Gilbert and Sullivan's Comic Opera The Mikado
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The last date listed for The Mikado was Saturday August 18, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Take a Surreal Journey with Opera Parallèle as Kurt Weill's Mahagonny-Songspiel collides with Francis Poulenc's Les mamelles de Tirésias for an original post-apocalyptic steampunk opera. In search of water and an elusive paradise across a desert wasteland, a theater troupe sings the jazz-infused melodies of Weill's short opera, co-written with Bertolt Brecht in 1927. Along the way, they come upon an audience for their performance of Poulenc's outrageously surreal satire about a man who gives birth to 40,000 babies in a single day. Surreal Journey fuses these two landmark works and brings them into the 21st century. Learn More
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See reviews of this performance of _The Mikado _by The Lamplighters
“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