The Theatre: In Central City

Of all the Gilbert & Sullivan operettas, The Yeomen of the Guard, or The Merryman and His Maid is nearest in style to grand opera, gives able singers most to get their teeth into. Last week The Yeomen was the offering of the eighth annual play festival in the plushy, chandeliered, 61-year-old Opera House in Central City, Colo.

Probably never had a better singing cast performed it: the Metropolitan Opera's Tenor Charles Kullmann and Soprano Hilda Burke in the leads, Contralto Anna Kaskas as the housekeeper, cadaverous Singer-Actor Richard Hale as broken hearted Jester...

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