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Opera & musical double bill

Wednesday 18 September 2013, 12:00pm - 2:35pm
Arts Reading Room
Level 2, Main entry, Swanston St
Has wheelchair access

Come to a free musical and opera double feature at the Library.

  • The yeomen of the guard: an operetta in two acts by Gilbert and Sullivan. Features Celeste Holm, Alfred Drake, Barbara Cook and Bill Hayes in a much-acclaimed 1957 television production. Screening begins at 12pm.
  • The desert song features Nelson Eddy and recorded for a 1955 TV broadcast. Music by Sigmund Romberg, lyrics by Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II and Frank Mandel. Screening begins at approximately 1.20pm.

We screen music, dance and plays at the Library every second Wednesday. Bookings not required. Seating is limited, so come early!