The Tabard Theatre Presents THE MIKADO, Feb 20-Mar 17
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by BWW News Desk
From the producers of Ruddigore and The Pirates of Penzance comes another topsy-turvy Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, The Mikado.
Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado, has fled to escape an undesirable marriage to the ageing Katisha. Disguised, he returns intending to find and marry his first love, Yum-Yum. But little does he know that she is now betrothed to Ko-Ko - the High Executioner!
The most famous of all of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta may be set in Japan but focussed entirely at English subjects and institutions. Director Matthew Johnson transports The Mikado from the oriental town of Titipu to the gentrified eccentric English world of a golf club, complete with its honoured rules, rituals and regulations..
The Mikado is produced in-house at the Tabard Theatre whose previous musical credits
With a live band and some of Gilbert and Sullivan's best tunes, join us for three little