Theater: Old Musical in Manhattan

The Mikado (book & lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert; music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; produced by the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company) ushers in yet another D'Oyly Carte visit to Broadway. In a sense, it is always the same visit, as full of tradition and ritual as though the visiting players were visiting royalty. It even seems to fetch the same audiences of devotees. The extravaganzas that once turned Victorian sanity upside down today seem one of the few things still on their feet. Titipu still flourishes, Barataria still stands.

D'Oyly Carte productions are...

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