The Mikado

The Mikado

Stratford Festival Classics

Streaming Video - 2012
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The Stratford Shakespeare Festival's stunning production of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic comic opera was a blockbuster hit that went on to garner acclaim in Toronto, London, and New York. Cloaked in the guise of a Japanese musical drama, The Mikado is a spoof of Victorian English society. The plot involves the transformation of the dishonest Ko-Ko from lowly tailor and prisoner in a country jail to the rank of Lord High Executioner. While avoiding the particulars of his job, he must maneuver for the hand of his beloved Yum-Yum, who loves Nanki-Poo - a wandering minstrel and, secretly, the Imperial Prince.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c1982
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (150 min.) :,sd., col
Alternative Title: Stratford Festival Classics

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