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10 Performances of Gilbert & Sullivan's "Three Little Maids from School" from The Mikado

December 16th, 2019 by

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Gilbert and Sullivan's comedic opera The Mikado

is back on NYC this month in a new production by the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, running at Hunter College December 27 through January 5. The operetta has been performed on Broadway a total of 33 times, the first production was in 1885 and the last production was 1987. To celebrate this limited revival by America’s preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, BroadwayBox shares 10 renditions of the show's most famous number, "Three Little Maids from School", performed in Act I by Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing. (Warning: many of these renditions would be problematic today.)

Broadway Revival Cast , 1937


The English National Opera, 1987


Opera Australia, 2011


Lyric Theatre of San Jose, 2010


D’oyly Carte Opera Company, 1966


Alvin the Chipmunks, 1984


Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, 2009


Topsy-Turvy, 1999


The Mikado Movie, 1939


Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Shore, & Joan Sutherland, 1963


Don't miss the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players production of The Mikado running December 27-January 5 at Hunter College.