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Boise State University – Morrison Center for the Performing Arts


address  2201 Cesar Chavez Ln.
 Boise, ID  83725
phone (208) 426-1609
morrisoncenter.com

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players: The Mikado

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players: The Mikado

Operetta
New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players return to The Morrison Center with their delightfully reimagined The Mikado. The most known and performed Gilbert & Sullivan operetta, The Mikado dates from 1885. Setting the operetta in Japan, an exotic locale far away from Britain, allowed Gilbert to satirize British politics and institutions more freely by disguising them as Japanese. NYGASP’s all-new production brings center stage the history and inspiration for the writing of The Mikado as the real life characters of Victorian London’s D’Oyly Carte Opera Company are combined with the imagined setting of Titipu, influenced by the art and architecture of Japan that had recently reached England in the late 19th century.
mikado;gilbert & sullivan;opera;boise;comic operetta;Japan;1800s;A Wandering Minstrel I;Behold the Lord High Executioner;Three Little Maids From School Are We;Here's a How-de-do!;Willow, Tit-willow;
www.nygasp.org
Event Info: (208) 426-1110
Ages: all ages
Price: $25.50 to $81 plus fees, military, senior, student/child discounts available.
Event Website: http://operaidaho.org/1819/2018-2019-season-subscription/the-mikado/
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 • Sun 4/7/19 at 2:30pm