Peer and the Peri Savoy Theatre 25 November 1882 398
Princess Ida Castle Adamant Savoy Theatre 5 January 1884 246
The Mikado The Town of Tittipu Savoy Theatre 14 March 1885 672
Ruddigore The Witch's Curse Savoy Theatre 22 January 1887 288
The Yeomen of the Guard The Merryman and his Maid Savoy Theatre 3 October 1888 423
The Gondoliers The King of Baratatia Savoy Theatre 7 December 1889 554
Utopia Limited The Flowers of Progress Savoy Theatre 7 October 1893 245
The Grand Duke The Statutory Duel Savoy Theatre 7 March 1896 123