Presented by: New Zealand Opera

Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado

March 7–11, 2017

ITR Auditorium

The Mikado is without doubt Gilbert & Sullivan’s most famous comic opera. While set in the imaginary Japanese town of Titipu, the satire is directed fairly and squarely at the British and their love of bureaucracy.

This stunning production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic masterpiece transports us to modern-day Japan, where Harajuku fashion, mobile phones and Hello Kitty rule. Filled with vibrant colour, sharp blades, even sharper wits and an excellent cast of New Zealand and Australian singers, The Mikado was hailed as “laugh out loud stuff” which “fizzes with charm” by reviewers of the Australian season.

Creative Team
Isaac Hayward - Conductor
Stuart Maunder - Director
Simone Romaniuk - Production Designer
Donn Byrnes - Lighting Designer
Siobhan Ginty - Choreographer

James Clayton - The Mikado
Jonathan Abernethy - Nanki-Poo
Byron Coll - Ko-Ko
Andrew Collis - Pooh-Bah
Robert Tucker - Pish-Tush
Amelia Berry - Yum-Yum
Anna Dowsley - Pitti-Sing
Barbara Graham - Peep-Bo
Helen Medlyn - Katisha

The Mikado – Auckland/Wellington/Christchurch – February/March 2017

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Running Times:
Times are approx. and subject to change at any time.

Box Office: 1.5 Hours prior to performance
Outer Doors: 1 Hour prior to performance
Auditorium Doors: 30 Minutes prior to performance
Lock Out: Yes (until a suitable break)
Interval: Yes

Tickets from $45

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