About The Mikado at St Mary the Virgin, Long Wittenham
The Mikado at St Mary the Virgin, Long Wittenham is a performance by Opera Anywhere of the especially popular comic opera The Mikado – the most frequently performed Savoy Opera.
Set in Japan, The Mikado is the story of a tangled web of love.
Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado, flees in search of his true love, Yum-Yum, to avoid marrying a much older suitor. Yum-Yum, however, is unwillingly betrothed to Ko-Ko, the Lord High Executioner.
Can this complicated situation be set right before someone loses their head? Expect high jinx, lots of energy and clever wordplay as all is revealed.
Artistic Director: Vanessa Woodward
Producer: Mike Woodward
Production Director: Tristan Stocks
Musical Director: Nia Williams
Technical and Lighting Director: John Alcock
Woodwind: Nick Planas