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The Mikado    The Town of Titipu


Shubert Theatre, (10/10/1955 - 10/12/1955)
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Opening Date: Oct 10, 1955    
Closing Date: Oct 12, 1955 Total Performances: 12

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
Produced by D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Isidore Godfrey
Directed by Robert A. Gibson
Scenic Design by Peter Goffin; Costume Design by Charles Ricketts
General Manager: Frederic Lloyd; Company Manager: Les Appleby
Stage Manager: Jerome Stephens, Herbert Newby and Harry Haste
Press Representative: Gerald Goode
Cast
Donald Adams
The Mikado of Japan
John Banks
Go-To
a Noble Lord
Beryl Dixon
Peep-Bo
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Ann Drummond-Grant
Katisha
an Elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo
Neville Griffiths
Nanki-Poo
son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel
Cynthia Morey
Yum-Yum
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Fisher Morgan
Pooh-Bah
Lord High Everything Else
Peter Pratt
Ko-Ko
Lord High Executioner of Titipu
Jeffrey Skitch
Pish-Tush
a Noble Lord
Joyce Wright
Pitti-Sing
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
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 and Chorus
Our Great Mikado, Virtuous Man Pish-Tush and Chorus
Young Man, Despair, Likewise Go To Pooh-Bah, Nanki-Poo and Pish-Tush
And Have I Journey'd for a Month Nanki-Poo and Pooh-Bah
Behold the Lord High Executioner Ko-Ko
As Some Day It May Happen Ko-Ko and Chorus
Comes a Train of Little Ladies Chorus of Girls
Three Little Maids From School Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing and Chorus
So Please You, Sir, We Much Regret Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing, Pooh-Bah and Chorus
Were You No to Ko-Ko Plighted Yum-Yum and Nanki-Poo
I Am So Proud Ko-Ko, Pooh-Bah and Pish-Tush
With Aspect Stern and Gloomy Stride Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Braid the Raven Hair Pitti-Sing and Chorus of Girls
The Sun, Whose Rays Are All Ablaze Yum-Yum
Brightly Dawns Our Wedding Day Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Nanki-Poo and Pish-Tush
Here's a How-de-do! If I Marry You Yum-Yum, Nanki-Poo and Ko-Ko
Mi-ya-sa-ma-mi-ya-sa-ma Chorus
The Criminal Cried as He Dropped Him Down Pitti-Sing
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, Pooh-Bah and Chorus
The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring Nanki-Poo, Ko-Ko, Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing and Pooh-Bah
Alone, and Yet Alive Katisha
On a Tree by a River, a Little Tom-tit Sang Willow, Tit-willow Ko-Ko
There Is a Beauty in the Bellow of the Blast Katisha and Ko-Ko
For He's Gone and Married Yum-Yum Company