Postponed / Opera South East Presents The Mikado
April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
This performance is postponed due to the current COVID-19 situation. You can find full details of all affected shows & the steps you can take on our website. Thank you for your understanding in this difficult time http://bit.ly/WhiteRockStatementUpdate
One of the most popular and humorous operas ever written, The Mikado is always a treat. It satirises Victorian British society, customs and pretensions through a farcical Gilbertian plot brimming with wit and sharp observation, all under the disguise of the Japanese Imperial Court of long ago. In this topsy-turvy world, flirting is punishable by death, and KoKo, the hapless Lord High Executioner, has much on his mind, including trying to avoid his own decapitation! A tale of love and deception, with many memorable songs and plenty of opportunity to poke fun at 21st century Britain and its leading establishment and political figures. Who can we be thinking of? Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose! This will be a traditional production, with fabulous flowing costumes and brilliant make-up. A feast for the senses…what a great way to spend a Spring evening.