Zip goes a million. Book and lyrics by Eric Maschwitz; music by George Ponsford. (Dunedin Operatic & Dramatic Society). His Majesty’s Theatre, Dunedin, 1960.
Cases 2-5 feature light opera and musical entertainments by the Dunedin Operatic & Dramatic Society. Originally known from ca. 1893 as Dunedin Musical Society, Dunedin Operatic was so renamed in 1929. From this point it became a major force in Dunedin cultural life and remains so today. It has staged more than 110 productions, mostly musicals, many occurring at the former His Majesty’s Theatre in Crawford Street. Dunedin Operatic changed its name to Musical Theatre Dunedin in 2010.