A giddy one act spoof of the British courtroom. A jilted bride-to-be sues her former fiancée for breach of contract, resulting in a hilarious trial where any ideals of romance are eclipsed by the realities of greed and lust. Intended by producer D’Oyly Carte as a curtain raiser for his London production of Offenbach’s Perichole, Trial By Jury became a tremendous success in its own right. D’Oyly Carte soon encouraged Gilbert and Sullivan to write full length “comic operas.”
Our production is April 2016 was part of a Gilbert and Sullivan Charity Concert.