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

Last updated December 16th, 2019 by BroadwayBox Staff
10 Performances of Gilbert & Sullivan's  "Three Little Maid…

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.