The Mikado @ McGill Savoy Society

Bloody Underrated

It is impossible to walk away from a Gilbert and Sullivan production without smiling. Whether it is the lilting “topsy-turvydum” of the lyrics, the bright colours and costumes, or the sheer wonder of their timeless wit, you are guaranteed a good night of fun at the theatre.

The McGill Savoy Society
is one of those precious groups who have dedicated themselves to the preservation and propagation of past masters. Founded in 1965, the group has been working throughout the past five decades to introduce Gilbert & Sullivan to new audiences on McGill campus. It is comprised of passionate volunteers who work hard as cast, creative and production team, stage crew and orchestra and boy do they have fun.

The Mikado is one of the most well-known operas from the dynamic duo. Set in feudal Japan, it is the story of a young man, Nanki-Poo, who arrives in the small town…

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