The Mikado

Opera - Revival

Mark Hellinger Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 4, 1949
  • Closing Date: October 8, 1949
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 8

Playwright: W. S. Gilbert

Libretto: W. S. Gilbert

Music: Sir Arthur Sullivan


The son of the Mikado of Japan disguises himself as a wandering minstrel to woo the fair Yum-Yum, who is scheduled to marry the Lord High Executioner, in Gilbert and Sullivan's satirical operetta.


Opening Night Cast

Morton Bowe Nanki-Poo
Robert Eckles Pooh-Bah
Jean Handzlik Katisha
Beverly Janis Pitti-Sing
Joseph Macauley The Mikado of Japan
The Mikado of Japan
Earle MacVeigh Pish-Tush
Elaine Malbin Peep-Bo
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Opening Night Production Credits

  W. S. Gilbert Writer
  Sir Arthur Sullivan Music
  S.M. Chartock Director
  Ralph Alswang Scenic Design
  Peggy Morrison Costume Design
  Ralph Alswang Lighting Design
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