If you want to know who we are,
We are gentlemen of Japan. . . .
Feet tapped, on many a face beamed a happy smile of recognition and some spectators even hummed as they heard this antiphonal opening chorus on the stage of
Manhattan's St. James Theatre one night last week. The Mikado was being revived and delighted Savoyards, a distinct and folksy type of audience which seems to remain in hiding between Gilbert & Sullivan revivals, were on hand in large and enthusiastic numbers.* Librettos were on sale in the lobby (and...