mikado mikado  /mɪ ˈkɑ doʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the emperor of Japan; when regarded as a religious leader the emperor is called tenno

News

  1. Opera: Skylark shines in both 'The Mikado' and 'The Fantasticks'

    REVIEW: A reboot of “The Mikado,” set in Edwardian England, is hilarious, and “The Fantasticks” is a summery charmer.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Review: Skylark's is a 'Mikado' you can enjoy

    Skylark Opera decided on a different approach for its current production of Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Mikado."
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

Quotes

  1. "I was playing Ko-Ko in a production of 'The Mikado,' and I was really enjoying myself," said Idle, 63, as he tried to ignore fans on the busy patio of a Studio City coffee bar. "One night I thought, 'This is what I should do next!'"
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: Eric Idle Source: OCRegister

  2. "I was once part of the school choir but I was never in the school opera or the school play and I never sung solo, and you can now see why," Mr Abbott said during a dress rehearsal. "The chorus of The Mikado is the nearest I've been to a...
    on Mar 15, 2007 By: Tony Abbott Source: The Age

  3. "In the Mikado, it's a very rich, beautiful, pampered girl who is going to become an empress. So I thought it would be funny to call this rather staid, middle-aged cat 'yum-yum'," Ms. Lessing explains.
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Doris Lessing Source: Wall Street Journal

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