“It’s laugh-out-loud stuff”

The Australian

"It's laugh-out-loud stuff."

“It’s laugh-out-loud stuff”

The Australian

GILBERT & SULLIVAN

THE MIKADO

FESTIVAL THEATRE

9 Nov – 23 Nov
Season Closed

Gilbert & Sullivan’s most famous opera The Mikado bounces along as a riot of colour, comedy and cutting commentary. It’s a Hello Kitty, pink polka-dotted, smart-phone-selfie world called Titipu and its residents are a mad bunch of bureaucrats, young schoolgirls and a captivating cougar named Katisha. It is quite simply beautifully executed comedy.

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CREATIVES

Conductor Simon Kenway
Director Stuart Maunder
Design Simone Romaniuk
Lighting Design Donn Byrnes
Choreography Siobhan Ginty

CAST

Mikado Pelham Andrews
Nanki Poo Dominic J. Walsh
Ko-Ko Byron Coll
Pooh-Bah Andrew Collis
Pish-Tush Nicholas Cannon
Yum-Yum Amelia Berry
Pitti-Sing Bethany Hill
Peep-Bo Charlotte Kelso
Katisha Elizabeth Campbell

State Opera Chorus
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Suitability
G


English


Hearing Loop


Accessible Venue

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Palmer spent five years transforming Cloudstreet, one of the country’s most beloved stories into operatic form – both composing the music and adapting Winton’s 427-page novel into a libretto.

We look back on this production in our Arias from the Archives series with Joanna McWaters performing Dolly's aria watch here: youtu.be/1GcP8H63Kso
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Palmer spent five years transforming Cloudstreet, one of the country’s most beloved stories into operatic form – both composing the music and adapting Winton’s 427-page novel into a libretto. 

We look back on this production in our Arias from the Archives series with Joanna McWaters performing Dollys aria watch here: https://youtu.be/1GcP8H63Kso

Comment on Facebook Palmer spent five ...

Must be revived as so many people missed out!

Love it too. An amazing production with our talented artists.

This was the best moment of the opera, (or one of the best). Loved it.

Still on my Bucket list!! Love , love , love it!!

I would love to see this again - it changed me forever

Brilliant production!

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As a company, we love connecting deeply with South Australians and are proud to bring so many Australians home to sing for you. ... See MoreSee Less

As a company, we love connecting deeply with South Australians and are proud to bring so many Australians home to sing for you.

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Looking forward to the next time you are home Grant Doyle 🎼

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In the third release of the Arias from the Archives series, Joanna McWaters and Anthony Hunt (piano) perform Dolly's aria from Cloudstreet where Joanna made the debut of the character at the opera's world premiere in Adelaide in 2016.

Learn more about Arias from the Archives and see previous episodes in the series here: stateopera.com.au/arias-from-the-archives-state-opera/
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Comment on Facebook Dolly's Aria ...

Wonderful memories of the most amazing time <3

This opera was a unique experience. Loved it!

Wonderful Jo, an extraordinary production.

A wonderful performance Jo, a memorable evening at the new venue....Freemasons Hall.

State Opera of SA the Great survivor.

I remember going on the first night. I would love to see Cloudstreet return to the stage some time.

This is such a beautiful aria 😍

Love this and that Opera

Stunning singing as always jo

Sharanna Karika do you remember seeing this production? I don't think I was ever quite the same after that!

So fabulous!!👏🏼👏🏼😘

George Palmer

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