Gilbert & Sullivan Company of El Paso presents: The Mikado

Gilbert & Sullivan Company of El Paso

POSTED: Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 6:42am

UPDATED: Friday, July 18, 2014 - 1:26pm

Gilbert & Sullivan Company of El Paso

A local production company is presenting a new play for the whole family. To celebrate the company’s 45th anniversary, the Gilbert & Sullivan Company will put on the production, The Mikado.

It’s being widely regarded as the finest Gilbert and Sullivan operetta. The play will captivate and humor you at every turn. Nanki-Poo, son of the Emperor of Japan, is desperately in love with Yum-Yum, but she is betrothed to Ko-Ko, the Lord High Executioner. Witty lyrics and brilliantly constructed plot twists make this light-hearted tale of forbidden love, deception, and beheadings a favorite among opera-goers everywhere.

The production cast is composed of local volunteer talent and is led by Stephanie J. Conwell, Artistic Director, Marsha Watley, Vocal Director and Ballard Coldwell, Piano Accompanist.

List of performances:
Las Cruces

Black Box Theater, 430 N. Downtown Mall
Saturday, July 19 at 2:30 pm
Saturday, July 19 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 20 at 2:30 pm
Phone (575) 523-1223 for Black Box Theater tickets and reservations

El Paso
Chamizal National Memorial Theater
800 S. San Marcial
Friday, July 25 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, July 26 at 7:00 pm
Friday, August 1 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, August 2 at 7:00pm
Tickets: Advance purchase: $10 adults / $8 students, seniors and military; At the door: $12 adults/$10 students, seniors and military; Group rates are available.
Visit or phone (915) 584-9319. You can also find the company on Facebook

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