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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)
First Preview: Total Previews:
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 Beatie
School Girl
Anthony Cerami
Noble
Guard
Catherine Currie
School Girl
Dolores DePuglia
School Girl
Helen Dodge
School Girl
John Dorrin
Noble
Guard
Robert Eckles
Pooh-Bah
Lord High Everything Else
Herbert Estrow
Noble
Guard
Radley Flynn
Go-To
a Noble Lord
Noble
Guard
Roger Franklin
Noble
Guard
Martyn Green
Ko-Ko
Lord High Executioner of Titipu
Bonnie Grevatt
School Girl
Ella Halman
Katisha
an Elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo
Vincent Henry
Noble
Guard
Glynn Hill
School Girl
Don Kaplan
Noble
Guard
Don LaMon
Noble
Guard
Grace Lang
School Girl
Joseph Macaulay
The Mikado of Japan
Dorothy MacNeill
Peep-Bo
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Stella Matthews
School Girl
Eileen Moran
School Girl
Ray Morrissey
Noble
Guard
Irl Mowery
Noble
Guard
Lillian Murphy
Yum-Yum
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Jan Newby
School Girl
Bill Nuss
Noble
Guard
Athena Pappas
School Girl
Shirley Pringle
School Girl
Stanley Propper
Noble
Guard
Michael Rich
Noble
Guard
Mary Roche
Pitti-Sing
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Frank Rogier
Pish-Tush
a Noble Lord
Robert Rounseville
Nanki-Poo
son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel
Gloria Sacks
School Girl
Jeanne Schlegel
School Girl
Rita Schoen
School Girl
Ken Smith
Noble
Guard
Feodore Tedick
Noble
Guard
Helen Whitfield
School Girl
Chase Willard
Noble
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 Are Chorus of Men
A Wand'ring Minstrel I Nanki-Poo (son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel) and Chorus
Our Great Mikado, Virtuous Man Pish-Tush (a Noble Lord) and Chorus
Young Man, Despair, Likewise Go To Pooh-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 Month Nanki-Poo (son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel) and Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else)
Behold the Lord High Executioner Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu)
As Some Day It May Happen Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu) and Chorus
Comes a Train of Little Ladies Chorus of Girls
Three Little Maids From School Yum-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 Regret Yum-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 Plighted Yum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko) and Nanki-Poo (son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel)
I Am So Proud Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu), Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else) and Pish-Tush (a Noble Lord)
With Aspect Stern and Gloomy Stride Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Braid the Raven Hair Pitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko) and Chorus of Girls
The Sun, Whose Rays Are All Ablaze Yum-Yum (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko)
Brightly Dawns Our Wedding Day Yum-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 You Yum-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-ma Chorus
The Criminal Cried as He Dropped Him Down Pitti-Sing (one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko)
A More Humane Mikado Never Did in Japan Exist The Mikado of Japan and Chorus
The Criminal Cried as He Dropped Him Down Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu), Pooh-Bah (Lord High Everything Else) and Chorus
The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring Nanki-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 Alive Katisha (an Elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo)
On a Tree by a River, a Little Tom-tit Sang Willow, Tit-willow Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu)
There Is a Beauty in the Bellow of the Blast Katisha (an Elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo) and Ko-Ko (Lord High Executioner of Titipu)
For He's Gone and Married Yum-Yum Company