A staged performance of Burnand and Sullivan's Cox and Box; or, The Long-Lost Brothers. James John Cox and John James Box amicably share the same living quarters. They do not, however, know it. Sergeant Bouncer, their landlord, has been letting one room to both men, who work entirely separate hours, to earn double rent. Hilarity ensues.
A comic farce in one act, Cox and Box endures as an exemplar of minimalist chamber writing and early glimpse of Sir Arthur Sullivan's talent as a composer.