Kate Perrin

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The Mikado

Saturday June 1, 2013 / 8:00pm
The Mikado
3 tickets
Rear Orchestra
1551 Trap Road
Vienna, VA 22182

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The New York Gilbert and Sullivan company decided to make this classic more contemporary and more politically and locally relevant by substituting its own dialogue and lyrics about current events and local people and places about Washington into the libretto. Bad move. And they were overly silly and hambone in what they thought were funnier behaviors. Bad move. It made for a more disappointing Mikado.