MusicalOperettaRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 02, 1987
Closing Date
May 03, 1987
1st Preview
Mar 31, 1987
1st Preview
Mar 31, 1987
Previews
3
Performances
37
MusicalOperettaRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Virginia Theatre
(Apr 02, 1987 - May 03, 1987)

Description
A comic operetta in two acts

Setting
Courtyard of Ko-Ko's official residence. Ko-Ko's garden.

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; Assistant Musical Dir.: Chuck Homewood; Additional lyrics by John Banks
Directed by Brian MacDonald; Choreographed by Brian MacDonald; Assistant Director: Kelly Robinson; Assistant Choreographer: Kelly Robinson
Scenic Design by Susan Benson; Costume Design by Susan Benson; Lighting Design by Michael J. Whitfield; Associate Scenic Design: Douglas McLean; Assistant Scenic Design: Lisa Hughes; Assistant Costume Design: Lisa Hughes; Assistant Lighting Design: Robert Bosworth; Wigmaster: Paul Elliot; Wig Styling: Doreen Freeman
General Manager: Frank Scardino Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Lynn McKay
Stage Manager: Pat Thomas; Assistant Stage Mgr: Shirley Third; Technical Director: Jeremy Lach
Conducted by Fen Watkin
Assistant to the Director: Anne Wooten; General Press Representative: Max Eisen
Ensemble
Yum-Yum
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Ensemble
Ko-Ko
Lord High Executioner of Titipu
Ensemble
Ensemble
Acrobat
Ensemble
Ensemble
Nanki-Poo
son of Mikado, disguised as a wandering minstrel
Ensemble
The Mikado of Japan
Ensemble
Ensemble
Pish-Tush
a Noble Lord
Pooh-Bah
Lord High Everything Else
Katisha
an Elderly Lady, in love with Nanki-Poo
Ensemble
Acrobat
Peep-Bo
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Pitti-Sing
one of Three Sisters, ward of Ko-Ko
Ensemble
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)
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

Tony Award®

 

Best Choreography

1987 Nominee
Choreographed by Brian MacDonald
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1987 Nominee
Directed by Brian MacDonald
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