Gilbert and Sullivan's Comic Opera The Mikado
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The last date listed for The Mikado was Saturday August 11, 2012 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - Main Stage:
- Full Price:
- $25.00 - $69.00
- Our Price:
- COMP - $36.00
In the Bay Area premiere of this 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, an Iraq war veteran grapples with personal and family issues, while the motherly moderator of an online support group for recovering addicts and its members struggle to stay sober. Their worlds end up colliding in unexpected ways, as they seek redemption through connection and community. This moving collage of lives in crisis was written by Tony nominee Quiara Alegría Hudes (In the Heights) and receives its much-anticipated regional debut from TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Mel Zucker
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This light opera has : a simple but very clever script, marvelous music that has lived on in popularity for more than a century, an excellent live orchestra, brilliant and vibrant costumes , an enormous well-rehearsed ensemble, lead vocals that fill the room and stir an audience of mixed ages and tops it off with well-rehearsed comedic timing and body-acting . A remarkable entertainment experience. Lighting is perfect for a traveling show in different locations. After a performance, they rush out to the lobby to greet , thank and pose for photos ... with only 3 hours between shows ! Super - titles above stage for those less familiar with lyrics. Lamplighters continue to glow with passion, power and personality.
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“The Lamplighters is a San Francisco tradition ranking somewhere between sourdough bread and cable cars.” —Robert Commanday, San Francisco Classical Voice
“The best Gilbert & Sullivan available in this country.” —Alan Rich, LA Weekly
**Ko-Ko: F. Lawrence Ewing
Pooh-Bah: Robby Stafford
Pish-Tush: John Melis
Mikado: Wm. H. Neil
Nanki-Poo: Robert Vann / Michael Desnoyers (double cast)
Yum-Yum: Moira McManus / Lindsay Thompson Roush (double cast)
Katisha: Sonia Gariaeff
Pitti-Sing: Molly Mahoney
Peep-Bo: Talia Levitan