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The Mikado    The Town of Titipu

Virginia Theatre, (4/02/1987 - 5/03/1987)
First Preview: Mar 31, 1987 Total Previews: 3
Opening Date: Apr 02, 1987    
Closing Date: May 03, 1987 Total Performances: 37

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

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Richard G. Wolff: President)
Produced by David Mirvish, Ed Mirvish and Brian Macdonald Productions (Brian Macdonald, Executive Producer; Elizabeth Bradley, Associate Producer; Ron Francis, General Manager)
Originally produced by The Stratford Festival of Canada
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Berthold Carrière; Additional musical arrangements by Berthold Carrière; Additional lyrics by John Banks
Directed by Brian MacDonald; Choreographed by Brian MacDonald
Scenic Design by Susan Benson; Costume Design by Susan Benson; Lighting Design by Michael J. Whitfield; Associate Scenic Design: Douglas McLean; Assistant Lighting Design: Robert Bosworth
General Manager: Frank Scardino Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Lynn McKay
Stage Manager: Pat Thomas; Technical Director: Jeremy Lach
Conducted by Fen Watkin
General Press Representative: Max Eisen
Elizabeth Adams
Marie Baron
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Stephen Beamish
Timothy Cruickshank
Eric Donkin
Lord High Executioner of Titipu
Aggie Cekuta Elliot
Glori Gage
Paul D. Gatchell
David Gonzales
Larry Herbert
Debora Joy
John Keane
son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel
David W. Keeley
Avo Kittask
The Mikado of Japan
Richard March
Janet Martin
Paul Massel
a Noble Lord
Richard McMillan
Lord High Everything Else
Arlene Meadows
an Elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo
David Playfair
Walter Quigley
Lyndsay Richardson
Karen Skidmore
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Gerald Smuin
Joy Thompson-Allen
Marcia Tratt
Jim White
Karen Wood
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Steve Yorke
Understudies: Elizabeth Adams (Katisha), Stephen Beamish (Pish-Tush, Pooh-Bah), Timothy Cruickshank (The Mikado of Japan), Paul D. Gatchell (Nanki-Poo), Richard March (Nanki-Poo), Janet Martin (Yum-Yum), Karen Skidmore (Pitti-Sing), Marcia Tratt (Peep-Bo) and Jim White (Ko-Ko)
Tony Award®
1987 Best Choreography [nominee]
Brian MacDonald
1987 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Brian MacDonald
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
A More Humane Mikado Never Did in Japan Exist The Mikado of Japan and Chorus
The Criminal Cried as He Dropped Him Down Pitti-Sing, 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