The Mikado

The Mikado

FOXTEL Arts  |  October 2, 2016

Based on the popular opera by Gilbert and Sullivan, this is the tale of the adventures of Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado. He flees his court to escape the amorous attentions of an elderly stateswoman. Dressed as a minstrel he attempts to find his true love, Yum-Yum, who has been forced to marry another. He discovers that her husband has been condemned to death for flirting. What ensues is a farcical catalogue of events which give rise to some superb musical moments. Starring Kenny Baker, Martyn Green, Jean Colin.

Based on the popular opera by Gilbert and Sullivan, this is the tale of the adventures of Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado. He flees his court to escape the amorous attentions of an elderly stateswoman. Dressed as a minstrel he attempts to find his true love, Yum-Yum, who has been forced to marry another. He discovers that her husband has been condemned to death for flirting. What ensues is a farcical catalogue of events which give rise to some superb musical moments. Starring Kenny Baker, Martyn Green, Jean Colin.

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