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The Mikado   
The Town of Titipu

 
This production played in repertory with The Pirates of Penzance, Trial by Jury & H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe

Mark Hellinger Theatre, (10/20/1952 - 10/25/1952)
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Opening Date: Oct 20, 1952    
Closing Date: Oct 25, 1952 Total Performances: 8

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comic operetta in two acts
Setting: Courtyard of Ko-Ko's official residence. Ko-Ko's garden in Titipu.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Anthony Brady Farrell
Produced by S.M. Chartock
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Lehman Engel
Staged by S.M. Chartock
Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang; Costume Design by Peggy Morrison
Company Manager: Leon Spachner
Stage Manager: Lewis Pierce, Radley Flynn and Athena Pappas; Production Stage Manager: Radley Flynn, Athena Pappas and Lewis Pierce
Assistant Conductor: Eugene Kusmiak
Press Representative: Nat Dorfman and Irvin Dorfman
Cast
Mary Louise BeatieSchool Girl
Anthony CeramiNoble
Guard
Catherine CurrieSchool Girl
Dolores DePugliaSchool Girl
Helen DodgeSchool Girl
John DorrinNoble
Guard
Robert EcklesPooh-Bah
Lord High Everything Else
Herbert EstrowNoble
Guard
Radley FlynnGo-To
a Noble Lord
Noble
Guard
Roger FranklinNoble
Guard
Martyn GreenKo-Ko
Lord High Executioner of Titipu
Bonnie GrevattSchool Girl
Ella HalmanKatisha
an Elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo
Vincent HenryNoble
Guard
Glynn HillSchool Girl
Don KaplanNoble
Guard
Don LaMonNoble
Guard
Grace LangSchool Girl
Joseph MacaulayThe Mikado of Japan
Dorothy MacNeillPeep-Bo
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Stella MatthewsSchool Girl
Eileen MoranSchool Girl
Ray MorrisseyNoble
Guard
Irl MoweryNoble
Guard
Lillian MurphyYum-Yum
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Jan NewbySchool Girl
Bill NussNoble
Guard
Athena PappasSchool Girl
Shirley PringleSchool Girl
Stanley PropperNoble
Guard
Michael RichNoble
Guard
Mary RochePitti-Sing
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Frank RogierPish-Tush
a Noble Lord
Robert RounsevilleNanki-Poo
son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel
Gloria SacksSchool Girl
Jeanne SchlegelSchool Girl
Rita SchoenSchool Girl
Ken SmithNoble
Guard
Feodore TedickNoble
Guard
Helen WhitfieldSchool Girl
Chase WillardNoble
Guard
Tony Award®
winner 1953 Conductor and Musical Director [winner] 
 Musical Director: Lehman Engel
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1 Sung By
If You Want to Know Who We AreChorus of Men
A Wand'ring Minstrel INanki-Poo (son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel) and Chorus
Our Great Mikado, Virtuous ManPish-Tush (a Noble Lord) and Chorus
Young Man, Despair, Likewise Go ToPooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else), Nanki-Poo (son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel) and Pish-Tush (a Noble Lord)
And Have I Journey'd for a MonthNanki-Poo (son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel) and Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else)
Behold the Lord High ExecutionerKo-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu)
As Some Day It May HappenKo-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu) and Chorus
Comes a Train of Little LadiesChorus of Girls
Three Little Maids From SchoolYum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Peep-Bo (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Pitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko) and Chorus
So Please You, Sir, We Much RegretYum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Peep-Bo (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Pitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else) and Chorus
Were You No to Ko-Ko PlightedYum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko) and Nanki-Poo (son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel)
I Am So ProudKo-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu), Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else) and Pish-Tush (a Noble Lord)
With Aspect Stern and Gloomy StrideCompany
ACT 2 Sung By
Braid the Raven HairPitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko) and Chorus of Girls
The Sun, Whose Rays Are All AblazeYum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko)
Brightly Dawns Our Wedding DayYum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Pitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Nanki-Poo (son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel) and Pish-Tush (a Noble Lord)
Here's a How-de-do! If I Marry YouYum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Nanki-Poo (son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel) and Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu)
Mi-ya-sa-ma-mi-ya-sa-maChorus
The Criminal Cried as He Dropped Him DownPitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko)
A More Humane Mikado Never Did in Japan ExistThe Mikado of Japan and Chorus
The Criminal Cried as He Dropped Him DownKo-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu), Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else) and Chorus
The Flowers That Bloom in the SpringNanki-Poo (son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel), Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu), Yum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko), Pitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko) and Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else)
Alone, and Yet AliveKatisha (an Elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo)
On a Tree by a River, a Little Tom-tit Sang Willow, Tit-willowKo-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu)
There Is a Beauty in the Bellow of the BlastKatisha (an Elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo) and Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu)
For He's Gone and Married Yum-YumCompany